Chicago Cubs name up high pitching prospect Caleb Kilian

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CHICAGO — The Cubs have known as up their high pitching prospect, righty Caleb Kilian, to start out Sport 2 of their doubleheader in opposition to the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.Kilian, 25, will make his main league debut after being acquired by the group from the San Francisco Giants final July in trade for former MVP Kris Bryant.Kilian is 2-0 with a 2.06 ERA in 9 begins for Triple-A Iowa this season. He had 41 strikeouts in 39.1 innings earlier than being known as up.The Cubs are within the midst of a busy schedule, having to play two doubleheaders this week whereas veterans Wade Miley and Drew Smyly are each on the injured checklist.Kilian was acquired with outfielder Alexander Canario final July 31 for Bryant as a part of the Cubs roster tear down. He has a profession 2.08 ERA in three minor league seasons after being drafted within the eighth spherical by the Giants in 2019.To make room on the 40 man roster, the Cubs DFA’d pitcher Conner Menez. Additionally they recalled righty Anderson Espinoza to function the group’s twenty seventh man for the doubleheader. Killian would be the group’s eighth participant to make his main league debut this season.

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