Cubs place RHP Guerrier, OF Neal on DL

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Updated: August 8, 2013

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) – The Chicago Cubs have placed outfielder
Thomas Neal on the 15-day disabled list with a dislocated right shoulder.

Additionally, the Cubs placed pitcher Matt Guerrier on the 60-day disabled
list with right elbow soreness, recalled pitcher Eduardo Sanchez from Triple-A
Iowa and selected the contract of catcher J.C. Boscan from Iowa.

Neal was claimed off waivers from the Yankees on Monday and added to the
active roster on Tuesday.

Guerrier appeared in 34 games for the Dodgers before being traded to the Cubs
on July 2. The right-hander was 2-1 with a 2.13 ERA in 15 relief appearances
with Chicago.

Both Guerrier and Neal suffered their respective injuries during Wednesday’s
game against the Phillies.

Sanchez posted no record and a 3.00 ERA after the Cubs selected his contract
from Triple-A on July 26. The right-hander was optioned to Iowa on Tuesday.

Boscan hit .253 with nine doubles and 18 RBI in 62 games with Iowa this year.
He spent parts of the last three seasons with the Braves (2010-12), appearing
in 11 major league contests.