Cubs get Anthony Recker from A’s for Blake Lalli
The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher Anthony Recker from the
Oakland Athletics in exchange for catcher and first baseman Blake
Recker was a member of Oakland’s opening day roster but was sent
to Triple-A Sacramento after hitting .129 in 31 at-bats over 13
games. Recker has hit .146 in 18 big league games overall, while
he’s put up a .273 average with 98 homers in eight seasons in the
The Cubs assigned Recker to Triple-A Iowa.
Lalli made his major league debut for Chicago earlier this
season, his seventh in professional baseball. He went 2 for 15 in
six games for the Cubs before being sent down to Iowa.
The Cubs also designated left-hander Scott Maine for