(670 The Score) The Cubs made a series of roster moves before their road game against the Mets on Wednesday evening.
Chicago recalled right-hander Robert Stock from Triple-A Iowa, as he’s set to start against Mets ace Jacob deGrom. The Cubs also optioned right-hander Trevor Megill to Triple-A, transferred catcher P.J. Higgins to the 60-day injured list, placed right-hander Dillon Maples on the 10-day injured list with a right triceps strain and recalled right-hander Cory Abbott from Triple-A, according to Sahadev Sharma of the Athletic.
Stock has a 4.12 ERA and 1.07 WHIP in nine appearances at Triple-A this season. Megill has thrown three scoreless innings for the Cubs this season, while Maples has a 1.99 ERA in 18 appearances. Abbott has made two appearances for the Cubs in 2021, posting a 2.70 ERA in that time.