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Cubs recall RHP Atkins from Triple-A

Updated: July 29, 2009, 6:55 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com

The Chicago Cubs have recalled right-handed pitcher Mitch Atkins from Triple-A Iowa, ESPNChicago.com has learned from team sources.

The Cubs needed a fresh reliever for today's game against the Houston Astros in Wrigley Field after playing a 13-inning game on Monday, followed by Ryan Dempster's five-inning outing on Tuesday night. The Cubs used five relievers Tuesday.

The Cubs optioned Jeff Stevens to Iowa.



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