From the Wire: Cubs Select Contract of C Kyle Schwarber, Option RHP Brian Schlitter to Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs made it official Tuesday afternoon. The Cubs selected the contract of C Kyle Schwarber from Double-A Tennessee, added him to the 40-man roster. Schwarber was called up and will be available for Tuesday’s game against the Indians. To make room on the active roster for Kyle Schwarber, the Cubs optioned RHP Brian Schlitter […]


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Cubs Agree to Terms with Fifth Round Pick LHP Ryan Kellogg

According to reports from Bob Elliott and MLB.com, the Cubs agreed to terms with LHP Ryan Kellogg, the team’s fifth round pick in last week’s draft. Ryan Kellogg and the Cubs agreed to a $376,700 bonus, the exact value of the Cubs fifth round draft pick. The 6-foot-6, 230-pound lefty out of Arizona State was […]


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Cubs Reportedly Calling Up Top Prospect Kyle Schwarber

According to a report from Jesse Rogers, the Cubs are calling up top prospect C Kyle Schwarber. Rogers indicated the Cubs will use Schwarber as the designated hitter for the five games against the Indians and Twins this week. After the series in Minneapolis with the Twins, the Cubs are expected to option Kyle Schwarber […]


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Ian Happ Announces Reporting to Cubs Facility in Mesa

It appears the Cubs have agreed to terms with the first round pick in last week’s draft. Ian Happ posted on his personal Twitter account Sunday afternoon, “Excited to start my journey with the Cubs. First stop Arizona.” Happ did not say he has signed with the Cubs and the team has not made an […]


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

As expected, the Cubs made two roster moves prior to Sunday night’s game against the Reds. RHP Brian Schlitter was recalled from Triple-A Iowa. To make room on the active roster, OF Junior Lake was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. The lack of innings from the starting staff over the past five days forced the Cubs […]


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Cubs Sign Tenth Round Pick SS Vimael Machin

According to the draft tracker on MLB.com, the Cubs signed SS Vimael Machin. The Cubs selected Machin in the tenth round out of VCU in last week’s draft. And according to the draft tracker, Machin is the second player to sign an under-slot deal. The Cubs inked Machin for $2,000 which is $150,000 less than […]


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Cubs Sign Seventh Round Pick RHP Craig Brooks

According to a report from the Salisbury Post, the Cubs have signed RHP Craig Brooks. The Cubs selected Brooks in the seventh round of this week’s draft. Brooks was drafted Tuesday and by Wednesday he had signed his contract according to the Salisbury Post and he will report Monday to the Cubs’ facility in Mesa. […]


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Cubs Selected LHP Bryan Hudson in Third Round of 2015 Draft

The Cubs went with a high school pitcher in the third round of the draft and selected LHP Bryan Hudson with the 82nd overall pick from Alton High School, Illinois in the First-Year Player Draft. Bryan Hudson is 6-foot-8, 220 pounds and just turned 18 years old (May 8, 1997). Hudson is extremely athletic and with […]


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Cubs Select OF Donnie Dewees in Second Round of 2015 Draft

After taking OF/2B Ian Happ with the ninth overall pick in the first round, the Cubs selected OF Donnie Dewees from North Florida in the second round (47th overall) of the First-Year Player Draft. Reports prior to the draft suggested the Cubs could take OF Donnie Dewees in the first round. The Cubs really like the […]


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Cubs Select OF/2B Ian Happ in First Round of 2015 Draft

For the fifth straight year, the Cubs selected a position player with the first pick in the First-Year Player Draft. With the ninth overall pick in the first round, the Cubs selected OF/2B Ian Happ from the University of Cincinnati. The Cubs selected one of the top three pure hitters in this year’s draft according […]


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