Cubs activate RHP Jason Hammel from bereavement list – Option RHP Justin Grimm to Triple-A Iowa
The Cubs made it official Tuesday afternoon and announced two roster moves. Jason Hammel was activated from the bereavement list. To make room on the 25-man roster for Hammel, Justin Grimm was optioned to Triple-A Iowa.
With Tuesday’s roster moves, the Cubs 25-man roster consists of 12 pitchers (five starters, seven relievers) and 13 position players.
Jason Hammel is scheduled to start Wednesday (7:05pm CDT) in the second and final game with the Angels and Wrigley.