The Chicago Cubs have placed recently acquired left-handed starter Felix Doubront on the disabled list with a calf strain, general manager Jed Hoyer told the media Thursday afternoon.
Cubs GM Hoyer says Felix Doubront (calf) will first go on the DL and ultimately stretch out as a starter.
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The Red Sox will get a low-level prospect after the Rule 5 draft for Doubront.
Doubront struggled with the Red Sox this year, going 2-4 with a 5.19 ERA in 10 starts before moving to the bullpen June 24. He surrendered 11 earned runs on 15 hits in nine innings as a reliever.