From the Wire: Cubs Select Contract of C.J. Edwards from Double-A Tennessee, Add to 40-Man Roster

As expected, the Cubs selected the contract of RHP C.J. Edwards from Double-A Tennessee and added him to the 40-man roster prior to Thursday’s deadline for teams to file its reserve rosters. The Cubs did not announce any other roster moves Thursday. C.J. Edwards was the only addition to the 40-man roster, which now stands […]

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Change Has Been Good for the Chicago Cubs

There was one thing that stood out when Friday’s updated starting lineup was released, a lot has changed for the Cubs since Opening Day in Pittsburgh. One hundred and forty games later, not a single player that took the field against the Pirates on the last day of March was in the starting lineup for […]

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Roster Turnover the Only Constant for the Cubs in 2013

With the Cubs suiting up for their final home game of the season on Wednesday afternoon, it seemed like an appropriate time, if there is one, to take a look back at the long list of players that shuffled through the Cubs’ clubhouse this season. After using a franchise high 53 different players at the […]

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Done Tweaking? A Look at the Cubs Roster

Reportedly Jim Hendry has more changes in store for Lou Piniella before pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park on February 13th. The roster Piniella will have to play with in Arizona has begun to take shape with several additions, subtractions and non-roster invitations. The Cubs do not have an empty spot on their 40-man […]

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The Latest on Jake Peavy

Jon Heyman from SI.com talked with Kevin Towers on Monday about the latest on the Jake Peavy Watch, as Heyman phrased it. Heyman, like so many others, believes that Peavy will end up with the Braves but instead of continuing to speculate about a possible trade with Atlanta, Heyman went directly to the Padres GM. […]

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On the Books for 2009

The 2008 Fall Classic match-up appeared to be set on Thursday night….but then the Boston Red Sox pulled off the second biggest comeback in post-season history. So while a big tip of the cap goes out to the organization and fan base of the Philadelphia Phillies, there is still some unfinished business in the American […]

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In and Out….The Post-Season Roster?

With the Cubs in the playoffs there are a couple of things that are now certain. The Cubs will face the Los Angeles Dodgers and the first guy the Dodgers will see is Ryan Dempster. Carlos Zambrano, Rich Harden will also pitch as will Ted Lilly if things go beyond Game 3 this year. With […]

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Opening Day Roster Finalized….Marshall, Murton Optioned

The remaining spot on the Cubs’ Opening Day lineup was announced early Sunday afternoon. According to a report in the Chicago Tribune, Carmen Pignatiello will be the lone southpaw in the Cubs bullpen when the season starts on Monday. Scott Eyre is expected to return by the second week in April, but for now Pignatiello […]

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