Cubs DFA Hinshaw, Promote Blake Parker

So that’s what gets you released, giving up five runs in spectacular fashion.  The Cubs have designated Alex Hinshaw for assignment, and promoted Blake Parker who has just completed his rehab assignment in Iowa.  Parker was a bright spot early in the season and should help a depleted Cubs pen.

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– George


Cubs Shuffle Roster for Rusin’s Debut

With Chris Rusin being called up to make his major league debut, and Alex Hinshaw (claimed off waivers from the Padres) being added to the bullpen the Cubs needed to make a couple of moves.  It looks like Jeff Beliveau and Adrian Cardenas will be sent back down to Iowa to make room.  I really liked what Beliveau was able to do, he should only get better, and Cardenas belongs in Iowa if he isn’t going to play every day or at least a couple of times a week with the Cubs.

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– George