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Cubs' Wright on paternity leave; Parker recalled

Published on NewsOK Modified: May 27, 2014 at 5:34 pm •  Published: May 27, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Chicago Cubs left-handed reliever Wesley Wright has been placed on the paternity leave list.

The Cubs recalled right-hander Blake Parker from Triple-A Iowa before Tuesday night's game at San Francisco to take Wright's place.

Wright is 0-1 with a 3.18 ERA this season. He has struck out 14 and walked six in 17 innings.

Parker made two appearances for the Cubs earlier this season, allowing three runs in 1 2-3 innings. He has a 0.77 ERA with 15 strikeouts and no walks in 11 2-3 innings for Iowa.