Cubs Continue Shuffling the Roster and Other News and Notes

The Cubs’ roster shuffle continued on Friday when they acquired RHP Neil Ramirez off waivers from the Rangers to complete the trade for Matt Garza. Ramirez was added to the 40-man roster and assigned to Double-A Tennessee. The Cubs used the spot on the 40-man roster that was cleared when they traded David DeJesus to […]

Report: Cubs to Make a Run at Shin-Soo Choo in the Off-Season

According to a report from Patrick Mooney, his sources indicate the Cubs “will make a run at Shin-Soo Choo this winter.” Mooney reported that Choo would fit the Cubs plan to “collect more left-handed hitters and boost their on-base percentage.” Shin-Soo Choo is having a very good season in his walk year for the Reds. Choo […]

DeJesus, the Roster and Cubs Minor League News and Notes

The Cubs roster shuffle continued on Monday when they dealt David DeJesus to the Washington Nationals for a player to be named later. The Nationals claimed DeJesus on waivers and the two teams worked out a trade that will save the Cubs around $2.5 million. DeJesus has around $1 million left on his $4.5 million […]

From the Wire … Cubs Trade David DeJesus to Nationals for PTBNL

According to a report from Jon Heyman, the Cubs have traded David DeJesus to the Washington Nationals. The Cubs reportedly were looking to keep DeJesus with the team for the remainder of the season and were expected to pick up his option for the 2014 season. The Cubs will receive a player to be named […]

Cubs Go Down Swinging – Cubs 1, Cardinals 6

Game One Hundred Twenty-Three – Cubs 1, Cardinals 6 WP – Adam Wainwright (14-7) LP – Edwin Jackson (7-13) Save – None Adam Wainwright predictably dominated the Cubs on Sunday and Dale Sveum’s team lost the series finale to the Cardinals. The Cubs dropped two of three to St. Louis and were outscored 10-8 over […]

More Zeros Across the Board – Cubs 0, Cardinals 4

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two – Cubs 0, Cardinals 4 WP – Joe Kelly (4-3) LP – Travis Wood (7-10) Save – None The Cubs were shutout at Wrigley Field for the fifth time in a seven game span and dropped the second game of the series to the Cardinals. Saturday was the first time since […]

An ‘A’ for Arrieta and a ‘W’ for the Cubs – Cubs 7, Cardinals 0

Game One Hundred Twenty-One – Cubs 7, Cardinals 0 WP – Jake Arrieta (1-0, 2-2) LP – Jake Westbrook (7-8) Save – None The Cubs ended their seven-game losing streak at Wrigley Field and picked up their first win at home since July 31 behind a dominant start from Jake Arrieta and a lot of […]

Cubs Offense A No Go Against Arroyo – Cubs 0, Reds 5

Game One Hundred Twenty – Cubs 0, Reds 5 WP – Bronson Arroyo (11-9) LP – Chris Rusin (2-2) Save – None The Cubs managed only two hits and three total baserunners on Wednesday afternoon and lost another game to the Reds at Wrigley Field. Bronson Arroyo was once again allowed to dominate the Cubs […]

Reds Keep Walking All Over the Cubs at Wrigley – Cubs 4, Reds 6

Game One Hundred Nineteen – Cubs 4, Reds 6 – 11 innings WP – J.J. Hoover (3-5) LP – Eduardo Sanchez (0-1) Save – Aroldis Chapman (29) The Cubs battled back from an early deficit and tied the game at four in the seventh on a solo home run by Donnie Murphy. But the Cubs […]

Cubs Promote the Future and Other News and Notes

While the big league team spent Monday trying to figure out a way to put runs on the board, the front office promoted two of the biggest bats in the system and another one hit his 29th longball of the season. The Cubs promoted Kris Bryant and Dan Vogelbach to High-A Daytona on Monday. Both […]