According to a report on XM Radio, the Cubs have placed Alfonso Soriano on the 15-day DL and have recalled Eric Patterson from Triple-A Iowa. The Chicago Tribune speculated that Mark DeRosa will receive more playing time in left field while Mike Fontenot will replace DeRosa at 2nd base.
Updated – 4:07pm C.T. – It is Official…. Alfonso Soriano was placed on the 15-day DL on Wednesday with a right calf strain according to a report on Cubs.com and Eric Patterson was recalled.
Eric Patterson is in Chicago and will be in uniform and available for Wednesday night’s game against the Reds.
Will update if more information becomes availableâ€¦.