From the Wire: Cubs Agree to Terms on a One-Year Contract with OF Chris Denorfia

According to reports from Ken Rosenthal and John Baker, the Cubs have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with veteran outfielder Chris Denorfia. The deal is pending a physical and it is a Major League contract according to Jon Heyman. The Cubs have not announced coming to terms with Chris Denorfia. The amount of […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Announce the Signing of David Ross to a Two-Year Contract

The Cubs made it official Tuesday afternoon and announced signing veteran catcher David Ross to a two-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to multiple reports, David Ross received a two-year, $5 million contract from the Cubs. Jon Heyman reported the terms of the deal Tuesday. The Cubs paid Ross a […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Claim LHP Mike Kickham Off Waivers from the Giants, Lose Ryan Lavarnway, Shane Peterson to Waiver Claims

The Cubs claimed LHP Mike Kickham off waivers from the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday. The Giants needed the roster spot for RHP Jake Peavy and tried to send the lefty through waivers. Kickham takes the roster spot previously occupied by Ryan Lavarnway. The former Red Sox backstop was claimed off waivers by the Orioles. […]


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Cubs Sign OF Adron Chambers to Minor League Contract

According to Baseball America, the Cubs signed OF Adron Chambers to a minor league contract. The 28-year old outfielder spent the 2014 season in the Blue Jays and Astros organizations. Adron Chambers batted .283/.351/.411 in 50 combined games last year with eight doubles and five home runs for a .763 OPS. The lefty hitting outfielder […]


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Logan Watkins and Donn Roach Clear Waivers, Outrighted to Triple-A Iowa

According to multiple reports, INF/OF Logan Watkins and RHP Donn Roach cleared waivers and both players were outrighted to Triple-A Iowa on Monday. The Cubs designated Watkins and Roach for assignment last Friday to clear two spots on the 40-man roster for C/1B Ryan Lavarnway and OF/1B Shane Peterson. The Cubs claimed Lavarnway off waivers […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Agree to Terms on a Two-Year Contract with David Ross

According to multiple reports and Nick Cafardo confirmed with David Ross, the Cubs have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the veteran catcher for $5 million. The additions of David Ross and Ryan Lavarnway point to the Cubs working on a trade that would include Welington Castillo. With the four roster moves on Friday, […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Claim Ryan Lavarnway, Shane Peterson Off Waivers and DFA Donn Roach, Logan Watkins

The Cubs announced four roster moves Friday afternoon. The team claimed C/1B Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers and OF/1B Shane Peterson off waivers from the Oakland Athletics. To make room on the 40-man roster for Lavarnway and Peterson, the Cubs designated RHP Donn Roach and INF/OF Logan Watkins for assignment. The Cubs […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Announce Signing RHP Jason Motte to One-Year Contract

The Cubs made it official on Friday morning and announced signing RHP Jason Motte to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to multiple reports, Jason Motte and the Cubs agreed to terms on a one-year contract for $4.5 million. The deal includes an incentives package worth $2.5 million based […]


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Cubs Announce Minor League Managers, Staff and Coordinators for the 2015 Season

The Cubs announced the managers and coaching staff Wednesday for each of its minor league affiliates and the organization’s minor league coordinators for the 2015 season. The 2015 season will be the first year for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (High-A), South Bend Cubs (Low-A) and the Eugene Emeralds (Short-Season Low-A) in the Cubs’ system, joining […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Trade Justin Ruggiano to Mariners for Minor League RHP Matt Brazis

The Cubs traded OF Justin Ruggiano to the Mariners for RHP Matt Brazis The Cubs announced Wednesday morning that OF Justin Ruggiano was traded to the Seattle Mariners for for minor league RHP Matt Brazis. The trade clears a spot on the 40-man roster for RHP Jason Motte. With the trade, the Cubs 40-man roster […]


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