Cubs designate Coleman for assignment


The Chicago Cubs designated pitcher Casey Coleman for assignment on Wednesday to make room on the 40-man roster for new addition Scott Feldman.

Coleman spent parts of the past three seasons with the Cubs as a reliever and starter. He was 0-2 with a 7.40 ERA in 17 games with the Cubs last season. He made 17 starts for the Cubs in 2011, posting a 3-9 record with a 6.40 ERA.

The Cubs signed Feldman to a one-year contract on Tuesday.