Cubs Release Shawn Camp

The Cubs released reliever Shawn Camp yesterday, according to the team transactions page.  Camp had been designated for assignment Wednesday, upon the Cubs' bullpen shake-up.

Camp, 37, posted a 7.04 ERA, 5.1 K/9, 3.5 BB/9, 2.74 HR/9, and 48.8% groundball rate in 23 innings for the Cubs.  With 538 career appearances, Camp ranks third all-time among those hailing from Virginia.  He tied for the MLB lead last year with 80 appearances, a career high.


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