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Zambrano put on DL; Stevens recalled

Updated: August 9, 2009, 1:04 PM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- Just about the time the Chicago Cubs get someone off the disabled list, another goes on.

A day after activating catcher Geovany Soto, the Cubs placed right-hander Carlos Zambrano on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with muscle spasms in his back. The move is retroactive to Aug. 2.

Zambrano (7-4) was scheduled to pitch against Colorado on Friday night, but was scratched 15 minutes before the game with stiffness in his lower back.

It's Zambrano's second trip to ...

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