The Cubs have placed 24-year old righty reliever Brian Schlitter on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder impingement. Schlitter has pitched in 3 games (0 starts) for the Cubs this year and he is 0-0 with a 15.00 ERA and a 2.00 WHIP. The Cubs have called up 24-year old righty reliever/starter Mitch Atkins to replace Schlitter in the pen. Atkins has pitched in 18 games (10 starts) in AAA-ball this year and he is 5-2 with 1 save, a 3.60 ERA and a 1.23 WHIP. Atkins will be getting his second taste of the majors as he worked in 2 games last season for the Cubs pitching 2 scoreless innings allowing only 1 hit.