Pignatiello to the Show? And Fox, Too?

Updated – 12:29pm C.T. – Jake Fox to be Recalled

According to a report in the Daily Southtown, the Cubs will call up Carmen Pignatiello before Tuesday night’s game against the Reds. The report speculates Sean Gallagher would be optioned back to Iowa to make room for the lefty on the active roster. Pignatiello is not on the Cubs’ 40-man roster and would require them to make another move before he can be activated.

Pignatiello is 1-0 with a 2.72 ERA in 43 games with the I-Cubs this season.

Will update if more information becomes available.

Update – According to a report in the Chicago Tribune, the Cubs have also recalled Jake Fox from Triple-A Iowa and he will be activated before tonight’s game against the Reds. The Tribune is speculating Eric Patterson will be sent down tomake room for Fox.

The Cubs have not announced any roster moves.

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