Navarro could take over as the primary back-up catcher behind Welington Castillo.
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The 31-year-old righty is coming off of Tommy John surgery, but was pretty great before that.
The 25-year-old reliever will presumably be a candidate for the bullpen next year.
The promise – never fulfilled with the Cubs – is now the Royals’ hope to which to cling.
The 40-man roster stands at 33.
The roster purge begins.
Another lottery ticket for the Cubs. High upside, but plenty of risk.
What becomes of them now? Particularly Wells, who was a capable starter just a couple years ago.
Samardzija’s start tomorrow will be his last of the season. It’s the right move.
The Cubs continue to mine the undrafted depths for diamonds, even months after the Draft.
The Cubs waived Maine, and the Indians said, “well sure, thanks, we’ll take him.”
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The soon-to-be-29-year-old catcher could be up with the Cubs in September.
While he’s officially cleared to pitch in the Cubs’ system, MLB declined to confirm that Paniagua is 22-years-old.
The 26-year-old righty reliever has excellent numbers at AAA this year.
The 29-year-old has good stuff, but a lot of wildness, too.