CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have activated catcher Miguel Montero from the 15-day disabled list and designated outfielder Ryan Kalish for assignment.

Montero had been sidelined by lower back tightness. He went 2 for 10 with two RBIs over three games in a rehab assignment with Triple-A Iowa.

Montero was in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against Pittsburgh, batting eighth.

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Kalish was promoted from Iowa on May 3. He batted .286 (2 for 7) in seven games with the Cubs.