Cubs option reliever Dillon Maples to Triple-A Iowa squib

Dillon Maples’ long odds of making the Cubs’ opening-day roster ended Thursday when he was optioned to Triple-A Iowa.

Maples, 27, pitched in only two Cactus League games. The right-hander allowed an unearned run while striking out three, allowing one hit and one walk in two innings.

Maples struck...

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