According to multiple reports, the Cubs recalled right-hander Jeff Stevens from Triple-A Iowa Friday afternoon. The addition of Stevens to the pen would allow the Cubs to start James Russell Tuesday in Houston.
Casey Coleman has not officially been recalled from Iowa to take Randy Wells’ spot in the rotation. According to the Sun-Times, Coleman will not be activated until Sunday before his start against the Brewers.
The Cubs active roster has one open spot with both Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner being placed on the disabled list. The Cubs placed both Andrew Cashner and Randy Wells on the 15-day DL Friday afternoon … Wells retroactive to April 5 and Cashner retroactive to April 6.
Will update if additional information becomes available …