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Cubs roster move: Carl Edwards Jr. activated from DL, Dillon Maples to Iowa

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CJ's back!

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It had been thought that Carl Edwards Jr. needed another rehab outing, but the Cubs apparently think he's ready:

CJ hasn't pitched (other than his rehab assignment) since May 29, and the Cubs could use his reliable setup arm. Before his injury Edwards posted a 2.88 ERA and 1.200 WHIP in 25 appearances covering 25 innings. He also has struck out 14.4 per nine innings, with a 4.3 per nine walk rate.

I keep thinking Dillon Maples will succeed at the big league level, but then he has a bad outing that blows his numbers up. If he can harness his command and control I still think he can be a good MLB reliever. He'll almost certainly be back.

There's no word on Kris Bryant being activated yet:

And so, we wait. Perhaps tomorrow. One more minor roster move: