Allan Henry - USA Today Sports
Allan Henry - USA Today Sports

Roster Move: Cubs recall reliever, place Mark Leiter Jr. on 15-day IL

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CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today recalled LHP Luke Little from Triple-A Iowa and placed RHP Mark Leiter, Jr. on the 15-day injured list (right forearm strain).

Little, 23, is 2-1 with a 4.35 ERA (10 ER/20.2 IP) in 23 games—one start—for the Cubs this season. He was previously optioned yesterday to Iowa.

Leiter, Jr., 33, is 2-4 with a 5.34 ERA in 32 relief appearances this season for the Cubs.

The Cubs host the New York Mets tonight at 6:10 p.m. CT in a game that can be seen on ESPN and heard on 670 the Score.

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