Chris Volstad demoted to Iowa

Updated: May 18, 2012, 3:16 PM ET
By Doug Padilla | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs' roster shuffling continued Friday when struggling pitcher Chris Volstad was optioned to Triple-A Iowa and catcher Blake Lalli was recalled, perhaps just in time for Geovany Soto to go on the disabled list.

An MRI revealed a slight tear in the meniscus in Soto's left knee.

"It seems to be (a DL situation) but we'll evaluate here sometime after the game," manager Dale Sveum said before the Cubs played the Chicago White Sox Friday.

Officially, ...

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