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Report: Cubs trade pitcher Cory Abbott to Giants

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Oct 1, 2021; St. Louis, Missouri, USA;  Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Cory Abbott (15) pitches during the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Cubs traded right-hander Cory Abbott to the San Francisco Giants on Thursday for cash considerations, per multiple outlets.

The 26-year-old is 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA in two starts this season at Triple-A Iowa.

Abbott made his major league debut in 2021 and posted a 6.75 ERA with no decisions in seven games (one start) for the Cubs. He struck out 12 and walked 11 in 17 1/3 innings.

Chicago drafted Abbott in the second round in 2017 out of Loyola Marymount.

–Field Level Media