Cubs Announce Dan Straily to Start Saturday’s Game in New York

Shortly after the last out of Thursday’s finale with the Brewers, the Cubs announced RHP Dan Straily would make his Cubs’ debut at Citi Field on Saturday afternoon. The Cubs are pushing the other four starters back a day and inserting Straily into the rotation. Travis Wood is scheduled to start the opener against the […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Activate Ramirez and Turner, Option Rusin to Iowa and Place Schlitter on 15-day DL

The Cubs made four roster moves prior to Sunday’s finale against the Rays. RHP Neil Ramirez was activated from the 15-day DL. RHP Jacob Turner was added to the 25-man roster and LHP Chris Rusin was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. To make room on the 25-man roster to activate both Ramirez and Turner, RHP Brian […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Designate Ryan Kalish for Assignment, RHP Jacob Turner added to 40-Man Roster

The Cubs designated OF Ryan Kalish for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for RHP Jacob Turner. When Kalish was removed from Iowa’s game Thursday night and replaced with Brett Jackson it was obvious he was involved to some degree in the acquisition of Jacob Turner.

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From the Wire: Cubs Acquire RHP Jacob Turner from Marlins for Two Minor League Pitchers

According to multiple reports, the Cubs acquired RHP Jacob Turner from the Marlins for two minor league pitchers. The Cubs have not announced the corresponding moves to add Turner to the 40-man roster or the active roster. And the names of the two Low Class-A pitchers have not been announced. According to Keith Law, the […]

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From the Wire: Cubs DFA Nate Schierholtz, Activate RHP Kyuji Fujikawa from the 60-Day DL

The Cubs announced two roster moves Wednesday afternoon. The team designated OF Nate Schierholtz for assignment to make room on the 40-man and active roster for RHP Kyuji Fujikawa. Kyuji Fujikawa is with the Cubs in Denver and will be available out of the bullpen for Wednesday’s game. The Cubs staff is back to 13 […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Select Contract of Javier Baez from Triple-A Iowa, Option RHP Blake Parker to Iowa

The Cubs made two roster moves Tuesday prior to the opener of the three-game series at Coors Field. The Cubs selected the contract of INF Javier Baez from Triple-A Iowa, added him to the 40-man roster and placed him on the 25-man active roster. Javier Baez is in the Cubs starting lineup for Tuesday night. […]

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Cubs Name Jorge Soler and Jen-Ho Tseng Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for July

The Cubs announced Tuesday OF Jorge Soler and RHP Jen-Ho Tseng are the organization’s Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for July. Tseng is the third straight starter from Kane County’s rotation to take home a Pitcher of the Month award, and the fourth time in as many months a Cougars’ player was […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Tribune Details Two Phase Plan, Bunker Suites, 2017 Completion Date on Majority of Wrigley

The Chicago Tribune acquired documents with additional details of the Cubs’ plan to expand, restore and renovate Wrigley Field. The report indicates the team has divided the project in two phases that includes bunker suites being built near the Cubs dugout and along the third baseline. The expansion and restoration of Wrigley Field is scheduled […]

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Cubs to Call-Up Javier Baez Tuesday for Opener in Colorado

According to a report from Bruce Levine, the Cubs are set to call-up Javier Baez for Tuesday’s opener in Denver. The Cubs will have to add Javier Baez to the 40-man roster and the corresponding roster move has not been announced. Bruce Levine broke the news about the call-up that was confirmed by several sources […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Call-Up INF Chris Valaika and RHP Blake Parker from Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs announced three roster moves Friday afternoon. The Cubs added LHP Felix Doubront to the 25-man roster and officially placed him on the 15-day DL. To take Doubront’s spot on the roster, the Cubs recalled RHP Blake Parker from Triple-A Iowa. Parker was optioned to Iowa prior to Wednesday’s game in order to create […]

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