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Cubs activate reliever Cishek from IL

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have activated reliever Steve Cishek from the 10-day injured list.

The 33-year-old Cishek was sidelined by left hip inflammation. The right-hander is 3-5 with seven saves and a 3.58 ERA in 54 games this season.

The Cubs' bullpen is getting healthy again after dealing with a string of injuries. Pedro Strop, Brandon Kintzler and closer Craig Kimbrel also have been activated from the IL in the past couple weeks.

AVG: K. Bryant.289
HR: J. Báez28
RBI: J. Báez81
SB: J. Báez10
W: J. Quintana11
ERA: K. Hendricks3.37
Saves: P. Strop10
K: Y. Darvish168
NL Central
St. Louis 6657.537-
Chi Cubs 6658.5320.5
Milwaukee 6461.5123
Cincinnati 5866.4688.5
Pittsburgh 5173.41115.5
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General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .252 (16)
Runs: 610 (14)
Hits: 1054 (19)
Home Runs: 194 (11)
Stolen Bases: 34 (27)
OBP: .331 (9)
SLG: .450 (10)
Total Bases: 1880 (16)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.06 (7)
Runs Allowed: 540 (7)
Saves: 31 (14)
Strikeouts: 1076 (17)
OpBA: .249 (9)
OBP: .319 (11)
SLG: .418 (9)
Run Support: 4.98 (13)
Date Player Transactions
8/20 S. Cishek Removed From 10-Day IL (Left hip inflammation)
8/19 D. Bote Sent to Minors
8/18 C. Kimbrel Removed From 10-Day IL (Right knee inflammation)
8/18 M. Zagunis Called Up from Minors (recalled as 26th roster player)
8/18 M. Zagunis Return of 26th man
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Date Player Status
8/10 S. Cishek Left hip inflammation (on 10-day IL)
8/6 B. Kintzler Right pectoral inflammation (10-day IL)
8/4 W. Contreras Strained right hamstring (on 10-day IL)
8/4 C. Kimbrel Right knee inflammation (10-day IL)
7/28 N. Castellanos Abdominal tightness (day-to-day)
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