Cubs and White Sox to Honor Ernie Banks and Minnie Minoso During Crosstown Cup Series

The entire Cubs team will wear No. 14 in honor of Ernie Banks on Sunday, July 12 at Wrigley Field The Cubs and White Sox will honor their legends “Mr. Cub” Ernie Banks and “Mr. White Sox” Minnie Minoso, both of whom passed away this off-season, when they face each other for the Crosstown Cup […]


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Cubs Sign RHP Ben Rowen to Minor League Contract

The Iowa Cubs announced the Cubs signed RHP Ben Rowen to a minor league contract. Rowen has been assigned to the I-Cubs and was added to its active roster Sunday. According to the release, Ben Rowen opted out of his contract with the Baltimore Orioles on July 1 to sign with the Cubs. Rowen signed […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Reinstate OF Jorge Soler from 15-Day DL, Option OF Matt Szczur to Iowa

The Cubs announced two roster moves Sunday morning. Jorge Soler was activated from the 15-day DL and OF Matt Szczur was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. With the latest round of moves, the Cubs’ 25-man roster currently consists of 13 pitchers (five starters, eight relievers) and 12 position players. Jorge Soler is in the starting lineup […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Place David Ross on 7-Day DL, Select Contract of C Taylor Teagarden from Iowa

The Cubs announced Saturday afternoon the team placed catcher David Ross on the 7-day concussion DL, retroactive to Thursday, July 2. The Cubs selected the contract of catcher Taylor Teagarden from Iowa, added him to the 40-man roster and called up from Triple-A for Saturday’s game against the Marlins. The Cubs will have to create […]


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Cubs Acquire LHP Manny Rondon, International Slot Money from Angels for C Rafael Lopez

The Cubs acquired minor league left-handed pitching prospect Manny Rondon and International slot number four ($149,700) from the Los Angeles Angels on Friday for catcher Rafael Lopez. Rafael Lopez, 27, was designated for assignment on June 27. Lopez batted .276/.333/.340 (43-for-156) with eight doubles, one triple and no home runs for a .673 OPS with […]


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Cubs Announce Signing LHP Bryan Hudson, RHP Preston Morrison and RHP Scott Effross

The Cubs announced Thursday the team signed three players selected in the draft: LHP Bryan Hudson, RHP Preston Morrison and RHP Scott Effross. Left-handed pitcher Bryan Hudson, the club’s third round pick (82nd overall) of the 2015 Draft, reportedly signed for an above slot deal for $1.1 million. The Cubs’ third round slot value was […]


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Cubs Name OF Mark Zagunis, RHP Carlos Pimentel Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for June

The Cubs named the organization’s Player and Pitcher of the Month for June:  High-A Myrtle Beach outfielder Mark Zagunis and Triple-A Iowa right-handed pitcher Carlos Pimentel. Mark Zagunis and Carlos Pimentel turned in excellent performances this past month. Mark Zagunis participated in the Carolina League-California League All Star Game and Carlos Pimentel pitched his way […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Acquire LHP Clayton Richard from the Pirates, Option RHP Donn Roach to Iowa

The Cubs announced after Friday’s game with the Marlins the team had acquired LHP Clayton Richard from the Pirates for cash considerations. Clayton Richard will make his Cubs’ debut on Saturday night against the Marlins. To make room on the active roster, the Cubs optioned RHP Donn Roach to Triple-A Iowa. The Cubs have not […]


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Cubs Agree to Terms with Six International Prospects

The July 2 International signing period has begun and the Cubs have agreed to terms with several of the players the team has been linked to in recent months. According to reports from Jesse Sanchez, the Cubs have agreed to sign six International free agents. The Cubs have agreed to terms with the following players: […]


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Cubs Sign Third Round Pick LHP Bryan Hudson and Eighth Round Pick RHP Preston Morrison

According to a report from Jim Callis, the Cubs signed LHP Bryan Hudson. The team’s third round pick in last month’s draft agreed to an above slot deal for $1.1 million. The Cubs’ third round slot value was $731,000. And according to the draft tracker, the Cubs signed eighth round pick, RHP Preston Morrison for […]


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