• Brian Schlitter, on the disabled list since Aug. 9 with right shoulder inflammation, was reinstated Sunday and optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Schlitter pitched one inning in relief in a rehab outing Saturday, giving up one run on one hit over one inning.
• Felix Doubront gave up three earned runs on five hits over 4 1/3 innings in Double-A Tennessee's 9-7 loss to Jacksonville on Sunday. Doubront, scheduled to start one of the Cubs' doubleheader games on Saturday against the Cardinals, threw 95 pitches, 59 for strikes. He struck out five, walked three and gave up five hits.
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