Cubs activate Jackson to start vs. Dodgers

Chicago, IL ( - The Chicago Cubs activated right-hander Edwin Jackson from the 15-day disabled list to start Friday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Jackson had been out since Aug. 21 with a right lat strain.

The 12-year veteran is 6-14 with a 6.09 ERA and 123 strikeouts in 139 innings in 26 starts this season.