Cishek Struck In Knee By Throw, Is Day-To-Day

Cubs reliever Steve Cishek was injured in pregame warmups Wednesday.

June 12, 2019 - 3:42 pm

(670 The Score) Cubs reliever Steve Cishek was carted off the field after being struck in the right knee by a ball while playing catch in pregame warmups ahead of a game against the Rockies on Wednesday afternoon.

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Cishek is considered day-to-day, the Sun-Times reported. He was playing catch with fellow reliever Brandon Kintzler when the incident occurred. 

Cishek, 32, is one of the Cubs' high-leverage relievers, carrying a 3.21 ERA and 1.14 WHIP in 29 appearances this season.