Mar 3, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez (70) throws to first base for the out against the Milwaukee Brewers during the second inning at Maryvale Baseball Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

Report: Javier Baez call up official, Blake Parker optioned

The Chicago Cubs made Javier Baez‘s call up official by optioning reliever Blake Parker to Triple-A Iowa Tuesday afternoon, reports’s Carrie Muskat.

Parker, 26, was recalled up by the Cubs on Saturday when Felix Doubront was placed on the disabled list with a left calf strain. He is 1-1 with a 6.57 ERA in nine appearances and a 1.297 WHIP over 12 1/3 innings.

Baez will wear No. 9.

Muskat also reports that Kyuji Fujikawa is with the Cubs tonight, but will not be activated Tuesday.

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