PER­SON­NEL DEPT.

The Washington Post Sunday - - BASEBALL -

Cubs: Chicago bought the con­tract of OF Ian Happ from Class AAA Iowa and put him in the start­ing lineup against the Car­di­nals. He hit his first ma­jor league home run in the 5-3 loss. RHP Felix Pena was op­tioned to Iowa.

Mariners: RHP Ryan We­ber lasted less than four in­nings in his sea­son de­but with Seat­tle be­fore leav­ing the game with tight­ness in his shoul­der.

Mets: RH closer Jeurys Fa­milia is ex­pected to re­turn in three to four months af­ter hav­ing surgery Fri­day to re­pair a blocked artery near his right armpit. The team said in a state­ment Satur­day that the righthander can re­sume throw­ing in six weeks and should pitch again this sea­son.

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