From the Wire: Cubs Select the Contract of Addison Russell, Option Arismendy Alcantara to Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs made it official Tuesday afternoon. The team selected the contract of INF Addison Russell from Triple-A Iowa and added him to the 40-man roster. To make room on the active roster, INF/OF Arismendy Alcantara was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. INF Mike Olt was transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL to […]


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Cubs Charities Announces 2015 Diamond Project

Diamond Project initiative aims to expand opportunities for children to play baseball in underserved neighborhoods. Cubs Charities announced Monday the launch of the 2015 Cubs Charities Diamond Project. In 2014, Cubs Charities introduced the Diamond Project and awarded more than $330,000 to seven projects across Chicago to improve the quality, safety and accessibility of local […]


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Cubs Calling Up INF Addison Russell, Expected to Join Team on Tuesday

According to a report from Jon Heyman that was confirmed by Patrick Mooney and Dan Vogelbach, the Cubs have called up INF Addison Russell. Addison Russell will reportedly be in the starting lineup Tuesday night at second base. Russell turned 21 in January and was off to a very good start with Iowa. Russell went […]


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LHP Andrew McKirahan Suspended 80 Games after Testing Positive for PEDs

According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, Major League Baseball suspended LHP Andrew McKirahan for 80 games after testing positive for PEDs. Rosenthal did not indicate which drug McKirahan tested positive. Atlanta Braves’ beat writers David O’Brien and Mark Bowman have confirmed the suspension since Rosenthal’s original report. And Bowman reported McKirahan apologized to teammates […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Option OF Matt Szczur to Triple-A Iowa, Select Contract of RHP Gonzalez Germen

The Cubs announced three roster moves prior to Sunday’s game against the Padres. The Cubs selected the contract of RHP Gonzalez Germen from Triple-A Iowa and added him to the 40-man roster. To make room on the 40-man, RHP Jacob Turner was transferred to the 60-day DL. The Cubs placed Turner on the 15-day DL […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Select Contract of Kris Bryant from Triple-A Iowa, Place INF Mike Olt on 15-Day DL

The Cubs made it official Friday morning. The Cubs selected the contract of Kris Bryant from Triple-A Iowa. Bryant was added to the team’s 40-man roster and activated for Friday’s game. With the addition of Kris Bryant, the Cubs’ 40-man roster currently stands at 40 players. INF Mike Olt was placed on the 15-day DL […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Place RHP Neil Ramirez on 15-Day DL, Activate OF Chris Denorfia

The Cubs announced Friday RHP Neil Ramirez was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation retroactive to April 16. The Cubs activated OF Chris Denorfia from the 15-day DL to take his spot on the active roster. With Ramirez on the DL, the Cubs have 12 pitchers on the active roster and […]


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Cubs Reportedly Call-Up Kris Bryant, Expected to Make Big League Debut Friday

According to multiple reports, Kris Bryant has been called up and will make his Major League debut on Friday against the Padres at Wrigley Field. The Cubs moved up the timeframe on Bryant due to an injury to Mike Olt. The Cubs are expected to place Mike Olt on the disabled list Friday with a […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Recall LHP Zac Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa, Place INF Tommy La Stella on DL

The Cubs announced two roster moves Tuesday afternoon. The Cubs placed INF Tommy La Stella on the 15-day DL retroactive to April 9 with right cage inflammation. LHP Zac Rosscup was recalled from Triple-A Iowa to take La Stella’s spot on the active roster. Rosscup will be available for the Cubs Tuesday night against the Reds. […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Place RHP Justin Grimm on 15-Day DL, Recall RHP Brian Schlitter from Iowa

The Cubs made their first roster move of the season Friday morning. The Cubs placed RHP Justin Grimm on the 15-day DL retroactive to April 2 with right forearm inflammation. RHP Brian Schlitter was recalled from Triple-A Iowa to take his spot in the bullpen. Schlitter is with the team in Denver and will be […]


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