Chicago Cubs have placed outfielder Jason Heyward on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to May 6, because he is suffering from a sprained finger on his right hand. Heyward suffered the injury sliding in Friday’s contest with the Yankees. In place of Heyward, the Cubs have called up pitcher Dylan Floro. Floro, 26, is 1-0 with a 5.40 ERA with Triple-A Iowa this season.
Chicago Cubs traded outfielder Matt Szczur to the Padres in exchange for pitcher Justin Hancock. Szczur was designated for assignment this past weekend. Justin Hancock is 0-2 with a 6.23 ERA in Double-A San Antonio this season. The Cubs’ 40-man roster stands at 39.