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Cubs release RHP Edwin Jackson

CHICAGO (AP) The Cubs released right-hander Edwin Jackson on Monday, one week after he was designated for assignment.

Jackson, 31, was 2-1 with a 3.19 ERA in 23 relief appearances for the Cubs this season. Signed to a four-year deal worth $52 million before the 2013 season, Jackson struggled badly over his first two years with the Cubs, going 14-33 with a 5.58 ERA and was moved to the bullpen near the end of last season.

Cubs general manager Theo Epstein said the team would "really like" to make a move before Friday's non-waiver trade deadline, and he gave some hints about which direction the team is looking to go.

AVG: A. Rizzo.282
HR: A. Rizzo16
RBI: K. Bryant56
SB: D. Fowler16
W: J. Arrieta11
ERA: J. Arrieta2.61
Saves: H. Rondon12
K: J. Arrieta141
NL Central
St. Louis 6335.643-
Pittsburgh 5741.5826
Chi Cubs 5146.52611.5
Cincinnati 4353.44819
Milwaukee 4356.43420.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .237 (28)
Runs: 369 (24)
Hits: 780 (30)
Home Runs: 86 (16)
Stolen Bases: 69 (4)
OBP: .313 (19)
SLG: .370 (26)
Total Bases: 1220 (27)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.43 (6)
Runs Allowed: 368 (7)
Saves: 23 (23)
Strikeouts: 838 (3)
OpBA: .239 (3)
OBP: .297 (3)
SLG: .380 (10)
Run Support: 3.78 (24)
Date Player Transactions
7/27 E. Jackson Released
7/24 R. Buchter Signed to a Minor League Contract
7/23 C. Richard Sent to Minors
7/22 D. Beeler Called Up from Minors (recalled as 26th roster player)
7/22 D. Beeler Return of 26th man
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Date Player Status
7/12 M. Montero Sprained left thumb (on 15-day DL)
7/2 D. Ross off 7-day DL
6/24 D. Fowler Ankle (day-to-day)
6/23 T. Wada Left deltoid inflammation (on 15-day DL)
6/17 Z. Rosscup Left shoulder inflammation (on 15-day DL)
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