According to a report from the Sun-Times, Jeff Stevens will be recalled on Friday from Triple-A Iowa. The Cubs will option Kevin Hart back to Iowa in order to provide depth in the bullpen over the weekend against the Cardinals.
Updated – 5:06pm C.T. – Jason Waddell activated and optioned to Triple-A Iowa Jeff Stevens posted a 0-3 record in 30 games out of the I-Cubs pen with a 2.18 ERA (20 walks, 43 strikeouts, 25 hits in 41 1/3 innings).
In other news: Geovany Soto could miss the entire series against the Cardinals. Jake Fox will likely serve as Koyie Hill’s backup … and Chris Carpenter will face Rich Harden in game one on Friday, not Brad Thompson.
Update – According to a report from ESPN 1000, the Cubs made another roster move on Thursday. Jason Waddell was activated from the 15-day DL and optioned to Triple-A Iowa.