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Cubs Officially Call Up Dallas Beeler, Option Yoervis Medina to Iowa

Cubs Officially Call Up Dallas Beeler, Option Yoervis Medina to Iowa

Beeler gets the start tonight against the Rockies. Here’s hoping he keeps the ball down.

Chicago Cubs Officially Release Edwin Jackson

Chicago Cubs Officially Release Edwin Jackson

A big signing back in the 2012 offseason, Jackson never quite worked out with the Cubs. I learned some lessons.

It Appears that Clayton Richard Cleared Waivers and Was Successfully Optioned to Iowa

It Appears that Clayton Richard Cleared Waivers and Was Successfully Optioned to Iowa

It’s good news to be able to keep Richard in the organization for depth. He might actually be needed very soon.

Chicago Cubs to Designate Clayton Richard for Assignment, Call Up Yoervis Medina

Chicago Cubs to Designate Clayton Richard for Assignment, Call Up Yoervis Medina

And the rotation implications abound.

Cubs Officially Add Rafael Soriano, Designate Edwin Jackson for Assignment

Cubs Officially Add Rafael Soriano, Designate Edwin Jackson for Assignment

The 35-year-old reliever worked his way up through the Cubs’ system as he got his arm ready to go. Hopefully he’s a meaningful contributor.

Rafael Soriano on His Way to Cubs, Edwin Jackson Will Be Designated for Assignment

Rafael Soriano on His Way to Cubs, Edwin Jackson Will Be Designated for Assignment

The Cubs will have 10 days to trade, waive, or release Jackson.

Reds Claim Donn Roach Off of Waivers from the Cubs

Reds Claim Donn Roach Off of Waivers from the Cubs

The 25-year-old sinkerballer may have a better shot with the Reds. The Cubs must feel pretty good about their emergency depth.

Cubs Designate Donn Roach for Assignment, Reinstate Mike Olt from DL, Option Him to Iowa

Cubs Designate Donn Roach for Assignment, Reinstate Mike Olt from DL, Option Him to Iowa

The Cubs will have 10 days to trade, waive or release Roach.

Goodbye Gonzalez Germen, Claimed on Waivers by Rockies

Goodbye Gonzalez Germen, Claimed on Waivers by Rockies

Germen has been in five organizations in the past eight months.

Chicago Cubs Sign Submarine Righty Ben Rowen

Chicago Cubs Sign Submarine Righty Ben Rowen

All the intriguing bullpen depth.

Jorge Soler Activated from DL, Matt Szczur to AAA Iowa, Anthony Rizzo Gets Day Off

Jorge Soler Activated from DL, Matt Szczur to AAA Iowa, Anthony Rizzo Gets Day Off

Mike Baxter gets to stick around, and starts at first base today.

Roster Moves: Tommy La Stella to 60-Day DL, Gonzalez Germen DFA’d

Roster Moves: Tommy La Stella to 60-Day DL, Gonzalez Germen DFA’d

La Stella had already been out more than 60 days with an oblique injury.

Cubs Acquire Lefty Clayton Richard from Pirates, and He’ll Start Tomorrow Against Marlins

Cubs Acquire Lefty Clayton Richard from Pirates, and He’ll Start Tomorrow Against Marlins

Richard’s best work came a few years ago in San Diego.

Cubs Trade Rafael Lopez to Angels for Pitching Prospect and IFA Slot

Cubs Trade Rafael Lopez to Angels for Pitching Prospect and IFA Slot

The Cubs do make a minor IFA-related trade after all.

Minor League Roster Moves: Underwood, Null, Kellogg, Dwyer, More

Minor League Roster Moves: Underwood, Null, Kellogg, Dwyer, More

Underwood to the DL, Null to High-A, and a new undrafted free agent signing.

Cubs Officially Activate Neil Ramirez, Place Tsuyoshi Wada on DL

Cubs Officially Activate Neil Ramirez, Place Tsuyoshi Wada on DL

Ramirez gives the Cubs another late-inning option (in theory), and Wada has shoulder inflammation.

Donn Roach Called Up, Yoervis Medina Sent to AAA Iowa (UPDATE: Rafael Lopez DFA’d)

Donn Roach Called Up, Yoervis Medina Sent to AAA Iowa (UPDATE: Rafael Lopez DFA’d)

Roach spot starts tonight in St. Louis, and Medina heads back down after a brief stay.

Cubs Reportedly Sign Second Round Outfielder Donnie Dewees For Well Over Slot

Cubs Reportedly Sign Second Round Outfielder Donnie Dewees For Well Over Slot

The North Florida outfielder was one of the best college bats in the draft, and I suspect the Cubs were very happy he slipped to them in the second round.

Matt Szczur Returns as Kyle Schwarber is Optioned to AAA Iowa

Matt Szczur Returns as Kyle Schwarber is Optioned to AAA Iowa

The outfielder is back again after an up-and-down year.

And Kyle Schwarber Heads to AAA Iowa

And Kyle Schwarber Heads to AAA Iowa

The move is more like a promotion than a demotion, and Schwarber’s stay in the bigs was enjoyable and instructive.

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