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Cubs send Veras to DL

Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Cubs put right-handed relief pitcher Jose Veras on the 15-day disabled list Saturday.

Veras, who is sidelined with a left oblique strain, gave up two runs in one inning of relief in Thursday's 5-2 home loss to Arizona. For the season, he is 0-0 with a 15.88 ERA in six appearances. He was also supplanted as the closer.

The Cubs replaced Veras on the roster by recalling righty Brian Schlitter from Triple-A Iowa. Schlitter is 0-0 with a 6.35 ERA in six games this season for the parent club.

04/26 18:35:44 ET