The Cubs have placed lefty reliever Scott Eyre on the 15-day disabled list with a left groin strain. Eyre has pitched in 18 games (0 starts) for the Cubs this season and he is 2-0 with a 4.91 ERA and a 1.45 WHIP. The Cubs have recalled 23-year old righthander Jose Ascanio to replace Eyre in the bullpen. Ascanio has pitched in 24 games (0 starts) in AAA ball this season and he is 1-0 with 11 saves, a 3.86 ERA and a 1.16 WHIP. He has also pitched in 5 games for the Cubs and he is 0-0 with a 1.80 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP.