Cubs Release Bako and Stanton…Hill Named Backup to Soto

Cubs Release Paul Bako and Mike Stanton

According to a report from the Sun-Times, the Cubs released Paul Bako on Monday morning, along with veteran reliever Mike Stanton.

With releasing Bako, Koyie Hill will serve as Geovany Soto’s backup.

According to the report from the roster moves on Monday guarantees Micah Hoffpauir a spot on the Cubs’ Opening Day roster.

The Cubs’ Spring Training roster now stands at 28…with three more cuts left to make. Jeff Samardzija, Angel Guzman, Chad Fox, Chad Gaudin and David Patton are the remaining five fighting for the last two spots.

Will update when more information becomes available….

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