Cubs activate catcher Miguel Montero off disabled list

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CHICAGO – Miguel Montero is rejoining the Cubs big league roster.

The Cubs activated Montero off the 15-day disabled list prior to Saturday’s matinee against the Pirates.

The 32-year-old veteran will swap places with outfielder Ryan Kalish.

Montero has been sidelined since April 28th with lower back tightness.

He went 2 for 10 with 2 RBI during his three-game rehab assignment with the Iowa Cubs.

Montero has only played in 13 games with the North Siders this season, batting .208 with one home run and six RBI.