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Cubs place Welington Castillo on DL

Updated: May 22, 2012, 8:45 PM ET
By Doug Padilla | ESPNChicago.com

HOUSTON -- The Chicago Cubs put catcher Welington Castillo on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, opening a roster spot for Travis Wood, who will start against the Houston Astros.

Castillo has been dealing with a sprained MCL in his right knee since Friday but hasn't made enough progress with the injury.

The only two catchers on the active roster now are Blake Lalli and Koyie Hill, who was obtained from the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday for cash considerations. Lalli was set to ...

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