Cubs recall Bowden, option Raley to Iowa

The Chicago Cubs optioned Brooks Raley to Triple-A Iowa on Monday and recalled Michael Bowden.

To make room for Bowden on the 40-man roster, Ian Stewart was shifted to the 60-day disabled list.

Bowden went 3-2 with two saves and a 2.76 ERA in 23 relief appearances for Iowa. He had a 6.39 ERA with the Cubs and Red Sox before being optioned on June 1.

Raley is 0-2 with a 9.00 ERA with the Cubs this season.