In 88 career minor league outings (39 starts), Cherry has produced a 3.76 ERA (116 ER/278.0 IP) going 17-13 with five saves. Last season, he spent a majority of the year with Double-A West Tenn, striking out 50 and walking just 14 while going 4-1 with a two saves and a 2.22 ERA (12 ER/48.2 IP). His performance earned him a spot on the 2006 Southern League Midseason All-Star team.
Originally selected by the Cubs in the 14th round of the 2002 Draft, Cherry made his pro debut in 2003, going a combined 7-2 with a 2.38 ERA (22 ER/83.1 IP) in 18 games (14 starts) between Single-A Boise and Single-A Lansing.
Cherry, who will wear number 57, is looking to make his Major League debut and is available for tonight's game vs. Milwaukee at 7:05 p.m. CT.
Miller, 30, is 0-1 with a 10.54 ERA (16 ER/13.2 IP) in three starts for the Cubs this season. He originally signed with the Cubs as a minor league free agent January 21, 2006.