From the Wire: Cubs Trade Darwin Barney to the Dodgers for PTBNL

According to multiple reports, the Cubs traded INF Darwin Barney to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Cubs designated Barney for assignment on July 22. After Barney was DFA’d, Jed Hoyer said he would do his best to put Barney in the right situation and hopefully with a contender. According to the Sun-Times, the Cubs received […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Option RHP Neil Ramirez to Iowa, Recall RHP Blake Parker

According to multiple reports, the Cubs optioned RHP Neil Ramirez to Iowa and have recalled RHP Blake Parker. The Cubs reportedly would like to give Ramirez a breather and his demotion is not performance based. Neil Ramirez began the year in the minors, the team has already used one of his minor league options for […]

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Cubs Promote Jorge Soler to Triple-A Iowa and Albert Almora to Double-A Tennessee

Shortly after the Cubs beat the Padres Tuesday night behind seven shutout innings from Kyle Hendricks and home runs from Anthony Rizzo and Arismendy Alcantara, the front office announced two of the top prospects in the system received promotions. The Cubs promoted Jorge Soler to Triple-A Iowa and Albert Almora to Double-A Tennessee. The Cubs […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Option Mike Olt to Triple-A Iowa, Recall LHP Tsuyoshi Wada

The Cubs announced after Tuesday’s game that Mike Olt was being sent down to Iowa to make room on the 25-man roster for LHP Tsuyoshi Wada. Mike Olt started Tuesday night and went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts. The Cubs had to make a roster move to clear a spot on the active roster for Tsuyoshi […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Designate Darwin Barney for Assignment, Activate Emilio Bonifacio from DL

The Cubs announced two roster moves Tuesday afternoon. The Cubs designated INF Darwin Barney for assignment to make room on the active roster for Emilio Bonifacio. Bonifacio has been on the 15-day DL since June 13 with a right oblique strain. Darwin Barney was the third longest tenured player on the Cubs roster after the […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Option LHP Zac Rosscup to Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs optioned LHP Zac Rosscup to Iowa following Sunday’s game against Arizona to make room on the active roster for RHP Kyle Hendricks. The Cubs did not officially recall Hendricks from Iowa yet, but will before Tuesday in order for him to make his second big league start against the Padres. Rick Renteria announced […]

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Cubs Sign 35th Round Pick LHP Jordan Minch

The Cubs announced the signing of LHP Jordan Minch, the team’s 35th round pick in last month’s draft, prior to Friday’s deadline. According to reports, Minch signed a $110,000 bonus. The additional $10,000 counts against the Cubs bonus pool for the 2014 draft. Plus, the Cubs agreed to pay for the completion of his undergraduate degree. […]

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Cubs Reportedly Sign RHP Emilio Ferrebus

According to a report from Baseball America, the Cubs have signed another International free agent. The Cubs inked 16-year old Venezuelan RHP Emilio Ferrebus for $250,000. Ferrebus would be the fourth international signing for the Cubs that Baseball America has announced since July 2.

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Cubs Promote Kyle Schwarber to High-A Daytona

The Cubs first round draft pick from last month’s draft is on the move again. The Cubs have promoted OF/C Kyle Schwarber to the Daytona Cubs. Schwarber should report to Daytona Tuesday. Kyle Schwarber is expected to see more time in the outfield than behind the plate despite the fact he caught more games at […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Cubs Could Reportedly Break Ground in the Next Couple of Weeks

According to a report from Paul Sullivan, the Cubs will break ground on the “new underground home clubhouse in the next couple of weeks.” The Cubs received unanimous approval from the Landmarks Commission last Thursday on the team’s revised plans to restore, expand and renovate Wrigley Field. The new clubhouse is scheduled to be completed […]

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