The Cubs have designated 29-year old righty swingnig outfielder Cole Gillespie for assignment. Gillespie played in 25 games for the Cubs this year and he was 12 for 50 (.240 avg, .608 OPS) with 6 runs scored, 0 homers and 4 RBIs. He has now played in 78 games in his first three years in the majors and he is 38 of 169 (.225 avg, .630 OPS) with 19 runs scored, 3 homers, 20 RBIs and 1 stolen base. This isn’t much of a loss moving forward for the Cubs.
UPDATE: (9/6/2013) - The Cubs have outrighted Cole Gillespie to AAA.