From the Wire: Cubs Recall Kyle Schwarber from Triple-A Iowa, Place Miguel Montero on 15-day DL

The Cubs made it official Friday afternoon. Kyle Schwarber was recalled from Triple-A Iowa and Miguel Montero was placed on the 15-day DL with a sprained left thumb retroactive to July 12. Kyle Schwarber is in the starting lineup for Friday’s opener in Atlanta. Schwarber is batting second and catching. Friday is Schwarber’s first start […]


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Cubs will Reportedly Call-Up Kyle Schwarber to Replace Injured Miguel Montero

According to a report from Jonathan Mayo, the Cubs will call-up Kyle Schwarber on Friday when the team opens the second half in Atlanta. The Cubs have not announced the move but it appears Miguel Montero will be placed on the DL. According to Bruce Miles, Montero is scheduled to see a hand specialist Friday and […]


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Kyle Schwarber Named Most Valuable Player of the All-Star Futures Game

Kyle Schwarber earned a spot in the starting lineup for the U.S. Team at the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. And the hometown kid walked away from the game with the Most Valuable Player award. Kyle Schwarber was named the MVP of the All-Star Futures Game after going 1-for-3 at the plate with a two-run triple […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Activate David Ross from 7-Day DL, Option OF/1B Mike Baxter to Iowa

The Cubs announced two roster moves Sunday morning. The Cubs activated C David Ross from the 7-day DL and to make room for Ross on the 25-man roster OF/1B Mike Baxter was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. With the two roster moves, the Cubs’ 25-man roster consists of 13 pitchers (five starters, eight relievers) and 12 […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Reinstate Mike Olt from DL and Option to Iowa, DFA RHP Donn Roach

The Cubs made two roster moves prior to Friday’s game against the White Sox. Mike Olt was activated from the 60-day disabled list and optioned to Triple-A Iowa. To make room for Olt on the 40-man roster, RHP Donn Roach was designated for assignment. With the two roster moves, the Cubs’ 40-man roster currently stands […]


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Cubs and White Sox to Honor Ernie Banks and Minnie Minoso During Crosstown Cup Series

The entire Cubs team will wear No. 14 in honor of Ernie Banks on Sunday, July 12 at Wrigley Field The Cubs and White Sox will honor their legends “Mr. Cub” Ernie Banks and “Mr. White Sox” Minnie Minoso, both of whom passed away this off-season, when they face each other for the Crosstown Cup […]


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Cubs Sign RHP Ben Rowen to Minor League Contract

The Iowa Cubs announced the Cubs signed RHP Ben Rowen to a minor league contract. Rowen has been assigned to the I-Cubs and was added to its active roster Sunday. According to the release, Ben Rowen opted out of his contract with the Baltimore Orioles on July 1 to sign with the Cubs. Rowen signed […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Reinstate OF Jorge Soler from 15-Day DL, Option OF Matt Szczur to Iowa

The Cubs announced two roster moves Sunday morning. Jorge Soler was activated from the 15-day DL and OF Matt Szczur was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. With the latest round of moves, the Cubs’ 25-man roster currently consists of 13 pitchers (five starters, eight relievers) and 12 position players. Jorge Soler is in the starting lineup […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Place David Ross on 7-Day DL, Select Contract of C Taylor Teagarden from Iowa

The Cubs announced Saturday afternoon the team placed catcher David Ross on the 7-day concussion DL, retroactive to Thursday, July 2. The Cubs selected the contract of catcher Taylor Teagarden from Iowa, added him to the 40-man roster and called up from Triple-A for Saturday’s game against the Marlins. The Cubs will have to create […]


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Cubs Acquire LHP Manny Rondon, International Slot Money from Angels for C Rafael Lopez

The Cubs acquired minor league left-handed pitching prospect Manny Rondon and International slot number four ($149,700) from the Los Angeles Angels on Friday for catcher Rafael Lopez. Rafael Lopez, 27, was designated for assignment on June 27. Lopez batted .276/.333/.340 (43-for-156) with eight doubles, one triple and no home runs for a .673 OPS with […]


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