Gallagher Optioned….Ramirez to be Activated

According to a report on Cubs.com, 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.

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