Rapada Optioned….Ward to be Activated

According to a report from the Chicago Tribune on Sunday night, the Cubs optioned Clay Rapada back to Triple-A Iowa after Sunday’s game in order to make room on the 25-man roster for Daryle Ward. Ward will be activated before Tuesday’s game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington.

Rapada faced one batter since his call-up on June 13th. Ward has been on the DL since June 3rd with a left hip strain. Ward was 1-for-13 (a double) during his 4-game rehab stint with the I-Cubs.

Will update if more information becomes available….

Quote of the Day

"People ask me a lot about the values I got from playing for the Cubs for so many years. The value I got out of it was patience. A lot of people these days are not very patient." - Ernie Banks

Ernie Banks, Mr. Cub (1931-2015)

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