Found April 20, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
TEAMS: Chicago Cubs
Matt Garza Starting pitcher Matt Garza threw two innings of a simulated game on April 19 without incident. He is scheduled to throw a total of four simulated games, working his pitch count up gradually throughout each of them. His next game calls for three innings or a total of 45 pitches. Cubs’ manager Dale Sveum said that Garza threw well but had control issues. That is understandable after such a long layoff. Garza could take the mound for the Cubs by mid-May. Kyuji Fujikawa Reliever Kyuji Fujikawa was named the team’s closer in early April and then landed on the 15-day disabled list on April 12 with a strained right forearm. He threw from 75 feet on April 19 and reported no pain. Fujikawa is 1-0 with a 12.46 ERA in five games and 4.1 innings pitched. He is 2 for 3 in save opportunities. Fujikawa could return as early as April 28. Steve Clevenger The versatile Steve Clevenger went on the 60-day disabled list on April 14 after suffering a back injury while swinging the bat. He was just 1 for 8 on the season. Clevenger plays catcher, first base, and third base for the Cubs and provides a left-handed bat off the bench. Clevenger will not return until at least mid-June. Ian Stewart After spending most of 2012 out with an injured wrist, third baseman Ian Stewart strained his left quad during Spring Training while running the bases. He has yet to play for the Cubs in the regular season, but he began a rehab stint with at Triple A-Iowa on April 14. Stewart is hitless in nine at bats for the Iowa Cubs. Scott Feldman Starting pitcher Scott Feldman will miss one start due to back tightness. He last pitched on April 11. Feldman is 0-2 with a 6.00 ERA over nine innings pitched. The injury does not appear serious, and he should take his next turn in the rotation. Sources: Carrie Muskat, Garza Hurls Two-Inning Simulated Game,, April 20, 2013. Chicago Cubs, Individual Player Pages, as of April 20, 2013. Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs Injury Report, as of April 20, 2013.Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

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