Freel back from disabled list
Freel, who is hitting .167 in 10 games for the Cubs since being acquired from Baltimore on May 8, went on the disabled list on May 28 with a strained hamstring.
The Cubs placed outfielder Reed Johnson on the disabled list, retroactive to June 21, with back spasms.
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