Cubs' Justin Steele Sidelined with Hamstring Injury, Ben Brown Steps Up

April 1, 2024
Cubs' Justin Steele Sidelined with Hamstring Injury, Ben Brown Steps Up
  • Chicago Cubs' left-hander Justin Steele placed on the 15-day injured list due to a strained left hamstring.

  • Steele sustained the injury during a game against the Texas Rangers and is projected to miss at least a month.

  • Cubs manager Craig Counsell does not anticipate Justin Steele pitching again in April.

  • The Cubs have called up right-hander Ben Brown from Triple-A Iowa to fill Steele's spot in the bullpen.

  • Ben Brown is set to make his major-league debut after being traded from the Phillies.

  • Justin Steele was a first-time All-Star and finished fifth in NL Cy Young Award voting last season.

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