Chicago Cubs Acquire RHP Justin Germano From Boston Red Sox

The Chicago Cubs have acquired RHP Justin Germano from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for cash. They also designated RHP Jairo Asencio for assignment.

Related: Cubs Trade Rumors: Theo Epstein Says Cubs 'Need To Add A Lot Of Pitching To The System'

The 29-year-old Germano has thrown just 5-2/3 innings at the major league level in 2012. At triple-A Pawtucket, he was 9-4 in 16 starts with a 2.40 ERA; he struck out 72 and walked 13 in 105 innings.

Asencio made 12 appearances for the Cubs this season, striking out eight batters and walking 11 in 14-2/3 innings pitched.

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