From the Wire: Cubs Place Ramirez on DL, Option Beeler, Select Contract of Rowen, Recall Medina and DFA Baxter

The Cubs announced four roster moves Wednesday morning. And one more roster move will have to be made prior to Wednesday’s finale with the Rockies. The Cubs placed RHP Neil Ramirez on the 15-day DL with left abdominal soreness. RHP Yoervis Medina was recalled from Triple-A Iowa to take his spot on the active roster. […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Recall RHP Dallas Beeler, Option RHP Yoervis Medina to Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs announced two roster moves Tuesday afternoon. RHP Dallas Beeler was recalled from Triple-A Iowa and will start game two of the Rockies series. RHP Yoervis Medina was optioned to Triple-A Iowa to make room for Beeler on the active roster. With the two transactions, the Cubs 25-man roster currently consists of 13 pitchers […]


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Cubs Reportedly Sign LHP Ryan Buchter to Minor League Contract

According to a report from Darren Wolfson, the Cubs signed LHP Ryan Buchter to a minor league contract. The Dodgers released Buchter on July 20 after he exercised an opt out in his contract. The Cubs have not posted signing Buchter to a contract. Buchter should report to Triple-A Iowa once he is ready to pitch. […]


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From the Wire: LHP Clayton Richard Clears Waivers, Cubs Option to Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs announced Friday the team retained LHP Clayton Richard two days after the lefty was designated for assignment. Richard cleared waivers and was optioned to Iowa. With Clayton Richard staying in the organization, the Cubs’ 40-man roster currently stands at 40 players. The Cubs designated Richard for assignment prior to Wednesday’s doubleheader in Cincinnati. After […]


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Jon Lester to Host First Chicago NVRQT Night Fundraiser

Jon Lester to Host First Ever Chicago NVRQT Night Fundraiser August 13 Event to Include “Hollywood Squares” Style Game Show with Cubs Players and Celebrities to Benefit the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Cubs’ pitcher and cancer survivor Jon Lester and his wife Farrah will host NVRQT Night at Metro Chicago Thursday, August 13. The night […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Recall RHP Yoervis Medina, Designate LHP Clayton Richard for Assignment

The Cubs announced two roster moves Wednesday morning to add a reliever to the bullpen. The Cubs recalled RHP Yoervis Medina from Triple-A Iowa. To make room on the active roster, LHP Clayton Richard was designated for assignment. With Wednesday’s roster moves, the Cubs’ 40-man roster stands at 39 players and the active roster consists […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Select Contract of Rafael Soriano, Designate Edwin Jackson for Assignment

The Cubs made the news official just before Noon on Monday. The Cubs selected the contract of RHP Rafael Soriano from the Iowa Cubs, added him to the 40- and 25-man roster. RHP Edwin Jackson was designated for assignment. Rafael Soriano will be available for Monday’s opener in Cincinnati and he will wear No. 29. […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Designate Edwin Jackson for Assignment

According to multiple reports, the Cubs have designated RHP Edwin Jackson for assignment to make room on the 40-man and active roster for RHP Rafael Soriano. Soriano will join the Cubs in Cincinnati on Monday. Edwin Jackson appeared in 23 games for the Cubs this season, all in relief. Jackson was 2-1 with a 3.19 […]


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Cubs Sign Catcher Luke Carlin to a Minor League Contract

According to a report from Susan Slusser, the Cubs agreed to terms on a minor league contract with C Luke Carlin. The 34-year old veteran catcher has been in the Athletics system this year after spending three of the previous four seasons with the Cleveland Indians. The Tigers selected Carlin in the 10th round of the […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Recall Kyle Schwarber from Triple-A Iowa, Place Miguel Montero on 15-day DL

The Cubs made it official Friday afternoon. Kyle Schwarber was recalled from Triple-A Iowa and Miguel Montero was placed on the 15-day DL with a sprained left thumb retroactive to July 12. Kyle Schwarber is in the starting lineup for Friday’s opener in Atlanta. Schwarber is batting second and catching. Friday is Schwarber’s first start […]


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