Lefty reliever Edgar Olmos has been traded to the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named later.
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No one cut today was expected to make the team, but there are a lot of big names.
Several players are now officially headed to minor league camp.
And I will not make a pun.
A power-hitting first baseman to serve as AAA depth.
Kalish was with the Cubs back in 2014, but missed the 2015 season after knee surgery.
Shane Victorino has signed a minor leauge deal with the Chicago Cubs.
That just happened here at the back fields.
Coghlan’s spot on the roster was assured, but his playing time was not.
The bullpen competition is absolutely insane.
The 29-year-old righty was a fantastic reliever from 2011 to 2013, but is coming back from Tommy John surgery.
The Cubs get to keep Olmos, which is nice. Also, Williams is a new arm coming to big league camp, which is interesting.
The 26-year-old lefty – Riefenhauser, that is – has a lot of talent, but hasn’t been able to stick in the big leagues.