3 players the Chicago Cubs should move on from to save their season

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3 players the Cubs should move on from - Edwin Rios

It's hard to remember when a player has taken up a roster spot for no reason as much as Edwin Rios with the Chicago Cubs this season. Rios has only managed to see big-league action in just 18 games. In that time, he recorded only 28 at-bats and slashed .071/.235/.214. Elsewhere, in Triple-A, he has slashed a still rather unimpressive .191/.393/.429. The on-base percentage is much more encouraging, but given that this has been a sample size of seven games with the I-Cubs, there's little stock to put into anything.

Currently on the 10-Day IL, the Cubs have little need to reinstate him to the big-league roster if he is just going to take up someone else's bench spot. Going into the season, the thought was that Rios could have been a nice grab for the Cubs, who needed lefty power and, with any fair chance to make something of himself, could have found something in him. That logic has been shrouded by giving him no real playing time, causing an inability to get him into a rhythm, and creating a gaping hole on the Cubs bench that someone else could utilize so the front office can see what they have to work with. The Rios experiment looks to be all but done.