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Chicago Cubs Release Seven Minor Leaguers

Chicago Cubs Release Seven Minor Leaguers

Righty Yao-Lin Wang is probably the most recognizable name on the list. He stalled out at High-A in 2014.

Cubs Claim RHP Gonzalez Germen Off of Waivers from Rangers

Cubs Claim RHP Gonzalez Germen Off of Waivers from Rangers

The 27-year-old righty joins his fourth team of the offseason.

by January 23, 2015 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Dexter Fowler, Agree to One-Year Deal Worth $9.5 Million

Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Dexter Fowler, Agree to One-Year Deal Worth $9.5 Million

That’s a little lower than the midpoint of the previously-exchanged arbitration figures. It’s good to see them get this done quickly.

by January 23, 2015 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Cubs Sign Pitchers Daniel Bard and Francisley Bueno to Minor League Deals

Cubs Sign Pitchers Daniel Bard and Francisley Bueno to Minor League Deals

Two very different stories and projections, but each comes with no risk, and some potential value.

Chicago Cubs Players Avoiding Arbitration: Doubront, Coghlan, Castillo, Arrieta, Wood, Valbuena

Chicago Cubs Players Avoiding Arbitration: Doubront, Coghlan, Castillo, Arrieta, Wood, Valbuena

You can expect some of these deals to roll in over the next 24 hours or so.

by January 16, 2015 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Chicago Cubs Trade Mike Kickham to Mariners for Pitching Prospect Lars Huijer

Chicago Cubs Trade Mike Kickham to Mariners for Pitching Prospect Lars Huijer

Kickham, himself, was a Cubs waiver claim. So, by way of some maneuvering, the Cubs essentially added a pitching prospect for free.

Cubs Minor League Signings: Chris Valaika, Taylor Teagarden, Andres Santiago, Jorge De Leon

Cubs Minor League Signings: Chris Valaika, Taylor Teagarden, Andres Santiago, Jorge De Leon

Valaika returns, the Cubs get a couple arms, and a solid back-up-back-up catcher.

Chicago Cubs Designate Mike Kickham for Assignment, Officially Sign Chris Denorfia

Chicago Cubs Designate Mike Kickham for Assignment, Officially Sign Chris Denorfia

Kickham is likely to go back on waivers. Denorfia will be a reserve outfielder and likely Chris Coghlan platoon-mate in left field.

by January 9, 2015 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Cubs Confirm Flurry of Minor League Signings: Chambers, Cruz, Camargo, Sepulveda

Cubs Confirm Flurry of Minor League Signings: Chambers, Cruz, Camargo, Sepulveda

Chambers, 28, was a long-time Cardinals outfield prospect.

The David Ross Signing is Officially Official

The David Ross Signing is Officially Official

With space on the 40-man roster, the Cubs could now make things official.

by December 23, 2014 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Logan Watkins and Donn Roach Outrighted to AAA Iowa

Logan Watkins and Donn Roach Outrighted to AAA Iowa

The Cubs get to keep Watkins and Roach for now after adding Ryan Lavarnway and Shane Peterson last week.

Cubs Claim Shane Peterson and Ryan Lavarnway, DFA Logan Watkins and Donn Roach

Cubs Claim Shane Peterson and Ryan Lavarnway, DFA Logan Watkins and Donn Roach

Lavarnway, 27, has always had a quality bat, but has never broken through.

The Jason Motte Signing is Now Officially Official

The Jason Motte Signing is Now Officially Official

Motte comes with big upside, and the ability to stabilize a young bullpen. If he’s healthy.

by December 19, 2014 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Cubs Minor League Signings: RHP Anthony Carter, OF Yovanny Cuevas, OF Samir Lara

Cubs Minor League Signings: RHP Anthony Carter, OF Yovanny Cuevas, OF Samir Lara

The bring in a power righty for potential bullpen depth, and sign a couple young IFAs.

Cubs, A’s Trade Wrapped Up with Cash in Lieu of PTBNL

Cubs, A’s Trade Wrapped Up with Cash in Lieu of PTBNL

It would have been fun to discuss a new prospect, but it’s not like it wasn’t a great trade for the Cubs.

by December 16, 2014 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Chicago Cubs Agree to Deal with Reliever Jason Motte (UPDATES)

Chicago Cubs Agree to Deal with Reliever Jason Motte (UPDATES)

Motte returned from Tommy John surgery in mid-2014, and wasn’t quite himself yet. Before that, he was fantastic.

by December 15, 2014 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions

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