Scott Maine

Cubs Make Superfluous Roster Moves

The Cubs have optioned Tyler Colvin and Marcus Mateo to Triple A and called up lefty Scott Maine and speedster Tony Campana.

Maine was sporting a 2.84 ERA in Iowa, striking out 21 in 19 IP, while walking just 8. Hard to imagine he'll be any worse than what he is replacing.

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  • Best record in baseball and largest division lead.

    I'm jumping right now!

    Tito 7 min 58 sec ago view
  • Can we please stop pointing out how ridiculous it is to panic and start panicking in earnest?

    Brick 1 hour 31 min ago view
  • ,571 winning percentage in May.

    I think they're gonna be OK.

    Tito 2 hours 54 min ago view
  • RAISIN: All I know is that Oscar de la Cruz is still shut down, and I don't know what his prognosis is, or what the plan is going forward.   

    Arizona Phil 5 hours 13 min ago view
  • Remember just two weeks ago, when "all" they had to do was play .500 ball the rest of the season and coast into the playoffs?

    BobbyD 5 hours 15 min ago view
  • Well I guess if pitchers can keep working the edges of the plate to perfection it will be a long season. But that doesn't seem likely. Rizzo finally, fully, snapping out of it would help.

    Old and Blue 7 hours 21 min ago view
  • If I didn't believe in coincidences (or science), I would apologize to Gordon Downie--one of my favorites. Sad news about a great talent.

    CTSteve 7 hours 28 min ago view
  • Hi Arizona Phil,

    Has there been any news on Oscar de la Cruz' health?

    Raisin101 14 hours 8 sec ago view
  • bruh...

    crunch 15 hours 14 min ago view
  • O&B: Cease was apparently working on his off-speed pitches in his first & thrd innings, because in his second inning of work he just blew the D'backs away with high-velocity gas (that's when he hit 99-100 and struck out the side). 

    Arizona Phil 15 hours 33 min ago view
  • Wow, Lyin' CTSteve? He was just BEGGING for my endorsement last year!  Lame!

    Transmission 15 hours 38 min ago view
  • 1. I did not say the thing I insisted that Trans write down and attribute to me, or it was taken out of context.

    2. Trans and his "roast" (aka, a Salisbury steak TV dinner by Swanson) are very low energy.

    3. Make TCR great again.

     

    CTSteve 15 hours 44 min ago view
  • Yeah, I'm fine if I don't hear another one, furlong time.

    Transmission 15 hours 46 min ago view
  • nice recap, horrible game...i hope to never hear another horse pun/joke for at least a decade.

    crunch 15 hours 58 min ago view
  • Recap posted.  ~sigh~

    Transmission 16 hours 16 min ago view
  • THAT WAS TURRIBLE.

    MY GAWD.

    crunch 16 hours 39 min ago view