Cubs option Spencer Patton to Class AAA

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The Cubs optioned Spencer Patton on Monday. (AP)

TEMPE, Ariz. — The Cubs optioned right-handed reliever Spencer Patton to Class AAA Iowa on Monday.

The move ends a spectacular spring run in which the SIU-Edwardsville alum threw eight scoreless innings.

The Cubs’ roster is down to 35 players with Opening Day a week away.

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