From the Wire: Cubs Activate Varvaro, Option Germen, Place Denorfia on DL, Call-Up James Russell and DFA Parker

The Cubs announced several roster moves prior to Tuesday’s game in St. Louis. The Cubs activated RHP Anthony Varvaro. The Cubs claimed Varvaro off waivers from the Red Sox on Sunday. Varvaro is out of minor league options and had to be added to the active roster. To make room on the 25-man roster for […]


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Cubs Set to Open Left and Center Field Bleachers May 11

Wrigley Field’s Budweiser Bleachers Set to Make Their Season Debut – Enhanced Bleacher Experience to Include New Group Spaces, Improved Concessions and Additional Room to Socialize and Watch the Game The Cubs announced Tuesday morning the left and center field bleachers will re-open on May 11 when the team returns from a seven-game road trip […]


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Chris Denorfia Reportedly Headed to the DL, Cubs to Recall Matt Szczur from Triple-A Iowa

According to reports from the Tribune and ESPN Chicago, the Cubs will place OF Chris Denorfia on the 15-day DL Tuesday with a left hamstring injury. OF Matt Szczur is expected to be recalled from Triple-A Iowa to take Denorfia’s spot on the roster. Chris Denorfia has been dealing with a left hamstring issue since […]


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Cubs Name 1B Dan Vogelbach, RHP Jeremy Null Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for April

The Cubs announced Monday afternoon the organization’s first minor league player and pitcher for the 2015 season. Double-A Tennessee’s 1B Dan Vogelbach was named the Cubs’ Minor League Player of the Month and Low-A South Bend’s RHP Jeremy Null was named the organization’s Pitcher of the Month for April. Dan Vogelbach tore up Southern League […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Claim RHP Anthony Varvaro Off Waivers from Red Sox, DFA LHP Joseph Ortiz

The Cubs announced two roster moves prior to Sunday’s game against the Brewers. The Cubs claimed RHP Anthony Varvaro off waivers from the Boston Red Sox. To make room on the 40-man roster, LHP Joseph Ortiz was designated for assignment. With Sunday’s roster moves, the Cubs 40-man roster stands at 40 players Anthony Varvaro is […]


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Cubs Care Grants More Than $1 Million to Chicago Area Nonprofits

Cubs and McCormick Foundation Celebrate 25 Years of Giving The Cubs teamed up with the Robert R. McCormick Foundation and announce Wednesday more than $1 million in grants to nonprofit organizations serving those in need in the Chicago area. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Cubs Care, a McCormick Foundation Fund, through which more than […]


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Cubs Cleared of Tampering Charges in Hiring of Joe Maddon

The six-plus month investigation into the tampering charges filed by the Rays against the Cubs for the hiring of Joe Maddon is over and MLB found the Cubs did not violate any rules. Major League Baseball released the following statement: “Major League Baseball has concluded its tampering investigation regarding Joe Maddon’s departure from the Tampa […]


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Cubs Sign LHP Daniel Schlereth to a Minor League Contract

According to a report from Mark Gonzales, the Cubs signed LHP Daniel Schlereth to a minor league contract. Schlereth will report to the Cubs facility in Mesa for extended Spring Training. The Diamondbacks selected Daniel Schlereth in the first round of the 2008 draft and was used as part of the three-team trade with the […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Recall OF Junior Lake from Triple-A Iowa, Option RHP Brian Schlitter to Triple-A

The Cubs announced two roster moves prior to Monday’s game against the Pirates. The team recalled OF/INF Junior Lake from Triple-A Iowa. To make room on the active roster for Lake, RHP Brian Schlitter was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. With the two roster moves, the Cubs have a 12-man pitching staff, seven-man bullpen and 13 […]


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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Federal Judge Grants Rooftops Request to Drop Lawsuit Against City

According to a report from the Tribune, a federal judge granted a request last week by the Wrigleyville Rooftop Association to drop the lawsuit filed against the city and the Landmarks Commission that “sought to throw out the panel’s decision allowing the Cubs to install its outfield signs.” Skybox on Sheffield and Lakeview Baseball Club […]


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