From the Wire: Cubs Recall LHP Chris Rusin from Triple-A Iowa, Option Blake Parker to Iowa

The Cubs announced Wednesday afternoon LHP Chris Rusin has been recalled from Triple-A Iowa and is available out of the pen for Wednesday’s game. The Cubs recalled Rusin in order to add an arm to a bullpen that had to cover 12 innings Tuesday night into Wednesday morning in relief of Edwin Jackson. Rick Renteria […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Acquire LHP Felix Doubront from the Red Sox for a PTBNL

According to multiple reports, the Cubs have acquired LHP Felix Doubront from the Red Sox for a player to be named later. The 27-year old southpaw has voiced his displeasure with the way the Red Sox have handled him this season. Felix Doubront is 2-4 in 17 games, 10 starts, with a 6.07 ERA and […]

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Cubs Receive RHP Jonathan Martinez from Dodgers as PTBNL in Darwin Barney Trade

According to a report from Bob Nightengale, the Cubs received 20-year old RHP Jonathan Martinez from the Dodgers as the player to be named later in the Darwin Barney deal. Martinez was pitching for Low-A Great Lakes in the Midwest League and was 7-5 in 19 starts with a 3.47 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP. […]

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Cubs Place RHP Neil Ramirez on 15-Day DL

The Cubs announced Tuesday that RHP Neil Ramirez was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right triceps soreness. The Cubs optioned Ramirez to Triple-A prior to Saturday’s game to game to give him a breather from pitching in the big leagues. The Cubs technically recalled Ramirez and placed him on the Major League disabled […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Trade Darwin Barney to the Dodgers for PTBNL

According to multiple reports, the Cubs traded INF Darwin Barney to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Cubs designated Barney for assignment on July 22. After Barney was DFA’d, Jed Hoyer said he would do his best to put Barney in the right situation and hopefully with a contender. According to the Sun-Times, the Cubs received […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Option RHP Neil Ramirez to Iowa, Recall RHP Blake Parker

According to multiple reports, the Cubs optioned RHP Neil Ramirez to Iowa and have recalled RHP Blake Parker. The Cubs reportedly would like to give Ramirez a breather and his demotion is not performance based. Neil Ramirez began the year in the minors, the team has already used one of his minor league options for […]

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Cubs Promote Jorge Soler to Triple-A Iowa and Albert Almora to Double-A Tennessee

Shortly after the Cubs beat the Padres Tuesday night behind seven shutout innings from Kyle Hendricks and home runs from Anthony Rizzo and Arismendy Alcantara, the front office announced two of the top prospects in the system received promotions. The Cubs promoted Jorge Soler to Triple-A Iowa and Albert Almora to Double-A Tennessee. The Cubs […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Option Mike Olt to Triple-A Iowa, Recall LHP Tsuyoshi Wada

The Cubs announced after Tuesday’s game that Mike Olt was being sent down to Iowa to make room on the 25-man roster for LHP Tsuyoshi Wada. Mike Olt started Tuesday night and went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts. The Cubs had to make a roster move to clear a spot on the active roster for Tsuyoshi […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Designate Darwin Barney for Assignment, Activate Emilio Bonifacio from DL

The Cubs announced two roster moves Tuesday afternoon. The Cubs designated INF Darwin Barney for assignment to make room on the active roster for Emilio Bonifacio. Bonifacio has been on the 15-day DL since June 13 with a right oblique strain. Darwin Barney was the third longest tenured player on the Cubs roster after the […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Option LHP Zac Rosscup to Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs optioned LHP Zac Rosscup to Iowa following Sunday’s game against Arizona to make room on the active roster for RHP Kyle Hendricks. The Cubs did not officially recall Hendricks from Iowa yet, but will before Tuesday in order for him to make his second big league start against the Padres. Rick Renteria announced […]

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