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Fun Times: Where Was Every Single Cubs Player When Theo Epstein Was Hired In 2011?

Fun Times: Where Was Every Single Cubs Player When Theo Epstein Was Hired In 2011?

There is no one left from the roster Epstein inherited – so where was the current crew back in those days?

Munenori Kawasaki Added to 40-Man Roster, Optioned to Iowa

Munenori Kawasaki Added to 40-Man Roster, Optioned to Iowa

A procedural move. We’ll likely see Kawasaki in Chicago before too long.


Chicago Cubs Officially Announce Opening Day Roster, Place Four on Disabled List

Chicago Cubs Officially Announce Opening Day Roster, Place Four on Disabled List

Javy Baez and Christian Villanueva go on the DL, as expected, but so do pitchers Aaron Brooks and Dallas Beeler.

Cubs Release a Group of Minor Leaguers

Cubs Release a Group of Minor Leaguers

Players with whom it simply didn’t work out.

Neil Ramirez, Matt Szczur, Tommy La Stella All Make Team, Javier Baez to DL, Roster Set

Neil Ramirez, Matt Szczur, Tommy La Stella All Make Team, Javier Baez to DL, Roster Set

The Cubs will be able to keep both Ramirez and Szczur – who are out of options – this way, at least for a little while longer.

Cubs Release Kawasaki, Parra, and Victorino – But Will Likely Try and Re-Sign (UPDATE)

Cubs Release Kawasaki, Parra, and Victorino – But Will Likely Try and Re-Sign (UPDATE)

This may well merely be procedural maneuvering.

Chicago Cubs Option Spencer Patton to AAA, Bullpen and Roster Taking Shape

Chicago Cubs Option Spencer Patton to AAA, Bullpen and Roster Taking Shape

Who’s left fighting for a spot?


Shane Victorino Will Stay with Cubs for Now, Participate in Extended Spring Training

Shane Victorino Will Stay with Cubs for Now, Participate in Extended Spring Training

Victorino will stay in Arizona to do Extended Spring Training, and then see how things shake out.

Chicago Cubs Cut 9: Murton, Almora, Perez, Andreoli, Negron, Guzman, Gomes, Machi, Williams

Chicago Cubs Cut 9: Murton, Almora, Perez, Andreoli, Negron, Guzman, Gomes, Machi, Williams

The spring roster is down to 36.

Cubs Trade Edgar Olmos to Orioles for PTBNL

Cubs Trade Edgar Olmos to Orioles for PTBNL

Lefty reliever Edgar Olmos has been traded to the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named later.

Cubs Cut 11: Contreras, Candelario, Edwards, Johnson, Alcantara, Riefenhauser, More

Cubs Cut 11: Contreras, Candelario, Edwards, Johnson, Alcantara, Riefenhauser, More

No one cut today was expected to make the team, but there are a lot of big names.


First Set of Spring Cuts: Vogelbach, Jokisch, Underwood, Acevedo, Leathersich, Pettibone, Rivero

First Set of Spring Cuts: Vogelbach, Jokisch, Underwood, Acevedo, Leathersich, Pettibone, Rivero

Several players are now officially headed to minor league camp.

Chicago Cubs Release Rex Brothers, Save Some Money

Chicago Cubs Release Rex Brothers, Save Some Money

And I will not make a pun.