Chicago Cubs Transactions

Cubs Roster Move: Carl Edwards Jr. Back, Tommy La Stella to the Bereavement List

Cubs Roster Move: Carl Edwards Jr. Back, Tommy La Stella to the Bereavement List

The Cubs’ bullpen increases by one.

Cubs Roster Move: Brian Duensing Activated, Carl Edwards Jr. to Bereavement List

Cubs Roster Move: Brian Duensing Activated, Carl Edwards Jr. to Bereavement List

The Cubs’ bullpen effectively swaps out a full-inning righty for a situational lefty. For now.

Cubs Release Seven Minor-League Pitchers Before Start Of MiLB Season

Cubs Release Seven Minor-League Pitchers Before Start Of MiLB Season

A former big league starter, a fourth-round pick, and a player involved in the Mike Montgomery deal were among the Cubs’ recent minor league cuts.

Munenori Kawasaki is Headed Back to Japan

Munenori Kawasaki is Headed Back to Japan

Best of luck to an especially enjoyable ballplayer.

Final Cuts: Szczur and La Stella BOTH to Make Cubs, Duensing to DL, Corporan Assigned

Final Cuts: Szczur and La Stella BOTH to Make Cubs, Duensing to DL, Corporan Assigned

Back spasms for Brian Duensing allow the Cubs to keep both Tommy La Stella and Matt Szczur for now.

The Sixth Cut is the Procedural-ist: Cubs Return Smith to Yankees, Assign Weeks and Dominguez

The Sixth Cut is the Procedural-ist: Cubs Return Smith to Yankees, Assign Weeks and Dominguez

The Cubs weren’t going to be able to keep their Rule 5 pick, Caleb Smith. So he’s gone.


NOOOOOOOOO: Chicago Cubs Release Munenori Kawasaki

NOOOOOOOOO: Chicago Cubs Release Munenori Kawasaki

Kawasaki is getting a shot to explore other big league opportunities.

The Fourth Cut is Depthiest: Cubs Cut a Number of AAA Depth Pieces from Big League Camp

The Fourth Cut is Depthiest: Cubs Cut a Number of AAA Depth Pieces from Big League Camp

That includes Jeimer Candelario, but not Ian Happ (for today).

The Second Cut is the Pitchest: Cubs Cut 10 Pitchers from Big League Camp

The Second Cut is the Pitchest: Cubs Cut 10 Pitchers from Big League Camp

Most were not likely to be making the big league roster at this point anyway.

Cubs Announce That They’ve Agreed to Terms with 25 Pre-Arbitration Players

Cubs Announce That They’ve Agreed to Terms with 25 Pre-Arbitration Players

Lovely deals for lovely players.


Kris Bryant Reportedly Breaks Pre-Arbitration Record with New Contract for 2017

Kris Bryant Reportedly Breaks Pre-Arbitration Record with New Contract for 2017

Bryant’s new $1.05 million deal tops Mike Trouts old pre-arbitration record.

The First Cut is Some Pitchers: Cubs Send Six Pitchers to Minor League Camp

The First Cut is Some Pitchers: Cubs Send Six Pitchers to Minor League Camp

Andury Acevedo, Ryan Williams, Daniel Corcino, Gerardo Concepcion, Manny Parra, Fernando Rodriguez head out.

Chicago Cubs Sign Pedro Strop to Extension

Chicago Cubs Sign Pedro Strop to Extension

The Cubs get to hang onto Strop for at least one additional year, and get an option for another year.

David Rollins FINALLY Clears Waivers, Cubs Outright Him to AAA Iowa

David Rollins FINALLY Clears Waivers, Cubs Outright Him to AAA Iowa

It’s been an absurd offseason for Rollins, who now at least finally knows where he’ll be for Spring Training.

Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Pedro Strop, Sign $5.5 Million Deal for 2017

Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Pedro Strop, Sign $5.5 Million Deal for 2017

That’s all the Cubs’ arbitration-eligible players. Another clean year for the front office.