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MLB Injury News:
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza was scheduled to
throw a rehab start with the Cubs’ Double-A Tennessee Smokies on Thursday, April
25. However, he could not make that start due to tightness in his left lat.
Garza managed to throw on flat ground on Friday and reported
no issues. He is scheduled for more flat-ground throwing on Saturday and then
have some bullpen sessions before trying rehab starts in the Minor Leagues.
Garza is on the disabled list for a strained lat on his left
side. He has not pitched since last July, and while on the way back to the active
roster in Spring Training, he strained his lat, a new injury that has kept him out of action. He
was originally scheduled for three Minor League starts beginning on April 25,
but manager Dale Sveum now says that Garza may need four Minor League starts. Garza is currently scheduled to return to the Cubs in
The Cubs are in last place in the N.L. Central, but do not
blame the current starters. The Cubs’ rotation ranks second in the league among starting rotations with a 3.02 ERA as play begins on April 27.
Darci Miller, Garza
Throws a Day after Scratched Rehab Start, cubs.mlb.com, April 27, 2013.
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