Cubs claim Bard

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 9/04/2013 2:23 pm

Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - The Chicago Cubs claimed pitcher Daniel Bard off waivers from the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday.

The Cubs also designated outfielder Cole Gillespie for assignment.

The 28-year-old Bard appeared in just two games for the Red Sox this season.

The right-hander is 10-19 with five saves and a 3.67 ERA in 211 career games with Boston. He spent the majority of the past two seasons in the minor leagues after being converted to a starting pitcher prior to the 2012 season.

Gillespie was hitting .203 with two doubles and four RBI in 28 games with the San Francisco Giants and the Cubs this season.

Share
Solid Blue News
Kentucky Rolls UT Martin 59-14 in Home Opener
Patrick Towles Throws For 377 Yards; Braylon Heard Takes Both Rushes For Touchdowns, 116 Yards

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
   

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.