On August 10 Schlitter was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. He was a reliable reliever the first half of the season but struggled to an ERA of 5.68 in his last 16 games prior to being disabled.
Carrie Muskat, who covers the Cubs for MLB.com, tweeted the following on Schlitter's status.
#Cubs reinstate Brian Schlitter from DL and option him to IowaSchlitter, in his first full Major League season, is 2-3 with a 3.47 ERA in 53 appearances. He had a very high 12.38 ERA in seven appearances last season and has a career record of 2-4 with a 4.71 ERA.
— Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) August 24, 2014
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