Scales finally makes big leagues

Updated: May 6, 2009, 9:26 AM ET
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Bobby Scales' road to the big leagues started in Idaho Falls, Idaho, in 1999, in the rookie-level Pioneer League. The road led through Fort Wayne, Ind.; Lake Elsinore, Calif.; Mobile, Ala.; Portland, Ore.; Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; Pawtucket, R.I.; and Des Moines, Iowa.

On Sunday, after 11 seasons of bus rides through the minors, Scales finally made The Show when the Chicago Cubs called up the utility infielder and added him to the roster, replacing injured right-hander Carlos Zambrano. ...

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