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Cubs purchase contract of LHL Maine

WASHINGTON -- The Chicago Cubs have purchased the contract of left-handed pitcher Scott Maine from Triple-A Iowa.

The 25-year-old Maine has not pitched in the majors. He's split this season between Iowa and Double-A Tennessee, going 4-2 with a 3.14 ERA.

The Cubs optioned right-handed pitcher Justin Berg to Iowa on Tuesday. He was 0-1 with a 5.77 ERA in 35 games.