Cubs tap Brown for Steele spot


Chicago Cubs
NEWS: Chicago placed LHP Justin Steele on the 15-day IL with a left hamstring strain and recalled RHP Ben Brown from AAA-Iowa.
BHQ SPIN: Steele left Thursday’s start after injuring his left hamstring while fielding a bunt and an MRI revealed a grade 1 strain. Before Saturday’s game, manager Craig Counsell stated that he expects Steele to miss all of April but is expecting a return to Chicago’s rotation at some point in May. In a corresponding move, Chicago recalled Ben Brown, the 7th-ranked prospect on the team’s 2024 Org Report. Prior to Saturday’s game, Counsell indicated that while Brown was available from the bullpen, he expects that the right-hander will be “involved in some...


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