Cubs RHP put Matt Garza on DL

Updated: May 25, 2011, 9:44 AM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

The Chicago Cubs placed right-handed pitcher Matt Garza on the disabled list Tuesday with a bone contusion in his right elbow.

Garza first experienced soreness after a side session on May 19, and he missed his Sunday start in Boston.

The Cubs called up outfielder Luis Montanez from Triple-A Iowa and made him the starter in right field Tuesday. He went 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI as the Cubs routed the Mets 11-1.

"I'm not happy to go on the DL," Garza said. "I fought ...

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