Cubs activate Matt Duffy from injured list, designate Eric Sogard for assignment

Sogard had a .597 OPS in 78 games.

(670 The Score) The Cubs have activated infielder Matt Duffy from the injured list and designated infielder Eric Sogard for assignment in a corresponding move, they announced Friday.

Duffy has been out since May 22 because of a back injury. He’s hitting .278 with one homer, 12 RBIs and a .733 OPS in 38 games this season.

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Sogard joined the Cubs on a minor league deal but struggled for most of this season. He hit .249 with one homer, 12 RBIs and a .597 OPS in 78 games.

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