Updated – 6:14pm C.T. – Rocky Cherry Optioned to Triple-A Iowa – Mike Fontenot Selected from Triple-A
After much speculation, the Cubs optioned Rocky Cherry to Iowa and selected infielder Mike Fontenot from Iowa. Mark DeRosa is still on the active roster.
Updated – 11:07pm – Kerry Wood Moved to the 60-Day DL
According to a report from Paul Sullivan in the Chicago Tribune, the Cubs are expected to place Mark DeRosa on the DL and call-up Mike Fontenot from Triple-A Iowa. DeRosa was hurt in a collision in Monday night’s game at 1st base with Endy Chavez. The Cubs have not released the extent of the injury.
The Cubs would have to make another roster move to place Fontenot on the 40-man roster.
Will update if more information becomes available….
Update – According to a report in the Chicago Tribune, the Cubs have moved Kerry Wood to the 60-day DL in order to make room for Mike Fontenot on the 40-man roster