Cubs place Ruggiano on DL

The Sports NetworkApril 24, 2014 

Chicago, IL ( - The Chicago Cubs placed outfielder Justin Ruggiano on the 15-day disabled list Thursday due to a left hamstring strain.

Ruggiano suffered the injury during Wednesday's 7-5 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. He was hurt while trying to make a catch in the ninth inning.

For the season, Ruggiano is batting .229 with one home run and six RBI.

The Cubs also recalled left-handed pitcher Zac Rosscup and right-handed pitcher Neil Ramirez from Triple-A Iowa and optioned right-handed pitcher Blake Parker to Iowa.

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