Cubs Option Justin Grimm, Victor Caratini To Triple-A To Make Room For Justin Wilson, Alex AvilaGrimm had a 5.18 ERA and 1.28 WHIP in 36 appearances this season.
Levine: Bullpen Massacre Ends Cubs' Winning Streak"We just pitched badly for one inning," Cubs manager Joe Maddon said after the Cardinals scored nine runs in the eighth inning.
Cubs Recall Felix Pena, Option Justin Grimm To Triple-AGrimm has also been struggling, as he has a 7.30 ERA in 12 1/3 innings this season.
As Expected, Cubs Tender Contracts To 4 Key Pitchers Jake Arrieta, Hector Rondon, Pedro Strop and Justin Grimm remain under team control in 2017.
Levine: Cubs Increase Bullpen To 9 Men"I love being a semi-everyday player," newly acquired reliever Joe Smith says.
Cubs Place Jason Hammel On Bereavement List, Recall Justin GrimmHammel is expected to make his next start after picking up the win Tuesday night.
Behind The Plate: Clark's CrewIt's a quiet Sunday morning before a home game and dozens of little feet are scurrying around Wrigley Field. It's the second Clark's Crew of the season where inquisitive kids under 13 get to talk with the Cubs' mascot and players.
Schwarber Belts 1st HR, But Cubs Fall To Indians, 4-3Kyle Schwarber knows his first stint in the majors is going to be short, but he is making the most of his opportunity to impress.
Cubs Make Series Of Roster MovesJustin Grimm has been activated, and Matt Szczur has been recalled from Triple-A.
Levine: Cubs' Starting Pitching Is Light On Innings LoadCubs starters are averaging fewer than six innings per outing.
Cubs Place Justin Grimm On 15-Day DL, Recall Brian SchlitterSchlitter had a 4.15 ERA for the Cubs last season.