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Cubs put Marcos Mateo on DL

Updated: July 5, 2011, 7:05 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

WASHINGTON -- The Chicago Cubs are placing Marcos Mateo on the disabled list with right elbow soreness, the team announced Tuesday.

Mateo threw just seven pitches on Monday. He underwent an MRI in Chicago, but he will not learn the result until seeing a doctor on Thursday.

Monday's performance followed a five-inning stint against the Giants June 30. He had been called upon for long relief when Carlos Zambrano left after one inning with a sore back.

Chris Carpenter was ...

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