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Pignatiello Just Looking to Get Back

Carmen Pignatillo (STAFF PHOTO/PAM DAVIS)

Carmen Pignatiello made the Cubs' opening day roster for the first time in his career this season, but his stay in Chicago didn't last long as the left-hander made just two appearances before he was optioned to Class AAA Iowa.

The biggest blow came in Pignatiello's second appearance with the Cubs. In a game against Pittsburgh on April 7 at PNC Park, Pignatiello was brought in during the sixth inning and would face two batters. He walked both on eight pitches and was none too surprised to be optioned to the minor leagues two days later. "You can't do that up there," said Pignatiello. "I don't know what it was. I had...

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