Cubs activate Clevenger

The Chicago Cubs activated catcher Steve Clevenger from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday.

Clevenger landed on the DL on April 28 with a right oblique strain. He was hitting .500 (11-for-22) with five doubles, two RBI and four runs scored at the time of his injury.

The Cubs also optioned catcher Blake Lalli to Triple-A Iowa. He hit just .133 (2-for-15) with two RBI in six games for Chicago.