From the Wire: Cubs Recall Jorge Soler, Logan Watkins from Triple-A and Place Justin Ruggiano, Ryan Sweeney on 15-Day DL

The Cubs recalled OF Jorge Soler from Triple-A Iowa prior to Wednesday’s game against the Reds. Soler is batting fifth and playing right field in his big league debut. Soler is wearing No. 68, the same number he’s worn the past two springs in Major League camp. The Cubs also recalled INF/OF Logan Watkins from […]

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Addison Russell, C.J. Edwards, Dan Vogelbach among Seven Cubs Prospects Scheduled to Participate in the AFL

Rosters for the upcoming Arizona Fall League were released Tuesday afternoon. Seven Cubs prospects have been selected to be on the Mesa Solar Sox roster on Opening Day, Tuesday Oct. 7. SS Addison Russell, RHP C.J. Edwards, 1B/DH Dan Vogelbach, RHP Zach Cates, RHP Ivan Pineyro, LHP Gerardo Concepcion and OF Jacob Hannemann are the […]

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Cubs Reportedly Calling Up Jorge Soler, Set to Make Big League Debut in Cincinnati

According to reports from David Kaplan and Keith Law, the Cubs have called up OF Jorge Soler and he will join the Cubs in Cincinnati for the opener of the Reds series Tuesday night. The Cubs have not announced Jorge Soler has been called up or the corresponding roster move to add him to the […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Option INF/OF Logan Watkins and RHP Brian Schlitter to Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs announced Sunday following the three-game sweep over the Orioles that Starlin Castro will be activated off the bereavement list prior and be available for Tuesday’s opener against the Reds. Castro was placed on the bereavement list last Thursday in order to leave the team to take care of his family in the Dominican […]

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Iowa Cubs Place Josh Vitters on DL with a Broken Ring Finger

The Iowa Cubs announced Thursday that former first round draft pick (2007) Josh Vitters was placed on the disabled list with a broken ring finger. Vitters suffered the injury in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s game in Reno making what was described as an awkward slide into second base.

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From the Wire: Cubs Place Edwin Jackson on 15-Day DL, Recall Logan Watkins, Zac Rosscup from Iowa

The Cubs announced four roster moves Thursday afternoon. Edwin Jackson was placed on the disabled list and LHP Zac Rosscup was recalled from Triple-A Iowa to take his spot in the roster. The Cubs recalled Logan Watkins from Triple-A Iowa to fill Starlin Castro’s spot on the active roster. Starlin Castro was officially placed on […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Place Starlin Castro on the Bereavement List

According to a report from the Sun-Times, the Cubs placed Starlin Castro on the bereavement list Wednesday night. Castro was a late scratch from Wednesday’s game after finding out a car crash in the Dominican Republic claimed the lives of members of his family and close friends. Castro has left the team to return home […]

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Iowa Cubs Place Mike Olt on 7-Day Disabled List

The Iowa Cubs announced prior to Wednesday’s game in Reno that INF Mike Olt was placed on the 7-day minor league DL with a strained left hamstring. Olt left Tuesday’s game in the eighth inning after suffering an apparent leg injury. Olt avoided colliding with Zac Rosscup fielding a popped up bunt attempt from Shawn […]

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Giants Win Protest, Cubs and Giants Will Resume Rain-Shortened Game Thursday Afternoon

The Giants won its protest over the way Tuesday night’s game ended and the two teams will resume play Thursday afternoon at 4:05pm CDT with the bottom of the fifth inning. The regularly scheduled game will follow the conclusion of the suspended game. First pitch for Thursday’s game still scheduled for 7:05pm CDT. When play […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Recall OF Matt Szczur from Triple-A Iowa, Option RHP Dan Straily to Iowa

As expected, RHP Dan Straily was optioned to Iowa following Saturday’s game against the Mets. Straily took the loss in his first start with the Cubs. Straily had two bad innings but retired the side in order in four of the six innings he pitched. Straily was charged with seven runs, five earned, on four hits […]

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