Cubs claim ex-Lawrence Co. pitcher Shepherd off waivers
HUNTINGTON - The Chicago Cubs claimed former Lawrence County High School baseball standout Chandler Shepherd off waivers from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday.
Shepherd, a right-handed pitcher, was designated for assignment on Friday. The Cubs assigned him to their Double-A affiliate in Knoxville, Tennessee.
He was 0-5 with a 10.01 earned run average this season at Triple-A Pawtucket.