The Chicago Cubs activated RHP Lendy Castillo on Saturday and optioned LHP Scott Maine to triple-A.
Rule 5 pick Lendy Castillo surfaces at Wrigley. Scott Maine optioned to Iowa.— Phil Rogers (@ChiTribRogers) August 11, 2012
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Castillo has made seven relief appearances for Chicago in 2012 and has a 7.04 ERA in 7-2/3 innings pitched, with six strikeouts and four walks. He has been out since May 11 because of a groin injury.
Maine has a 4.79 ERA in 21 appearances out of the bullpen for the Cubs in 2012. He has 26 strikeouts and 12 walks in 20-2/3 innings of work.
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