Nico Hoerner to IL with Oblique Strain, RHP Jake Jewell Selected from AAA
The Cubs have placed Nico Hoerner on the 10-day IL with a right oblique strain suffered in Wednesday’s loss. Sergio Alcántara has been recalled from Triple-A Iowa to fill the roster spot and could be up for a while given the tricky nature of the injury.
#Cubs place Nico Hoerner on 10-day IL with a right oblique strain. Recall Sergio Alcantara from Triple-A.
Also, RHP Cory Abbott optioned to Triple-A. RHP Jake Jewell selected from Triple-A. RHP Kohl Stewart transferred to 60-day IL.
— Taylor McGregor (@Taylor_McGregor) July 29, 2021
In another move, righty Jake Jewell has been selected from Triple-A Iowa. Cory Abbott was optioned to Triple-A to make room on the active roster and Kohl Stewart was placed on the 60-day IL in order to make room on the 40-man roster.