9/8 Ransom DFA
Infielder Cody Ransom was designated for assignment on Sunday to make room on the 40-man roster for Scott Baker, who was activated from the 60-day disabled list and scheduled to start Sunday against the Brewers. Ransom was batting .189 in 62 games with the Cubs, hitting nine home runs, 10 doubles and driving in 20. He hit .220 against left-handed pitchers. Ransom had a strong April, batting .280, but hit .167 in 14 games in July and .108 in 13 games in August.