Cubs activate RHP Neil Ramirez, Option RHP Spencer Patton to Triple-A Iowa
RHP Neil Ramirez was activated off of the bereavement list and RHP Spencer Patton was optioned to Triple-A Iowa following Saturday’s game.
The Cubs placed Ramirez on the bereavement list prior to Thursday’s game due to a death in his family. Patton was recalled from Iowa to fill Ramirez’s spot in the bullpen.
Neil Ramirez has appeared in six games and allowed three runs, all earned, on four hits with four walks and seven strikeouts (4.50 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 4.90 FIP).
Spencer Patton pitched in Saturday’s game against the Nationals. Patton faced two batters and gave up a run on a hit and a walk without recording an out.
With Triple-A Iowa this season, Patton has given up five hits and four walks with 17 strikeouts over 10 innings and no runs (0.00 ERA, 0.90 WHIP). Patton has four saves in the nine games he has finished.