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Cubs option Ian Happ to minors after poor spring

MESA, Ariz. (AP) The Chicago Cubs have optioned versatile youngster Ian Happ to the minor leagues.

Manager Joe Maddon announced the decision Saturday.

The 24-year-old Happ appeared in 142 games with Chicago last season, hitting .233 with 15 homers and a .761 OPS while playing second base, third base and all three outfield spots. He finished eighth in NL Rookie of the Year voting in 2017 after hitting .253 with 24 homers in 115 games.

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Leaders
AVG: B. Zobrist.305
HR: J. Báez34
RBI: J. Báez111
SB: J. Báez21
W: J. Lester18
ERA: J. Lester3.32
Saves: B. Morrow22
K: K. Hendricks161
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Chi Cubs 00.000-
Cincinnati 00.000-
Milwaukee 00.000-
Pittsburgh 00.000-
St. Louis 00.000-
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .258 (4)
Runs: 761 (9)
Hits: 1453 (2)
Home Runs: 167 (22)
Stolen Bases: 66 (24)
OBP: .333 (4)
SLG: .410 (13)
Total Bases: 2308 (12)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.65 (3)
Runs Allowed: 645 (4)
Saves: 46 (9)
Strikeouts: 1333 (19)
OpBA: .240 (10)
OBP: .323 (20)
SLG: .376 (3)
Run Support: 4.64 (12)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/23 T. Davis Sent to Minors
3/23 I. Happ Sent to Minors
3/23 D. Maples Sent to Minors
3/23 J. Tazawa Released
3/22 C. Bergman Released
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Injuries
Date Player Status
3/12 P. Strop Strained right hamstring (day-to-day)
3/4 M. Montgomery Left shoulder stiffness (day-to-day)
3/4 B. Morrow Recovery from right elbow surgery (day-to-day)
2/13 K. Graveman Recovery from right elbow surgery (on 60-day DL)
9/25 K. Bryant Left wrist contusion (day-to-day)
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