The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher Jason Kendall from the Oakland Athletics for catcher Rob Bowen and minor league pitcher Jerry Blevins.
Kendall is expected to be in uniform for the Cubs for Tuesday night's game against the Giants. Kendall, 33, is batting .226 with 2 home runs, 10 doubles and 22 RBIs in 92 games this year.
Bowen, 26, was acquired from San Diego, along with minor league outfielder Kyler Burke, for catcher Michael Barrett and cash considerations on June 20. Blevins, 23, has gone 3-2 with nine saves and a 1.02 ERA between Single-A Daytona and Double-A Tennessee this season.