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Jeff Samardzija to start for Cubs

Updated: September 13, 2010, 8:43 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

ST. LOUIS -- Jeff Samardzija will replace Carlos Silva in the Chicago Cubs rotation on Monday against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Silva complained to the Cubs coaching staff about pain in his right elbow on Sunday. The Cubs sent Silva back to Chicago where he met with team orthopedist Dr. Stephen Gryzlo on Monday. Silva was diagnosed with elbow tendinitis, according to a Cubs official.

Silva, who is 10-6 with a 4.22 ERA, will re-join the Cubs in St. Louis this week, and he will ...

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