The Cubs announced the signing of veteran outfielder Mitch Maier to a minor league contract on Thursday. Maier’s deal includes a non-roster invitation to Spring Training. The Cubs also confirmed the signings of LHP Tsuyoshi Wada, LHP Jonathan Sanchez and LHP Tommy Hottovy. All three southpaws received non-roster invites to big league camp … pitchers […]
According to a report from Paul Sullivan, the Cubs signed LHP Jonathan Sanchez to a minor league contract that should include a non-roster invite to Spring Training. Sullivan reported the deal includes incentives if he is added to the 40-man roster. When news surfaced last Sunday the Cubs were targeting Jonathan Sanchez, the front office […]
The Cubs announced the coaching staffs for all minor league levels and field coordinators on Wednesday. There was very little turnover or changes made to the coaching staffs that were in the Cubs’ system a year ago with the exception of the pitching coaches. Marty Pevey (Triple-A Iowa), Buddy Bailey (Double-A Tennessee), Dave Keller (High-A […]
According to a report from Enrique Rojas, the Cubs signed free agent RHP Jose Veras to a one-year, $4 million contract. The deal includes a club option for 2015 worth $5.5 million and an incentives package for the 2014 season. Veras must pass a physical before the deal becomes official. According to Jon Heyman, Veras […]
Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball finalized the new posting system on Monday that clears the way for the Rakuten Golden Eagles to make Masahiro Tanaka available to Major League teams this winter. According to a report from Japan on Monday, the Rakuten Golden Eagles decided to post Masahiro Tanaka. The report is unclear […]
The search for a color analyst to call Cubs’ games alongside Pat Hughes officially ended on Friday when 720 WGN and the Cubs announced the hiring of one-time Cubs’ player Ron Coomer. The Hughes & Coomer Show will make its debut in Spring Training. Ron Coomer, 47, played for the Cubs during the 2001 season […]
The Cubs announced on Friday, along with the signing of utility man Ryan Roberts, they signed both outfielder Ryan Kalish and catcher John Baker to minor league contracts that includes non-roster invites to Spring Training.
The Cubs announced on Friday they signed former Diamondbacks and Rays’ utility man Ryan Roberts to a minor league contract. The deal includes a non-roster invite to big league camp. Ryan Roberts, or TatMan, spent last season with the Tampa Bay Rays after he was traded to Tampa from Arizona during the 2012 season.
According to multiple reports, the Cubs claimed RHP Liam Hendriks off waivers from the Minnesota Twins on Friday. Liam Hendriks was designed for assignment on Dec. 5 to make room on Twins’ 40-man roster for RHP Phil Hughes. With the addition of Hendriks, the Cubs’ 40-man roster stands at 39 players.
According to a report from Japan, the Cubs signed free agent lefty Tsuyoshi Wada to a minor league contract that includes a non-roster invite to big league camp. Tsuyoshi Wada spent the last two years with the Baltimore Orioles after he signed a two-year, $8.15 million contract in December of 2011. Wada never threw a […]