C.J. Edwards was in Chicago on Thursday to be examined by Dr. Stephen Gryzlo after cutting a bullpen session short due to discomfort in his shoulder. Reports indicated Thursday that Edwards was dealing with fatigue in his shoulder. According to a report from Patrick Mooney, Edwards felt tightness in his shoulder and after being examined […]
The Cubs roster shuffle continued on Thursday morning. As expected, Justin Ruggiano was placed on the 15-day DL with a left hamstring tear. Instead of calling up a position player to take his spot on the 25-man roster, the Cubs have decided to have a 13-man pitching staff for a while. The Cubs recalled RHP […]
According to a report from the Sun-Times, C.J. Edwards left the Tennessee Smokies on Wednesday “after experiencing discomfort in his shoulder during a scheduled side session.” Edwards will be examined by team doctors on Thursday in Chicago according to the report. The Sun-Times report added, “It is unclear how serious the injury is. Edwards did […]
Bud Selig was at Wrigley Field on Wednesday to celebrate one of baseball’s cathedrals turning 100 years old. The Commissioner has a soft spot in his heart for Wrigley Field and he gave his support to the Ricketts family to “do whatever is legally possible” to help the team get the “$300 million ballpark renovation […]
A week after being placed on the 7-day DL with a left ankle sprain, the Iowa Cubs activated Javier Baez from the disabled list and he was in Iowa’s starting lineup on Easter Sunday. The I-Cubs put Baez on the DL with a left ankle injury that he suffered taking infield practice on Friday, April […]
The Cubs announced an addition to the baseball operations department Tuesday with the hiring of Darnell McDonald. The former outfielder, who recently announced his retirement, has rejoined the organization as Baseball Operations Assistant.
The Iowa Cubs placed Javier Baez on the 7-day disabled list on Sunday morning with a left ankle sprain. Baez was dealing with a sore back prior to injuring himself taking grounders during infield practice prior to Friday’s game in Memphis. According to multiple reports, Javier Baez turned his ankle.
According to multiple reports following Saturday’s game, the Cubs optioned LHP Chris Rusin back to Triple-A Iowa. Rusin was recalled prior to Saturday’s game in St. Louis. After Rusin allowed one run on three hits with one walk and one strikeout in relief of Carlos Villanueva, the Cubs optioned Rusin out in order to recall […]
Rick Renteria addressed his bullpen, and specifically the closer situation on Saturday morning. After Friday night’s game in which Jose Veras could not find the strike zone and was charged with his second blown save of the season, Renteria said he was going to stick with Veras as his closer. Rick Renteria changed his mind […]
According to multiple reports, the Cubs recalled LHP Chris Rusin from Triple-A Iowa on Saturday morning and optioned RHP Brian Schlitter to Iowa. The roster move should not come as a surprise with the Cubs adding Rusin to the big league roster. Rusin will be available out of the pen for Saturday’s game and should […]