Cubs Outright Thomas Diamond

The Cubs have outrighted Thomas Diamond from their 40-man roster, according to Carrie Muskat of (via Twitter).  The move will allow the club to add Doug Davis to the Cubs' 40-man roster in time to start tonight against the Giants.    

In parts of three seasons at the Triple-A level, Diamond owns a 4.62 ERA with 8.4 K/9 and 4.6 BB/9.  The 28-year-old also made 13 relief appearances and three starts for the Cubs last season, posting a 6.83 ERA with 11.2 K/9 and 5.6 BB/9.