From the Wire: Cubs Activate RHP Neil Ramirez from DL, Place LHP Tsuyoshi Wada on 15-Day DL

The Cubs announced two roster moves Sunday afternoon. The Cubs reinstated RHP Neil Ramirez from the 15-day disabled list. And LHP Tsuyoshi Wada was placed on the 15-day DL with left deltoid inflammation (left shoulder). The Cubs backdated Wada’s trip to the disabled list to Tuesday, June 23. RHP Donn Roach remains on the active […]


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Cubs to Activate RHP Neil Ramirez from the Disabled List

According to multiple reports, the Cubs will activate RHP Neil Ramirez from the 15-day DL prior to Sunday night’s finale in St. Louis. Ramirez has been on the disabled list since April 17 with right shoulder inflammation. Reports suggested the Cubs could option RHP Donn Roach to Iowa or place LHP Tsuyoshi Wada on the […]


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The Daily CCO: Big Test Awaits Cubs in St. Louis and Other News and Rumors

After splitting the four-game series with the Dodgers, the Cubs hit the road for six games over the next seven days with three in St. Louis and three in New York. And the trip begins with a big test for the Cubs against the best team in baseball, the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cubs enter […]


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Rambling About the Cubs with September in Sight

Hello again, everybody. It has been a few weeks now, but we are back in the saddle on this fine Friday morning. While the past two losses have been quite disappointing, winning four in a row was a nice treat. This team is loose, it’s having fun, it’s got each other’s backs, and most importantly, […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/26/15

The end of an exciting week saw three affiliates start the second half of their seasons as Tennessee got a big boost from catcher Taylor Davis. South Bend also started off with a win as Jason Vosler went deep. Iowa swept a doubleheader thanks to an excellent pitching performance by Carlos Pimentel and Eugene took […]


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The Daily CCO: Ramirez Nearing a Return? Soler Closing In on a Rehab Assignment and Other Cubs News

The Cubs made it official Monday. RHP Neil Ramirez and INF Mike Olt have been assigned to Triple-A Iowa to continue their rehab assignments. Neil Ramirez completed his second rehab outing with Double-A Tennessee on Sunday. Ramirez struck out the side in order on 16 pitches, 12 for strikes. Ramirez retired all six batters (three […]


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The Daily CCO: Kyle Schwarber and Neil Ramirez are Bound for Des Moines and Other Cubs News

The I-Cubs will receive a little boost for Tuesday’s game with the additions of C Kyle Schwarber and RHP Neil Ramirez to the roster. The Cubs optioned C Kyle Schwarber to Iowa following Sunday’s game as planned. Schwarber boarded a plane for Des Moines while the big league team flew to Chicago to host the […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/22/15

As the first half of the minor league season closed, all teams are now in play as both the Northwest League and the Arizona Rookie League opened this weekend. The first half concluded with Myrtle Beach the Carolina League South Division Champions on the strength of pitchers Josh Conway and Daury Torrez. First round draft […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/19/15

The end of the week saw Myrtle Beach edge closer to a playoff berth as relievers Juan Paniagua and James Pugliese gave the Pelicans a chance to come back. Tennessee holds a slim playoff chance as Pierce Johnson began to heat up. Iowa remains in the hunt as John Andreoli provided a spark. Meanwhile, the […]


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The Daily CCO: Schwarber’s Big Night, Wada is a Bad— and Other Cubs News

Kyle Schwarber had a night he will not forget Wednesday at Progressive Field in front of 40 or so family members and friends. Schwarber officially joined the Cubs’ 25 and Under Club with his four-hit performance. Schwarber went 4-for-5 with a triple, three runs scored and two RBI. And his first hit, a triple in […]


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