Cubs injury update: OF Clint Frazier on IL with appendicitis

The Cubs called up Alfonso Rivas to replace Frazier. Pitcher Alec Mills slated for rehab start in Iowa on Saturday.

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Cubs outfielder Clint Frazier signed a one-year contract with the Cubs as a free agent in the offseason.

Clint Frazier is hitting .143 (3-for-21) in the early going for the Cubs.

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The Cubs out outfielder Clint Frazier injured list with appendicitis, the team announced Friday. They called up outfielder Alfonso Rivas from Iowa to replace him. Rivas made the team out of spring training and hit .500 (2-for-4) in two games, after hitting .318 (14-for-44) in 18 games last season.

The Cubs also provided injury updates on three other players:

Pitcher Wade Miley (elbow) pitched a bullpen session Friday.

Pitcher Alec Mills (back) will get a rehab start with Class AAA Iowa on Saturday.

Shortstop Andrelton Simmons (shoulder) is continuing throwing and hitting work in Arizona.

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