The Cubs had designated Pena for assignment last week.
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Although prepping for the NLDS, the Cubs are still hard at work on the waiver wire.
The 26-year-old righty was the first pitcher drafted by this front office.
Good news, bad news.
The lefty was dominant at AAA, but didn’t really get a chance to shine with the big league team.
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The Cubs are adding another catcher, and a fun one at that.
The Cubs have picked up a good bench piece for the stretch.
He’s going to be very fun to see.
Brooks was the return in the Chris Coghlan trade a couple years ago.
This is excellent news, as Rivera is still an excellent defensive backup who hits lefties well.
Chris Nunn is 6’5″, left-handed, and throws 98 MPH … yeah, Cubs’ll give him a shot.
Uehara left last night’s game with a neck issue.
Some depth for the middle infield, which is lacking.
The Cubs bring the bullpen back down to eight.
Casey Kelly is no longer with the Cubs, but the Giants have picked him up. It’s been a tough year for reclamations with the Cubs.
Grimm and Caratini have to head out to accommodate the new arrivals.
This was a very good trade season for the Cubs, given where they are.
The Cubs have a new reliever and a new back-up catcher.