Chicago Cubs Transactions


Cubs Place David Ross on Concussion Disabled List

Cubs Place David Ross on Concussion Disabled List

The Cubs will have to go with two catchers until the break.

Chicago Cubs Designate Joel Peralta for Assignment

Chicago Cubs Designate Joel Peralta for Assignment

Peralta’s tryout with the Cubs did not go well.


Tim Federowicz Clears Waivers and is Headed to AAA Iowa (UPDATE: Or Free Agency)

Tim Federowicz Clears Waivers and is Headed to AAA Iowa (UPDATE: Or Free Agency)

The Cubs get to keep their depth catcher after all. (UPDATE: He hasn’t accepted the assignment just yet.)

Reports Indicate Reliever Joel Peralta Will Join Cubs; He Owns Nice Reverse Splits

Reports Indicate Reliever Joel Peralta Will Join Cubs; He Owns Nice Reverse Splits

The righty Peralta is effectively a LOOGY at this point in his career.

Gerardo Concepcion Optioned to AAA Iowa, Corresponding Move Not Yet Announced (UPDATES)

Gerardo Concepcion Optioned to AAA Iowa, Corresponding Move Not Yet Announced (UPDATES)

Looks like a new player will soon join the big league team.

REPORT: Cubs Sign Lefty Brian Matusz to Minor League Deal

REPORT: Cubs Sign Lefty Brian Matusz to Minor League Deal

A no-risk, nice upside bullpen addition stashed away in the minors? Yeah, that’s the Cubs.

Cubs Claim Hard-Throwing Righty R.J. Alvarez Off of Waivers from A’s

Cubs Claim Hard-Throwing Righty R.J. Alvarez Off of Waivers from A’s

A former top prospect, Alvarez is recovering from elbow surgery. He flashes electric stuff, though.


Cubs Sign Reliever Joel Peralta, Plus Flurry of Other AAA Pitching Moves

Cubs Sign Reliever Joel Peralta, Plus Flurry of Other AAA Pitching Moves

More bullpen depth for the Cubs, just in case. Plus a ton of roster movement on the pitching side at Iowa.

Cubs Officially Add Chris Coghlan to Roster, Tommy La Stella to Disabled List

Cubs Officially Add Chris Coghlan to Roster, Tommy La Stella to Disabled List

Coghlan is officially back, La Stella is officially on the DL.

Cubs Acquire Coghlan from A’s for Alcantara, La Stella May Go to DL

Cubs Acquire Coghlan from A’s for Alcantara, La Stella May Go to DL

Welcome back to Chris Coghlan.

OFFICIAL: Jorge Soler Headed to Disabled List, Albert Almora Coming Up

OFFICIAL: Jorge Soler Headed to Disabled List, Albert Almora Coming Up

Soler’s MRI confirmed a hamstring strain. Up comes Almora for his big league debut.


Farewell Neil Ramirez – Reportedly Claimed on Waivers by Brewers

Farewell Neil Ramirez – Reportedly Claimed on Waivers by Brewers

It makes sense for the Brewers to take a low-risk chance.

Chicago Cubs Outright Lefty C.J. Riefenhauser to AAA Iowa

Chicago Cubs Outright Lefty C.J. Riefenhauser to AAA Iowa

The Cubs free up yet another 40-man roster spot.