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    Cubs' Berg Up, Stevens Down

    The Cubs have added another arm to their tired bullpen, recalling right-hander Justin Berg from Triple-A Iowa.
    The Cubs split a doubleheader against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday and used three relievers in Friday’s 12-2 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
    Berg went 0-1 with a 5.18 ERA in 41 games with the Cubs last season. He will be available for Saturday’s game against the Dodgers.
    Right-hander Jeff Stevens was sent down to Iowa to make room for Berg. Stevens pitched 3 1-3 innings in Friday’s loss, drawing praise from Cubs manager Mike Quade for helping save the bullpen for the rest of the series.
    Cubs recall RHP Berg from Triple-A Iowa - Chicago Sun-Times



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    Re: Cubs' Berg Up, Stevens Down

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    Re: Cubs' Berg Up, Stevens Down

    Dumb.
    how?



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    Re: Cubs' Berg Up, Stevens Down

    Quote Originally Posted by istater7 View Post
    how?
    Because Justin Berg sucks at throwing a baseball.



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    Re: Cubs' Berg Up, Stevens Down

    They needed to bring someone up. Stevens threw 89 pitches yesterday and wouldn't be available for a few days. They may call him back up once the mandatory 10 days have passed.



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