Jon Lester to Host First Chicago NVRQT Night Fundraiser

Jon Lester to Host First Ever Chicago NVRQT Night Fundraiser August 13 Event to Include “Hollywood Squares” Style Game Show with Cubs Players and Celebrities to Benefit the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Cubs’ pitcher and cancer survivor Jon Lester and his wife Farrah will host NVRQT Night at Metro Chicago Thursday, August 13. The night […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Recall RHP Yoervis Medina, Designate LHP Clayton Richard for Assignment

The Cubs announced two roster moves Wednesday morning to add a reliever to the bullpen. The Cubs recalled RHP Yoervis Medina from Triple-A Iowa. To make room on the active roster, LHP Clayton Richard was designated for assignment. With Wednesday’s roster moves, the Cubs’ 40-man roster stands at 39 players and the active roster consists […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Select Contract of Rafael Soriano, Designate Edwin Jackson for Assignment

The Cubs made the news official just before Noon on Monday. The Cubs selected the contract of RHP Rafael Soriano from the Iowa Cubs, added him to the 40- and 25-man roster. RHP Edwin Jackson was designated for assignment. Rafael Soriano will be available for Monday’s opener in Cincinnati and he will wear No. 29. […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Designate Edwin Jackson for Assignment

According to multiple reports, the Cubs have designated RHP Edwin Jackson for assignment to make room on the 40-man and active roster for RHP Rafael Soriano. Soriano will join the Cubs in Cincinnati on Monday. Edwin Jackson appeared in 23 games for the Cubs this season, all in relief. Jackson was 2-1 with a 3.19 […]


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Cubs Sign Catcher Luke Carlin to a Minor League Contract

According to a report from Susan Slusser, the Cubs agreed to terms on a minor league contract with C Luke Carlin. The 34-year old veteran catcher has been in the Athletics system this year after spending three of the previous four seasons with the Cleveland Indians. The Tigers selected Carlin in the 10th round of the […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Recall Kyle Schwarber from Triple-A Iowa, Place Miguel Montero on 15-day DL

The Cubs made it official Friday afternoon. Kyle Schwarber was recalled from Triple-A Iowa and Miguel Montero was placed on the 15-day DL with a sprained left thumb retroactive to July 12. Kyle Schwarber is in the starting lineup for Friday’s opener in Atlanta. Schwarber is batting second and catching. Friday is Schwarber’s first start […]


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Cubs will Reportedly Call-Up Kyle Schwarber to Replace Injured Miguel Montero

According to a report from Jonathan Mayo, the Cubs will call-up Kyle Schwarber on Friday when the team opens the second half in Atlanta. The Cubs have not announced the move but it appears Miguel Montero will be placed on the DL. According to Bruce Miles, Montero is scheduled to see a hand specialist Friday and […]


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Kyle Schwarber Named Most Valuable Player of the All-Star Futures Game

Kyle Schwarber earned a spot in the starting lineup for the U.S. Team at the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. And the hometown kid walked away from the game with the Most Valuable Player award. Kyle Schwarber was named the MVP of the All-Star Futures Game after going 1-for-3 at the plate with a two-run triple […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Activate David Ross from 7-Day DL, Option OF/1B Mike Baxter to Iowa

The Cubs announced two roster moves Sunday morning. The Cubs activated C David Ross from the 7-day DL and to make room for Ross on the 25-man roster OF/1B Mike Baxter was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. With the two roster moves, the Cubs’ 25-man roster consists of 13 pitchers (five starters, eight relievers) and 12 […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Reinstate Mike Olt from DL and Option to Iowa, DFA RHP Donn Roach

The Cubs made two roster moves prior to Friday’s game against the White Sox. Mike Olt was activated from the 60-day disabled list and optioned to Triple-A Iowa. To make room for Olt on the 40-man roster, RHP Donn Roach was designated for assignment. With the two roster moves, the Cubs’ 40-man roster currently stands […]


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