Kimbrel Heads to Injured List

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chicago Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel was put on the injured list with elbow inflammation ahead of a big series against the Milwaukee Brewers. Kimbrel hasn’t pitched since allowing a three-run home run to Milwaukee’s Christian Yelich in a 4-0 loss Sunday. The Cubs also scratched infielder Javier Báez with lingering soreness in his left thumb.