7/30 Minor matters
Chris Carpenter, the Cubs’ third-round pick in 2008, was promoted from Class A Daytona to Double-A Tennessee on Thursday. Carpenter was 6-4 with a 2.19 ERA in 20 games combined for Class A Peoria and Daytona this year. He has 93 strikeouts in 98 2/3 innings.
— Carrie Muskat