According to a report from Bruce Levine on ESPN 1000, the Cubs have designated Luis Vizcaino for assignment to make room on the active roster for Jeff Samardzija.
Jeff Samardzija will be available in the Cubs’ pen for Thursday afternoon’s series finale against the Reds.
The Cubs have not officially announced the move. According to Bruce Levine, Jim Hendry tried to trade Vizcaino before designating him for assignment.
Will update if more information becomes available….