Brian Schlitter to Chicago, Jeff Stevens to Iowa

The Chicago Cubs middle reliever shuffle continues as today the team activated Brian Schlitter from the 15-day DL, and sent Jeff Stevens back to AAA Iowa. Stevens couldn’t get his ERA under six, making him a relatively obvious choice to head out – although, Schlitter hasn’t yet been terribly impressive.

Semi-relatedly: still waiting on word about Esmailin Caridad. It’s a bit concerning that he went down in May with what was thought at the time to be minor arm issues, and we *literally* haven’t heard a word about him since.

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