From the Wire … Zambrano to the DL

According to a report from Bruce Levine, ESPN 1000 in Chicago, Carlos Zambrano will be placed on the 15-day DL on Saturday. The Cubs will likely recall Jeff Stevens from Triple-A Iowa to take his place on the roster.

Carlos Zambrano flew back to Chicago on Saturday morning for a MRI on his back.

Updated 5:45pm C.T.The Cubs officially placed Carlos Zambrano on the 15-day with back spasms retroactive to August 2. Jeff Stevens was recalled to take Zambrano’s place on the active roster. Will update when the moves are officially announced …