Chicago Cubs Transactions


Jorge Soler Is Back! (UPDATE: Joe Nathan DFA’d)

Jorge Soler Is Back! (UPDATE: Joe Nathan DFA’d)

The slugging outfielder is finally back after two months.

Cubs Transactions: Clayton Richard Released, Brian Matusz Outrighted

Cubs Transactions: Clayton Richard Released, Brian Matusz Outrighted

The two lefties were DFA’d over the past week and a half.


Justin Grimm Returning Today, Jason Hammel to Bereavement List

Justin Grimm Returning Today, Jason Hammel to Bereavement List

Grimm had been optioned to Iowa this weekend.

New Reliever Joe Smith Will Arrive Today, Spencer Patton Will Head Back to Iowa

New Reliever Joe Smith Will Arrive Today, Spencer Patton Will Head Back to Iowa

Patton was up to supplement the pen yesterday.

Roster Move: Cubs to Call Up Spencer Patton for Tonight’s Game

Roster Move: Cubs to Call Up Spencer Patton for Tonight’s Game

The bullpen needed a boost after a marathon game yesterday.

Report: Cubs Release Lefty Brian Matusz (UPDATE: DFA)

Report: Cubs Release Lefty Brian Matusz (UPDATE: DFA)

That did not last long.

Brian Matusz Coming, Justin Grimm Optioned to AAA Iowa

Brian Matusz Coming, Justin Grimm Optioned to AAA Iowa

There was no obvious player to send out to make room for Matusz.


One Piece of the Roster Puzzle: La Stella to Iowa, Coghlan Activated

One Piece of the Roster Puzzle: La Stella to Iowa, Coghlan Activated

La Stella had options left, which made this move an organization-maximizing one.

Chicago Cubs Designate Clayton Richard for Assignment

Chicago Cubs Designate Clayton Richard for Assignment

The Cubs had to make room for Aroldis Chapman, and there was no other logical choice.

Cubs Announce Aroldis Chapman Trade, Release Statements from Tom Ricketts and Chapman

Cubs Announce Aroldis Chapman Trade, Release Statements from Tom Ricketts and Chapman

Chapman: “I regret that I did not exercise better judgment and for that I am truly sorry. Looking back, I feel I have learned from this matter and have grown as a person.”

Adam Warren Sent Back to Iowa, Joe Nathan Activated

Adam Warren Sent Back to Iowa, Joe Nathan Activated

It’s Warren heading out, and not Clayton Richard.


Looks Like Spencer Patton is Headed Back to Iowa to Accommodate Mike Montgomery

Looks Like Spencer Patton is Headed Back to Iowa to Accommodate Mike Montgomery

More roster moves will be on the way today.

So Many Roster Moves Coming Soon: Fowler, Montgomery, and Nathan For Starters

So Many Roster Moves Coming Soon: Fowler, Montgomery, and Nathan For Starters

Dexter Fowler could be back as soon as tomorrow.