8/21 Cashner to start rehab

Andrew Cashner will begin his rehab assignment on Tuesday with Double-A Tennessee, and if all goes well, could rejoin the Major League team on Sept. 2. Cashner, who has been on the disabled list since April 6 with a strained right rotator cuff, was to make three to four appearances with the Smokies, then go to Triple-A Iowa. He will likely start the first couple games but only pitch one inning each time as he builds up arm strength.

“I’ve been ready to go for awhile now,” Cashner said Sunday. “I’m looking forward to the opportunity to playing again and get healthy.”

Cashner, who turns 25 on Sept. 11, won a spot in the rotation but was expected to pitch only in relief when he rejoins the Cubs.

– Carrie Muskat

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