Injuries Continue to Plague the Cubs as Ted Lilly Lands on DL

July 27, 2009 by  

Injury strikes again! Ted Lilly was put on the 15-day DL Saturday because of inflammation in the left shoulder. The MRI showed nothing serious, just tendinitis. He will also undergo arthroscopic surgery on his knee.

This isn’t such grim news if you’re the Cubs because you are probably already used to it. One player after another goes on and off the DL for the Cubs. It happens so much it makes Cubs fans wonder if it will ever end.

Being out on the DL hasn’t happened much for Lilly. This is the first since 2005, but it was the same injury: tendinitis to the shoulder. Lily is supposed to miss four starts. Cubs fans can expect a return in mid-August if things go well.

The knee has bothered Lily earlier ...

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