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Cubs option Coleman to make room for Volstad

Cubs option Coleman to make room for Volstad

Cubs option Coleman to make room for Volstad
ATLANTA -- It wasn't a good 25th birthday for pitcher Casey Coleman, who was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday to make room on the roster for pitcher Chris Volstad.

Coleman was 0-1 with a 7.32 ERA in 16 relief outings with the Cubs, and 2-3 with a 3.48 ERA in seven appearances, including six starts, with Iowa.

Volstad, who was in the Cubs' rotation at the start of the season but optioned to Iowa after going 0-6 with a 7.46 ERA in eight starts, started Tuesday night against the Braves.

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