The Cubs selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Gonzalez Germen from Triple-A Iowa on Sunday and optioned outfielder Matt Szczur to Triple-A. To make room for Germen on the 40-man roster, right-handed pitcher Jacob Turner was transferred to the 60-day disabled list. Germen was available for the Cubs in Sunday’s series finale against the Padres.
Germen, 27, has thrown four scoreless appearances for Iowa, striking out five over 4 2/3 innings.
Szczur had batted .200 (2-for-10) with one double and one RBI in eight games with the Cubs.
Turner is recovering from right shoulder inflammation.
Minor League moves:
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