Ryan Dempster Injury: Cubs RHP Throws Off Flat Surface, Says He Feels Good

Chicago Cubs starter Ryan Dempster is making progress but his timetable for a return to Chicago is still somewhat uncertain, according to Paul Sullivan. Dempster threw off a flat surface on Monday and said he felt good, which is certainly an encouraging sign.

Related: Anthony Rizzo Promoted To Chicago Cubs 25-Man Roster, Will Debut Tuesday

Dempster has made 12 starts for the Cubs this season and is 3-3 with a 2.11 record. He's struck out 66 and walked 22 in 81 innings of work.

He hasn't made a start for Chicago since June 15.

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