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Cubs activate Clevenger, option Lalli

The Chicago Cubs activated Steve Clevenger from the disabled list, and to make room on the roster, Blake Lalli was optioned to Triple-A Iowa.

Clevenger is available for Tuesday afternoon's game against the San Diego Padres at Wrigley Field.

Clevenger went on the DL on April 28 with a right oblique strain. He was hitting .500 (11-for-22) with five doubles, two RBIs and four runs scored at the time of his injury.

Lalli batted .133 with two RBIs in six games with the Cubs.