The lefty was dominant at AAA, but didn’t really get a chance to shine with the big league team.
Category: Chicago Cubs Transactions
The Stare is Coming! Cubs to Call Up Catcher Taylor Davis, DFA Jacob Hannemann (UPDATE: Claimed by SEA)
The Cubs are adding another catcher, and a fun one at that.
The Cubs have picked up a good bench piece for the stretch.
He’s going to be very fun to see.
Brooks was the return in the Chris Coghlan trade a couple years ago.
This is excellent news, as Rivera is still an excellent defensive backup who hits lefties well.
Chris Nunn is 6’5″, left-handed, and throws 98 MPH … yeah, Cubs’ll give him a shot.
Uehara left last night’s game with a neck issue.
Some depth for the middle infield, which is lacking.
The Cubs bring the bullpen back down to eight.
Casey Kelly is no longer with the Cubs, but the Giants have picked him up. It’s been a tough year for reclamations with the Cubs.
Grimm and Caratini have to head out to accommodate the new arrivals.
This was a very good trade season for the Cubs, given where they are.
The Cubs have a new reliever and a new back-up catcher.
This deal seems to sort the Cubs’ roster out nicely, as a matter of fact.
The band is back together.
The Cubs bolster the bullpen in the short-term.
Jose Quintana officially joined the Cubs today, necessitating other roster moves.
The Cubs just went very big in their quest for controllable starting pitching. WOW.
The bullpen needed a fresh arm after yesterday.
Lackey’s injury allows the Cubs to add Kyle Schwarber as something of an extra player.
They’re bringing Schwarber baaack, yeah.
The Cubs are in the IFA penalty box, but they’re still figuring out ways to spend.
There are potential luxury tax implications for the Cubs in the Montero trade.
Hopefully Zobrist’s wrist is back to 100%, because the Cubs will need his bat.