From the Wire: Cubs Re-Sign RHP Trevor Cahill to One-Year Contract

The Cubs made it official Monday. The Cubs re-signed RHP Trevor Cahill to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Reports last week indicated Cahill signed a one-year, $4.25 million contract. With Trevor Cahill officially back with the Cubs, the 40-man roster stands at 39 players with one contract pending (Jason Heyward) […]

Cubs Sign RHP Jean Machi to Minor League Contract

The Cubs have signed RHP Jean Machi to a minor league contract according to his agent Felix Olivo. Machi received a non-roster invite to Spring Training. Machi spent the first three and a half seasons of his Major League career with the Giants and he helped San Francisco win The Series in 2014 when he […]

Cubs Sign RHP Stephen Fife to a Minor League Contract

According to a report from Patrick Mooney, the Cubs signed RHP Stephen Fife to a minor league contract. Fife’s deal includes a non-roster invite to Spring Training. Stephen Fife did not pitch last season while recovering from Tommy John surgery. The Cubs were rumored to have interest in Fife in the talks with the Dodgers […]

Cubs Select Three Players in Minor League Phase of Rule 5 Draft

Baseball’s Winter Meetings concluded Thursday with the Rule 5 Draft. The Cubs did not lose any players in the Major League phase of the Rule 5 Draft, and did not select any players. The Cubs’ 40-man roster currently stands at 38 players with one contract pending (Trevor Cahill) and a player due from the Yankees […]

From the Wire: Cubs Sign Ben Zobrist to Four-Year Contract, Trade Starlin Castro to Yankees for RHP Adam Warren

The Cubs were rather busy Tuesday and announced signing INF/OF Ben Zobrist to a four-year, $56 million contract and traded 2B/SS Starlin Castro to the Yankees for RHP Adam Warren and a PTBNL. With the additions of Ben Zobrist and Adam Warren and trading Starlin Castro, the Cubs 40-man roster officially stands at 39 players. […]

Cubs Reportedly Trade Starlin Castro to Yankees

The Cubs traded Starlin Castro to the Yankees for RHP Adam Warren and a PTBNL. According to multiple reports, the Cubs have traded Starlin Castro to the New York Yankees. The Cubs have received RHP Adam Warren and a player to be named later from the Yankees for Starlin Castro. The Cubs did not include any […]

Ben Zobrist Reportedly Agrees to Terms with Cubs on a Four-Year Contract

Ben Zobrist agreeed to terms with Cubs on a four-year, $56 million contract. According to reports from Ken Rosenthal and Jesse Rogers, the Cubs have agreed to terms with INF/OF Ben Zobrist. Rosenthal reported Zobrist will receive four years and $56 million and according to Jon Heyman, Zobrist received no-trade protection over the first three […]

From the Wire: Cubs Announce Signing RHP John Lackey to Two-Year Contract

The Cubs made it official Tuesday afternoon. RHP John Lackey has signed a two-year contract and was added to the 40-man roster. The Cubs did not disclose the terms of Lackey’s contract. Lackey reportedly agreed to a two-year, $32 million deal that will pay him $12.5 million in 2016 and 2017. Lackey received $7 million […]

Trevor Cahill Reportedly Re-Signs with Cubs

According to reports from Buster Olney and Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs have agreed to terms on a contract with RHP Trevor Cahill. Cahill reportedly agreed to terms on a one-year, $4.25 million contract. The Cubs have not announced re-signing Cahill. The deal is pending a physical. Trevor Cahill signed a minor league contract with the […]

Report: Cubs Agree to Terms on Two-Year Contract with John Lackey

Cubs have reportedly agreed to terms on a two-year, $32 million contract with John Lackey According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs are in agreement with free agent RHP John Lackey on a two-year contract. Lackey will be paid $32-34 million. According to Jon Heyman and Ken Rosenthal, John Lackey will receive two […]