Gathright to the Minors?

According to a report from the Chicago Sun-Times, the Cubs “plan to send speedy outfielder Joey Gathright to the minors” on Friday afternoon to make room on the roster for Randy Wells. Gathright must accept the assignment due to service time and if he refuses the assignment he could become a free agent.

According to the Sun-Times, if Joey Gathright declines the assignment “he would have to give up the remainder of his $800,000 salary.The Sun-Times also reported, “the Cubs have discussed the move with Gathright’s representatives the last two days after putting him on waivers.

It appears Bobby Scales will remain with the club.

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