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Cubs call up Fox; send down Cotts

Updated: May 27, 2009, 11:56 AM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

The Chicago Cubs called up minor league hitting phenom Jake Fox from Triple-A Iowa.

Left-handed relief specialist Neal Cotts -- formerly the key set-up man for the 2005 world champion Chicago White Sox -- was optioned to Iowa after numerous below-average outings.

Left-hander Jason Waddell was called up to replace Cotts.

Infielder Bobby Scales, who had been unavailable due to severe flu symptoms the past two days, also was optioned to Iowa.

Shortstop Andres Blanco was brought ...

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