From the Wire … Cubs Recall Adrian Cardenas, Option Travis Wood to Triple-A Iowa

According to multiple reports, the Cubs recalled Adrian Cardenas from Triple-A Iowa. Cardenas will take Blake DeWitt’s spot on the active roster. Blake DeWitt was designated for assignment prior to Sunday’s game to make room on the active roster for Travis Wood.

Despite putting together a quality start, Travis Wood was optioned back to Triple-A Iowa Monday to make room on the active roster for Adrian Cardenas.

Adrian Cardenas put together a good first month of the season. In 26 games at Triple-A Iowa, Cardenas hit .319/.376/.521/.897 with seven doubles, three triples and two home runs. In 109 at bats, Cardenas struck out five times while working 11 walks.

The 24-year old left handed hitting infielder played 17 games at second base, four games at third base and three at shortstop. Cardenas can play left field, but did not this season for Iowa.

Adrian Cardenas’ Page on Baseball-Reference

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