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Infielder Edgar Gonzalez has been activated to fill Baez role while outfielder Jae-Hoon Ha has been re-assigned to Double-A Tennessee, according to news release from the Iowa Cubs’ website.
Baez was hitting just .154/.214/.423 with three extra-base hits, including two home runs. He also walked twice and struck out 10 times in eight games for Iowa.
The 21-year-old hit .294/.346/.638 with 20 home runs and 54 RBIs at Double-A Tennessee last season. His home runs and RBI totals led all of Double-A. The Puerto-Rican native was the ninth overall selection of the 2011 MLB Draft.