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.