From the Wire: Cubs Select the Contract of LHP Phil Coke, Add to 40-Man Roster

After Monday’s spring game with the Giants, the Cubs made it official and added LHP Phil Coke to the roster. The Cubs selected the minor league contract of left-handed pitcher Phil Coke, and with the addition of Phil Cole, the club’s 40-man roster now stands at 40 players. Phil Coke, 32, joined the Cubs on […]


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Cubs Option Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa, Re-Assign Kris Bryant and Addison Russell to Minor League Camp

The Cubs announced the fifth round of spring roster cuts Monday morning. Javier Baez was optioned to Triple-A Iowa and both Kris Bryant and Addison Russell were re-assigned to minor league camp. With Monday’s roster moves, the Cubs spring roster officially stands at 35 players. The Cubs optioned 2B Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa. Baez […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Grant Unconditional Release to LHP Felix Doubront

The Cubs announced Saturday LHP Felix Doubront was granted his unconditional release. Felix Doubront received 45 days termination pay, which amounts to around $473,000. Doubront and the Cubs avoided arbitration this winter when the two sides agreed to a $1.925 million salary for the 2015 season. By cutting ties with Doubront, the Cubs save around […]


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Cubs Option LHP Eric Jokisch to Triple-A Iowa, Reduce Spring Training Roster to 39 Players

The Cubs announced the fourth round of roster cuts Saturday, and it was just one player. LHP Eric Jokisch was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. And the Cubs Spring Training roster officially stands at 39 players. Eric Jokisch was expected to begin the year at the top of Iowa’s rotation. Jokisch was rather inconsistent in four […]


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Wrigleyville Rooftop Owner Indicted on Fraud Charges

The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Friday morning federal fraud charges had been filed against Marc Hamid, owner of Skybox on Sheffield, for “under-reporting attendance and revenue” between 2008 and 2011. According to multiple reports, Hamid was indicted “on federal fraud charges for not paying about $600,000 owed to the Cubs as well as state and […]


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Cubs and Audi Announce Naming Rights Partnership for Audi Club at Wrigley Field

Deal expands Audi presence as Official Luxury Vehicle Partner of the Chicago Cubs In an expanded deal between Audi, its Chicagoland and NW Indiana Audi Dealers and the Chicago Cubs, Audi has become the new naming rights partner for the Audi Club at Wrigley Field. The multi-year agreement furthers the Audi brand’s presence as the […]


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Albert Almora, Kyle Schwarber Included in Third Round of Cubs Spring Roster Cuts

The Cubs announced the third round of spring roster cuts Thursday afternoon, and there really were not any surprises. The Cubs sent 12 players to minor league camp and reduced the Spring Training roster to 40 players. The Cubs optioned two relievers to Triple-A Iowa, RHP Blake Parker and LHP Joseph Ortiz. And 10 players […]


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Cubs Option RHP C.J. Edwards to Triple-A Iowa, Reduce Spring Training Roster to 52 Players

The Cubs reduced its Spring Training roster to 52 players Thursday when the team optioned RHP C.J. Edwards to Triple-A Iowa. Edwards is the third player the Cubs have optioned to Iowa this spring, joining INF Christian Villanueva and C Rafael Lopez. Edwards will spend the next three weeks in minor league camp. Edwards is […]


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Cubs Announced Details for Budweiser Bleacher Fridays at Wrigley Field

Fitz & The Tantrums Extra Innings Show to Headline New Budweiser Bleacher Fridays at Wrigley Field – “Weekends Start Here” during select Friday games in The Budweiser Bleachers This season at Wrigley Field, “Weekends Start Here” as the Cubs and Budweiser team up to present new Budweiser Bleacher Fridays on select dates throughout the 2015 […]


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Pierce Johnson, Corey Black and Rafael Lopez among First Round of Cubs Spring Roster Cuts

The Cubs announced the first round of spring cuts Monday and reduced the spring roster to 53 players. The Cubs moved eight players to minor league camp. C Rafael Lopez and INF Christian Villanueva were optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Both players will be on optional assignments all season. Six players in camp on non-roster invites […]


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