|July 14 4:08 PM PT5:08 PM MT6:08 PM CT7:08 PM ET19:08 ET23:08 GMT7:08 CST4:08 PM MST6:08 PM EST6:38 PM VEN3:08 UAE (+1)6:08 PM CT-The Chicago Cubs have added outfielder Cole Gillespie to their roster and designated reliever Henry Rodriguez for assignment.
Analysis: Rodriguez was acquired in a trade with Washington on June 11. The 26-year-old right-hander had no record and a 4.50 ERA in five appearances for the Cubs.
|June 14 4:16 PM PT5:16 PM MT6:16 PM CT7:16 PM ET19:16 ET23:16 GMT7:16 CST4:16 PM MST6:16 PM EST6:46 PM VEN3:16 UAE (+1)6:16 PM CT-The Cubs have added Rodriguez to their 25-man roster.
Analysis: The hard-throwing Rodriguez was available out of the bullpen Friday night for the opener of a three-game series against the New York Mets. Cubs manager Dale Sveum said he planned to use the right-hander in a middle relief role at first and the team hopes to build up his endurance because he may be needed to pitch two innings at a time.
|June 4 2:46 PM PT3:46 PM MT4:46 PM CT5:46 PM ET17:46 ET21:46 GMT5:46 CST2:46 PM MST4:46 PM EST5:16 PM VEN1:46 UAE (+1)4:46 PM CT-The Nationals on Tuesday designated for assignment Rodriguez.
Analysis: Rodriguez has a 4.00 ERA.