According to a report from Keith Law, the Cubs claimed right handed pitcher Jairo Asencio off waivers from the Cleveland Indians. To make room on the 40-man roster, Michael Bowden was designated for assignment.
The Cubs are expected to make the moves official on Friday afternoon.
Michael Bowden struggled since being acquired from the Boston Red Sox. In 10 games, Bowden allowed eight runs on 14 hits and posted a 7.45 ERA and a 1.97 WHIP,
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