• Cubs Select Jose Lobaton, Designate Dakota Chalmers For Assignment

    13 days ago - By MLB Trade Rumors

    The Cubs on Friday placed catcher P.J. Higgins on the 10-day injured list due to a forearm strain and selected the contract of backstop Jose Lobaton in his place. In order to clear roster space for the well-traveled Lobaton, Chicago designated right-hander Dakota Chalmers for assignment.
    Chalmers' stay with the Cubs organization could prove exceptionally brief. The righty was claimed off waivers from the Twins just six days ago and has yet to even pitch in a game with the Cubs' top affiliate in Iowa.
    The 24-year-old Chalmers was a third-round pick of the A's back in 2015 and made his way...
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