The Daily CCO: Cubs Making Roster Moves and Claiming Pitchers

It was rather busy Wednesday before the Cubs took the field in Denver for the second game of the series with the Rockies. The Cubs held a private workout, in front of tourists, at Wrigley Field for OF Rusney Castillo. The free agent outfielder from Cuba reportedly intrigues the front office, along with a majority […]

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Jake Arrieta Shelled at Coors Field – Rockies 13, Cubs 4

Game One Hundred Twelve: Cubs 4, Rockies 13 WP – Jordan Lyles (6-1) LP – Jake Arrieta (6-3) Save – None Jake Arrieta had a bad night. Arrieta gave up a season-high nine runs on a career-high 13 hits as the Rockies took it to the Cubs on Wednesday night. The Cubs had two different […]

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From the Wire: Cubs DFA Nate Schierholtz, Activate RHP Kyuji Fujikawa from the 60-Day DL

The Cubs announced two roster moves Wednesday afternoon. The team designated OF Nate Schierholtz for assignment to make room on the 40-man and active roster for RHP Kyuji Fujikawa. Kyuji Fujikawa is with the Cubs in Denver and will be available out of the bullpen for Wednesday’s game. The Cubs staff is back to 13 […]

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The Daily CCO: Javier Baez Makes Debut More Than Memorable and Other Cubs News

Javier Baez stepped to the plate in the 12th inning Tuesday night 0-for-5 with three strikeouts and with one swing of the bat he not only gave the Cubs the lead, but he put his name in the history books. Javier Baez became the first player in the history of the Cubs franchise to hit an […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Select Contract of Javier Baez from Triple-A Iowa, Option RHP Blake Parker to Iowa

The Cubs made two roster moves Tuesday prior to the opener of the three-game series at Coors Field. The Cubs selected the contract of INF Javier Baez from Triple-A Iowa, added him to the 40-man roster and placed him on the 25-man active roster. Javier Baez is in the Cubs starting lineup for Tuesday night. […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/04/14

The final month of the minor league season started out on a good note for couple of the Cubs’ affiliates and many of the prospects in the system. C.J. Edwards returned to the Smokies rotation while the newest additions to the system, Victor Caratini and Jonathan Martinez had good debuts with the Cougars and helped […]

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The Daily CCO: Extra Innings, Cubs Prioritizing Pitching and Other News and Notes

The Cubs played free baseball for the third time in five games Saturday night and all of the extra innings and lack of quality starts are showing on the bullpen arms. The relievers look tired and the numbers over the last month prove the point. The Cubs made it a priority early in the season […]

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The Daily CCO: Felix Doubront is Ready to Start a New Journey and Other Cubs News

The Cubs acquired LHP Felix Doubront from the Red Sox for a player to be named later or cash Wednesday and Doubront spoke with the beat writers prior to Friday’s opener at Dodger Stadium. Doubront said he is happy to be with the Cubs and to be reunited with Theo Epstein. Doubront pointed out he […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Call-Up INF Chris Valaika and RHP Blake Parker from Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs announced three roster moves Friday afternoon. The Cubs added LHP Felix Doubront to the 25-man roster and officially placed him on the 15-day DL. To take Doubront’s spot on the roster, the Cubs recalled RHP Blake Parker from Triple-A Iowa. Parker was optioned to Iowa prior to Wednesday’s game in order to create […]

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Cubs Expected to Call-Up Chris Valaika

The Cubs have two roster moves to make prior to Friday’s opener against the Dodgers, and one of the additions to the big league roster will be INF Chris Valaika. During his weekly segment on The Kap & Haugh Show, Jed Hoyer indicated Arismendy Alcantara would continue playing second base, along with Chris Valaika and […]

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