Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel is not concerned about the inflammation in his right knee that landed him on the injured list.
Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel is not concerned about the inflammation in his right knee that landed him on the injured list.

WATCH: Craig Kimbrel discusses his injury, when he expects to return


by - Senior Writer -

CHICAGO — When discussing the injury that landed him on the 10-day injured list with the media on Monday, Chicago Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel revealed that he felt something off in his right knee during his outing on Saturday. Kimbrel was officially added to the injured list due to knee inflammation.

Kimbrel did not seem at all worried about the ailment, which he described as something that he could pitch through if necessary. The star closer essentially implied that the injured-list designation was precautionary and told reporters that he expected to spend the minimal amount of time on the shelf.

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