A no-risk, nice upside bullpen addition stashed away in the minors? Yeah, that’s the Cubs.
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A former top prospect, Alvarez is recovering from elbow surgery. He flashes electric stuff, though.
More bullpen depth for the Cubs, just in case. Plus a ton of roster movement on the pitching side at Iowa.
Coghlan is officially back, La Stella is officially on the DL.
Welcome back to Chris Coghlan.
Soler’s MRI confirmed a hamstring strain. Up comes Almora for his big league debut.
It makes sense for the Brewers to take a low-risk chance.
The Cubs free up yet another 40-man roster spot.
It was not clear he was ever going to get a shot with the big league team.
The Cubs will have 10 days to trade, waive, or release Ramirez.
The Cubs inked the 41-year-old reliever to a big league deal yesterday – where’s he been the last couple years, and what comes next?
The righty dominated in the low minors in 2015, but struggled out of the gate in 2016.
A low risk move, as Nathan recovers from surgery. But, even at his age, he can be very good if he comes all the way back.