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Cubs announce fourth round of roster cuts
03/28/2007 7:55 PM ET
The Chicago Cubs on Wednesday announced their fourth round of roster cuts, reducing their spring roster by three from 31 players to 28 players.

Right-handed pitchers Rocky Cherry and Mark Prior, and outfielder Angel Pagan have been optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Cherry, 27, was 1-1 with three saves and a 1.74 ERA (2 ER/10.1 IP) in 10 spring contests. Prior, 26, went 0-2 with a 6.97 ERA (8 ER/10.1 IP) in four Spring Training contests (three starts). Pagan, 25, batted .222 (6-for-27) with seven walks and six stolen bases in 15 spring games.

Chicago's spring roster of 28 players consists of 14 pitchers, two catchers, seven infielders and five outfielders.

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