Chicago Cubs Transactions


Cubs Acquire Pitching Prospect Barret Loux and PTBNL from Rangers for Jake Brigham

Cubs Acquire Pitching Prospect Barret Loux and PTBNL from Rangers for Jake Brigham

The first of many roster moves.

Cubs Have Re-Signed Shawn Camp for $1.35 Million Plus Incentives

Cubs Have Re-Signed Shawn Camp for $1.35 Million Plus Incentives

A fine deal to preserve some veteran consistency in the pen.


Chicago Cubs Sign Dioner Navarro (UPDATE: Possible Big League Deal Worth $1.75 Million)

Chicago Cubs Sign Dioner Navarro (UPDATE: Possible Big League Deal Worth $1.75 Million)

Navarro could take over as the primary back-up catcher behind Welington Castillo.

Chicago Cubs Sign Pitcher Scott Baker (UPDATE: Source Says One Year, $5.5 Million Plus Incentives)

Chicago Cubs Sign Pitcher Scott Baker (UPDATE: Source Says One Year, $5.5 Million Plus Incentives)

The 31-year-old righty is coming off of Tommy John surgery, but was pretty great before that.

Chicago Cubs Claim Righty Zach Putnam Off Waivers from Rockies

Chicago Cubs Claim Righty Zach Putnam Off Waivers from Rockies

The 25-year-old reliever will presumably be a candidate for the bullpen next year.

Exit Chris Volstad: Waived by Cubs, Claimed by Royals

Exit Chris Volstad: Waived by Cubs, Claimed by Royals

The promise – never fulfilled with the Cubs – is now the Royals’ hope to which to cling.

Cubs Outright Mather, Germano, Parker, and Corpas to AAA – The Latter Elects Free Agency

Cubs Outright Mather, Germano, Parker, and Corpas to AAA – The Latter Elects Free Agency

The 40-man roster stands at 33.


Cubs Outright Cardenas, Berken, Socolovich, and Mateo (Plus Recker Claimed by Mets)

Cubs Outright Cardenas, Berken, Socolovich, and Mateo (Plus Recker Claimed by Mets)

The roster purge begins.

Cubs Claim Righty Carlos Gutierrez Off Waivers from Twins

Cubs Claim Righty Carlos Gutierrez Off Waivers from Twins

Another lottery ticket for the Cubs. High upside, but plenty of risk.

Randy Wells and Blake DeWitt are Free Agents and Other Bullets

Randy Wells and Blake DeWitt are Free Agents and Other Bullets

What becomes of them now? Particularly Wells, who was a capable starter just a couple years ago.

Cubs Claim Jason Berken Off of Waivers from Orioles, Tell Jeff Samardzija His Season Ends Tomorrow

Cubs Claim Jason Berken Off of Waivers from Orioles, Tell Jeff Samardzija His Season Ends Tomorrow

Samardzija’s start tomorrow will be his last of the season. It’s the right move.


Chicago Cubs Sign Canadian Undrafted Free Agent Jesse Hodges

Chicago Cubs Sign Canadian Undrafted Free Agent Jesse Hodges

The Cubs continue to mine the undrafted depths for diamonds, even months after the Draft.

The Cleveland Indians Have Yoinked Scott Maine

The Cleveland Indians Have Yoinked Scott Maine

The Cubs waived Maine, and the Indians said, “well sure, thanks, we’ll take him.”