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Double-A prospect Edwards placed on DL

Double-A prospect Edwards placed on DL

CINCINNATI -- Right-handed pitcher C.J. Edwards was placed on Double-A Tennessee's disabled list Wednesday, retroactive to April 25. Edwards was 1-0 with a 2.61 ERA in four starts this season.

Ranked No. 4 on's list of top 20 Cubs prospects, Edwards underwent an MRI on Friday in Chicago which revealed some fatigue and inflammation in his right shoulder. There was no structural damage. The plan was for him to rest, then resume his throwing program.


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