Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/28/15

The end of the week saw another affiliate move into first place, as Eugene used a dominant performance by Oscar De La Cruz to move into the top spot. Iowa continued to roll with the lightning and thunder of John Andreoli and Javier Baez, while Tennessee was able to grind away thanks to the bat […]


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Cubs Sign INF/OF Emilio Bonifacio to Minor League Contract

The Cubs announced Tuesday the team re-signed INF/OF Emilio Bonifacio to a minor league contract. Bonifacio was assigned to Triple-A Iowa and he was added to Iowa’s active roster. Emilio Bonifacio inked a minor league contract with the Cubs in February 2014 after he was released by the Royals. Bonifacio was added to the 40-man […]


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Front Office Continues to Explore Options to Add Veteran Players to Cubs Roster

The front office continues to explore ways to improve the big league roster with 11 days left before the waiver trade deadline. The Cubs would like to add veteran players to the bench and pitching staff according to Bruce Levine. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer like internal options that will be recalled when rosters expand […]


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The Daily CCO: Lester’s Agents Talked to Kansas City, Hammel is Looking for Three-Year Deal and Other Cubs News

What was thought to be a two-team race for Jon Lester might have another entry in the Kansas City Royals. The Red Sox and Cubs are considered the favorites to land Jon Lester this winter, but according to a report from FOX Sports Kansas City, Lester’s agents spoke with the Royals about their client. Dayton […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Rumors and News from a Memorable Day of Playoff Baseball

Friday was an excellent day of baseball while rumors and speculation surrounding the Cubs picked-up. Three of the four playoff games were decided by one run and it took 11 innings to for the Royals to take a 2-0 lead in the best of five over the Angels. And two of the games featured big […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Acquire C Victor Caratini from Braves for James Russell and Emilio Bonifacio

The Cubs made one trade prior to Thursday’s deadline. The team acquired catcher Victor Caratini from the Atlanta Braves for LHP James Russell and INF/OF Emilio Bonifacio. The Cubs also sent cash to Atlanta in the deal. With the trade, the Cubs cleared two spots on the 40-man roster that officially stands at 38 players. […]


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Emilio Bonifacio Drawing Interest on Deadline Day

The front office were close enough on a deal for Emilio Bonifacio prior to Wednesday’s game that Rick Renteria kept Bonifacio out of the lineup and did not play him at all against the Rockies. Renteria said it was prudent to the team that Bonifacio did not play. According to reports, Bonifacio’s agent has been […]


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Jed Hoyer Expecting Cubs to Be Active Leading Up to Trade Deadline

Jed Hoyer met with the beat writers prior to Tuesday’s marathon and said he is expecting to be active leading up to the trade deadline. The Cubs are having conversations with teams about possible deals for several players on the big league roster, but it would not surprise Hoyer if the Cubs ended up not […]


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John Baker Takes Home the Win in the Longest Game in Cubs History – Cubs 4, Rockies 3

Game One Hundred-Five: Cubs 4, Rockies 3 – 16 innings WP – John Baker (1-0) LP – Tyler Matzek (2-5) Save – None In what turned out to be the longest game in franchise history, John Baker faced the minimum in the 16th inning, walked to lead off the home half and scored the winning run […]


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The Daily CCO: The Rumors are Flying and the Cubs are Talking

The buzz around baseball is focused on Jon Lester, David Price and Cole Hamels. The Red Sox are getting “hit hard” on Jon Lester according to Ken Rosenthal and Boston is open to trading both Lester and John Lackey for “the right return.” The Dodgers, Brewers, Pirates, Mariners and Cardinals have been connected to the […]


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