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Roster Moves: Turner, Ramirez Active, Rusin Optioned, Schlitter DL’d

Roster Moves: Turner, Ramirez Active, Rusin Optioned, Schlitter DL’d

One more spot will be needed today, but it’ll be interesting to see how the Cubs come up with it.

by August 10, 2014 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Transactions
Cubs Designate Ryan Kalish for Assignment, Add Jacob Turner to 40-Man Roster

Cubs Designate Ryan Kalish for Assignment, Add Jacob Turner to 40-Man Roster

The 26-year-old outfielder was a great story earlier this year, but wasn’t really hitting at Iowa.

Chicago Cubs Designate Nate Schierholtz for Assignment, Activate Kyuji Fujikawa from 60-Day DL

Chicago Cubs Designate Nate Schierholtz for Assignment, Activate Kyuji Fujikawa from 60-Day DL

Schierholtz just couldn’t get over the hump this year, and the Cubs decided not to wait any longer.

Roster Moves: Baez Officially Added, Parker Optioned to Iowa, Fujikawa Not Activated Yet

Roster Moves: Baez Officially Added, Parker Optioned to Iowa, Fujikawa Not Activated Yet

The latter part is the most interesting, because he’s going to require a 40-man roster spot soon.

Chicago Cubs Call Up Chris Valaika and Blake Parker

Chicago Cubs Call Up Chris Valaika and Blake Parker

The duo replaces Emilio Bonifacio and James Russell, who were traded yesterday.

Blake Parker Optioned to AAA Iowa, Chris Rusin Officially Added

Blake Parker Optioned to AAA Iowa, Chris Rusin Officially Added

No trade just yet, and the Cubs have to go the option route to get Rusin on the roster.

Blake Parker to Chicago, Neil Ramirez to Iowa

Blake Parker to Chicago, Neil Ramirez to Iowa

The Cubs’ top setup arm will get a little respite at AAA.

Mike Olt Optioned to AAA Iowa

Mike Olt Optioned to AAA Iowa

The move makes room for Tsuyoshi Wada, and confirms that Arismendy Alcantara is here for the duration.

Chicago Cubs Designate Darwin Barney for Assignment, Activate Emilio Bonifacio

Chicago Cubs Designate Darwin Barney for Assignment, Activate Emilio Bonifacio

The Cubs will have 10 days to trade, waive, or release Barney. Hopefully they can find him a spot somewhere.

Chicago Cubs Sign Non-Drafted Free Agent Daniel Lewis, Who is Back to Baseball After Military Service

Chicago Cubs Sign Non-Drafted Free Agent Daniel Lewis, Who is Back to Baseball After Military Service

Lewis, 24, has the raw tools and a big arm. He’s also got a unique background.

Dallas Beeler Optioned Back to Iowa, Kyle Hendricks Officially Called Up

Dallas Beeler Optioned Back to Iowa, Kyle Hendricks Officially Called Up

Doing so allows the Cubs to keep an extra reliever heading into the All-Star break.

Chris Rusin Sent Back to Iowa to Make Room for Dallas Beeler

Chris Rusin Sent Back to Iowa to Make Room for Dallas Beeler

Blake Parker’s spot in the bullpen is spared for at least another day.

Cubs 35th Rounder Jordan Minch Will Sign, According to Jordan Minch

Cubs 35th Rounder Jordan Minch Will Sign, According to Jordan Minch

The 20-year-old lefty has been pitching well in the Cape Cod League after his sophomore year at Purdue.

Chicago Cubs Call Up Reliever Blake Parker from AAA Iowa

Chicago Cubs Call Up Reliever Blake Parker from AAA Iowa

The righty is a PCL All-Star, having dominated at AAA this year.

Officially Official: Cubs Trade Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the A’s for Addison Russell, Billy McKinney, Dan Straily and PTBNL

Officially Official: Cubs Trade Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the A’s for Addison Russell, Billy McKinney, Dan Straily and PTBNL

The Cubs get a prospect bounty and the A’s get a couple of great arms for the stretch run.

Two More International Signings for the Cubs: Tony Rijo, Francisco Garay

Two More International Signings for the Cubs: Tony Rijo, Francisco Garay

Rijo is a Dominican third baseman, and Garay is a Panamanian shortstop.

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