Cubs Sign OF Kwang-Min Kwon

According to a report from Baseball America, the Cubs signed South Korean OF Kwang-Min Kwon. The Cubs were believed to have a deal in place with the 17-year old on July 2 but reports were not confirmed until Sunday night. OF Kwang-Min Kwon signed for $1.2 million. The 17-year old outfielder (Dec. 12, 1997) is […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Reinstate Ross from Bereavement List, Option Szczur to Iowa, Activate and Option La Stella to Iowa

The Cubs announced three roster moves prior to Tuesday’s game with the Brewers. C David Ross was reinstated from the bereavement list and he is back with the team. To make room on the active roster for Ross, OF Matt Szczur was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. The Cubs active 25-man roster consists of 13 pitchers […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Place David Ross on Bereavement List, Recall OF Matt Szczur

The Cubs announced Saturday morning David Ross has been placed on the bereavement list. Ross’ grandmother passed away. Condolences to David Ross and his family. David Ross could return to the team as soon as Tuesday. A player may spend between three and seven days on the bereavement list. The Cubs recalled outfielder Matt Szczur from […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Activate Miguel Montero from DL, Option Matt Szczur to Iowa

The Cubs announced two roster moves Friday morning. C Miguel Montero was activated from the 15-day DL and OF Matt Szczur was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. With the latest round of roster moves, the 25-man roster consists of 13 pitchers (five starters, eight relievers) and 12 position players. Joe Maddon will have Miguel Montero, Starlin […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Place RHP Rafael Soriano on 15-Day DL, Re-Sign LHP Clayton Richard

The Cubs announced two roster moves Wednesday afternoon. RHP Rafael Soriano was placed on the 15-day DL (retroactive to August 4) with right shoulder inflammation. The Cubs re-signed LHP Clayton Richard. Richard takes Soriano’s spot on the 25-man roster. With Wednesday’s roster moves, the 40-man roster currently stands at 39 players and the 25-man roster […]


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Cubs Name OF Jeffrey Baez, RHP Brad Markey Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for July

The Cubs named the organization’s Player and Pitcher of the Month for July: Low-A South Bend Cubs outfielder Jeffrey Baez and High-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans right-handed pitcher Brad Markey. Jeffrey Baez, 21, batted .333 (32-for-96) with 19 runs scored, three doubles, one triple, six home runs, 15 RBI and nine stolen bases in 24 July […]


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Cubs Move Up Lester, Set Rotation for Giants Series, Activate and Option Tsuyoshi Wada to Iowa

The Cubs made a couple announcements regarding the starting rotation Tuesday and a roster move. In the wake of the postponement Monday night and Jon Lester pitching only 1 2/3 innings, Lester’s next start has been moved up a day. Lester will start game two of the Giants series on Friday afternoon instead of Saturday. […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Recall Matt Szczur from Triple-A Iowa, Designate Clayton Richard for Assignment

The Cubs announced two roster moves Monday afternoon. OF Matt Szczur was recalled from Triple-A Iowa. And to make room on the 25-man roster, LHP Clayton Richard was designated for assignment. With the two roster moves, the Cubs’ 40-man roster currently stands at 38 players and the 25-man roster consists of 13 pitchers (five starters, […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Recall LHP Clayton Richard, Designate C Taylor Teagarden for Assignment

The Cubs announced two roster moves Sunday morning. As expected, the Cubs designated C Taylor Teagarden for assignment to make room on the active roster for LHP Clayton Richard to start Sunday against the Brewers. With the two moves, the 40-man roster stands at 39 players and the active roster consists of 14 pitchers (six […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Activate Dan Haren and Tommy Hunter, Option Yoervis Medina to Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs officially added RHP Dan Haren and RHP Tommy Hunter to the 25-man roster prior to Saturday’s game with the Brewers. The Cubs optioned RHP Yoervis Medina to Triple-A Iowa to make room on the active roster for Dan Haren. With Saturday’s roster moves, the Cubs 25-man roster stands at 13 pitchers (five starters, […]


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