From the Wire: Cubs Recall INF Mike Olt from Triple-A Iowa

As expected, the Cubs recalled INF Mike Olt from Triple-A Iowa. Olt is with the team at Wrigley Field but not in Friday’s starting lineup. Olt spent Wednesday and Thursday on a rehab assignment with Low-A Kane County. Olt was placed on the 7-day minor league disabled list on Aug. 20 with a strained left […]

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Cubs Name Kyle Schwarber and Pierce Johnson Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for August

The Cubs announced Thursday the team’s last Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month awards. Daytona’s C/OF Kyle Schwarber was named player of the month and Tennessee’s RHP Pierce Johnson was named the organization’s pitcher of the month. The team’s first round pick in June’s draft has made quite the impression in a short […]

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Kyle Hendricks Voted National League Rookie of the Month for August

Kyle Hendricks has garnered a lot of attention in his short time in the big leagues and Wednesday he was voted as the National League Rookie of the Month for August. Prior to his start Wednesday night against the Brewers, the 24-year old right hander was 5-1 in nine starts with a 1.91 ERA and […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Add OF Ryan Kalish to Roster, Transfer OF Ryan Sweeney to 60-Day DL

The Cubs made two more roster moves Wednesday. The team announced OF Ryan Sweeney has been shut down for the remainder of the season. Sweeney landed on the 15-day DL with a left hamstring strain on Aug. 27 and his status for the rest of the season was uncertain at the time. With Justin Ruggiano […]

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Starlin Castro Likely Out for Remainder of Season with High Ankle Sprain

According to multiple reports, Starlin Castro’s season appears to be over. The Cubs announced Wednesday that an MRI on Castro’s injured left ankle confirmed he did not suffer any broken bones or ligament damage Tuesday night while making the awkward slide into home plate. The MRI revealed a high ankle sprain and Starlin Castro is […]

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Arodys Vizcaino, Eric Jokisch, Rafael Lopez and Dan Straily Among Eight Cubs September Call-Ups

The Cubs announced Tuesday afternoon the team recalled five players from Triple-A Iowa that will spend September with the big league club and two additions to the 40-man roster. The Cubs recalled RHP Arodys Vizcaino, RHP Dan Straily, RHP Brian Schlitter, LHP Zac Rosscup and OF Junior Lake from Triple-A Iowa. RHP Blake Parker was […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Activated LHP Felix Doubront from 15-Day DL, Optioned LHP Zac Rosscup to Iowa

The Cubs made two roster moves prior to game one of Saturday’s day-night doubleheader in St. Louis. LHP Felix Doubront was activated from the 15-day disabled list and LHP Zac Rosscup was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Rosscup stayed with the team as the 26th man for Saturday’s doubleheader. Rosscup will not be available for Sunday’s finale and […]

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Cubs Announced Justin Ruggiano Out for the Season, Updates Provided on Ryan Sweeney and Edwin Jackson

The Cubs announced Friday that Justin Ruggiano had season ending arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle. Ruggiano was placed on the DL Aug. 27 retroactive to Aug. 23 and he recently saw a specialist in Dallas about discomfort in the ankle.

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Jason Parks Accepts a Scouting Position with the Cubs

Baseball Prospectus’ prospect guru, Jason Parks has been hired by the Chicago Cubs. Parks announced he was offered and accepted a scouting position with the Cubs late Wednesday night with a farewell letter to his readers on Baseball Prospectus.

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From the Wire: Cubs Recall Jorge Soler, Logan Watkins from Triple-A and Place Justin Ruggiano, Ryan Sweeney on 15-Day DL

The Cubs recalled OF Jorge Soler from Triple-A Iowa prior to Wednesday’s game against the Reds. Soler is batting fifth and playing right field in his big league debut. Soler is wearing No. 68, the same number he’s worn the past two springs in Major League camp. The Cubs also recalled INF/OF Logan Watkins from […]

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