Chicago Cubs reliever Marcos Mateo injured his right elbow on a 10th-inning pitch on Monday and will return to Chicago on Tuesday for an MRI.
Mateo faced two hitters in the Cubs' 5-4 loss to the Washington Nationals. He walked Jayson Werth, who scored the winning run on a Carlos Marmol wild pitch later that inning.
On Thursday, Mateo threw five shutout innings as an emergency reliever for Carlos Zambrano, who left that game in the second inning with a sore back. Mateo struck ...Read full story
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