Gallagher Optioned….Ramirez to be Activated

According to a report on, after Thursday’s game in Texas the Cubs optioned Sean Gallagher to Triple-A Iowa to make room on the 25-man roster for Aramis Ramirez to be activated before Friday’s game against the White Sox.

Sean Gallagher pitched 5 2/3 innings out of Lou Piniella’s pen in his first cup of coffee with the big league club. Gallagher allowed 6 runs, all earned, on 5 hits, gave up 2 home runs, walked 4 and struck out 4….a 9.53 ERA and a 1.59 WHIP.

Aramis Ramirez has been missed from the Cubs’ lineup. Ramirez was hitting .299 with a .352 OBP and a .540 SLG before being place on the DL with 13 home runs and 39 RBI’s in 53 games.

Quote of the Day

"About the only problem with success is that is does not teach you how to deal with failure." – Tommy Lasorda

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