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Rockies option Rafael Ynoa, reassign pitcher Brian Schlitter

The Colorado Rockies announced a pair of moves Monday as the team continues to pare its roster in advance of Opening Day. According to an official release by the team, utility-man Rafael Ynoa and relief pitcher Brian Schlitter have both been sent to the minors. Ynoa was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque, while Schlitter has been reassigned to minor-league camp. Ynoa, 28, has some...
Via Today's Knuckleball
March 28, 2016

Cubs call up reliever Brian Schlitter from Triple-A

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs recalled right-handed reliever Brian Schlitter from Triple-A Iowa on Sunday. Schlitter was available in Sunday night's game against the Cincinnati Reds. In nine appearances with the Cubs this season, Schlitter has allowed six runs in 6 2-3 innings with an 0-2 record. He gave up two runs over 13 innings in 14 relief appearances for Iowa. To make room...
Via Associated Press
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: Cubs to adjust roster Tuesday

  According to, the Chicago Cubs are expected to make a couple of roster moves Tuesday. The Cubs are expected to designate Phil Coke for assignment and "also are expected to send right-hander Brian Schlitter back to Triple-A Iowa and call up outfielder Junior Lake." (h/t Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images  
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs recall righty reliever Schlitter from Triple-A Iowa

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have recalled right-handed reliever Brian Schlitter from Triple-A Iowa and optioned outfielder Matt Szczur to their top farm club. The Cubs felt they needed help in their bullpen after they used seven relievers in Friday's 11-10 victory over the Pirates. Szczur had the game-ending hit in the 12-inning win when right fielder Gregory Polanco slipped and...
Via Associated Press
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs Call Up Lake and Other North Side Musings

Brian Schlitter has had a rough time in the majors since being called up on April 10th by the Chicago Cubs. The 21-year-old righty has been getting shelled over the past two weeks. He’s heading back to Triple-A Iowa with a 9.53 ERA in seven appearances. It was only meant to be a temporary fix while Justin Grimm is on the disabled list with right forearm inflammation, but Grimm...
Via Baseball Essential
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs recall Lake, option Schlitter

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs recalled outfielder Junior Lake from Triple-A Iowa before their game Monday against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Lake, 25, played parts of the last two seasons with the Cubs and batted .243. At Triple-A Iowa this season, Lake was hitting .289 with two doubles and eight RBI in 13 games. To make room for Lake, the Cubs optioned struggling RHP Brian Schlitter...
Via Associated Press
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs recall Lake

The Cubs made a roster move Wednesday night, optioning right-hander Brian Schlitter to Triple-A Iowa and recalling outfielder Junior Lake. The outfielder has played all three outfield positions for the Cubs over the past two seasons. Per, “Lake, 25, has batted .243 (132-for-544) with 26 doubles, 15 home runs and 41 RBIs in 172 Major League games. … Schlitter, 29, was...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres 5, Cubs 2 (4/19/15)

OSS: Schlitter and Motte implode, and the Cubs fail to convert on two bases-loaded situations. Three Up 1. Dexter Fowler got things started in this game, singling and scoring in the first. Then, he bunted for a single in the 9th, getting the tying run to the plate. He has been an excellent addition to the team this year. 2. Edwin Jackson kept the Cubs in this game with 2 innings...
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April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs’ Grimm Placed on DL, Schlitter Recalled

According to the official website of the Chicago Cubs, relief pitcher Justin Grimm has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to right forearm inflammation. This DL stint is retroactive to April 2 since he hasn’t appeared in either of the Cubs’ first two games, so Grimm will be eligible to return to the team during their next weekend series at home versus the San Diego Padres...
Via Baseball Essential
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs reinstate Schlitter, option to Triple-A Iowa

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs reinstated right-hander Brian Schlitter from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Iowa on Sunday. Schlitter went on the disabled list on Aug. 9 with right shoulder inflammation. He is 2-3 with a 3.47 ERA in 53 games this season. He gave up one run and one hit in one inning during a rehab assignment on Saturday at Iowa.
Via Associated Press
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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