Cubs activate Chatwood from Paternity List, option reliever

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Jeff Hanisch - USA Today Sports
Jeff Hanisch - USA Today Sports

LOS ANGELES – The Chicago Cubs today activated right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood from the Paternity List and optioned right-handed pitcher Dillon Maples to Triple-A Iowa.

Chatwood, 28, was placed on the Paternity List, June 25. He has gone 3-5 with a 3.95 ERA (30 ER/68.1 IP) in 14 starts for Chicago this season. Chatwood last pitched June 19 vs. the Dodgers, allowing one run on two hits in 5.0 innings. In seven major league seasons with the Angels (2011), Rockies (2012-14, 2016-17) and Cubs, he has gone 43-51 with a 4.27 ERA (340 ER/716.0 IP) in 144 games, including 127 starts.

Maples, 26, pitched 2.0-scoreless innings last night in his first appearance with the Cubs this season. He allowed no hits and struck out three batters, while walking two and hitting one batter. In 26 outings at Iowa this season, he has gone 2-2 with five saves and a 3.20 ERA (9 ER/25.1 IP) in 26 relief outings.



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