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Hamstring injury lands Chicago Cubs’ Adbert Alzolay on IL

Aug 13, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Adbert Alzolay (73) leaves the game with manager David Ross (L) and a team trainer (R) after an apparent injury in the 2nd inning against the Miami Marlins at loanDepot park. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 13, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Adbert Alzolay (73) leaves the game with manager David Ross (L) and a team trainer (R) after an apparent injury in the 2nd inning against the Miami Marlins at loanDepot park. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

One day after giving up six runs in less than two innings of work, Chicago Cubs right-hander Adbert Alzolay was placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain.

The Cubs recalled right-hander Trevor Megill from Triple-A Iowa.

All six runs charged to Alzolay in the second inning Friday came as the Miami Marline scored 11 times in the frame to tie a franchise record. The 26-year-old Alzolay leads the major leagues with 13 losses to four victories in 22 appearances) 21 starts and has a 5.16 ERA.

In his third season with the Cubs, Alzolay is 6-15 lifetime in 31 appearances (27 starts) and has a 5.01 ERA.

Megill, 27, made his major league debut earlier this season and had a 13.50 ERA in 12 outings with the Cubs.

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–Field Level Media