In so doing, the Cubs effectively have announced that Coke made the team.
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Rosters at all levels of the organization are heading toward being set, which means there’s going to be turnover.
By releasing Doubront today, the Cubs save about $1.45 million.
The 25-year-old lefty is among the Cubs’ primary rotation depth at AAA Iowa.
Edwards could realistically start the year at AA or AAA, but just about anything is possible after that.
The Cubs have added some minor league depth over the past couple weeks.
None was expected to make the big league roster, but most are really interesting guys to watch this year.
Ferrell will be appearing in tomorrow’s Cubs game against the Angels. As in, he’ll be playing for the Cubs.
The 32-year-old lefty brings the right experience and the right splits.
Everyone is under contract and good to go. There are no surprises.
The 32-year-old pitcher will compete to be the primary lefty in the Cubs’ pen.
Some new names to add to the organization, and where things stand on the IFA front going forward.
The 27-year-old righty was on his fourth team of the offseason, and the Cubs were the first to successfully get him through waivers.
It’s good to have that out of the way. No hearing necessary.
The 25-year-old lefty was squeezed out by the Red Sox, but could be an interesting addition for the Cubs.
Pimentel returns to the Cubs organization, and the Cubs pick up a very nice depth outfield bat in Baxter.
Righty Yao-Lin Wang is probably the most recognizable name on the list. He stalled out at High-A in 2014.
The 27-year-old righty joins his fourth team of the offseason.