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Cubs Activate Lendy Castillo from the DL, Send Scott Maine Back to Iowa

Cubs Activate Lendy Castillo from the DL, Send Scott Maine Back to Iowa

Castillo will rejoin the bullpen, and the Cubs will aim to keep him after the year.

There’s More: Jeff Baker Has Been Traded to the Detroit Tigers (UPDATES: Two PTBNLs)

There’s More: Jeff Baker Has Been Traded to the Detroit Tigers (UPDATES: Two PTBNLs)

There’s one of your Jackson/Vitters roster moves.


Holy Smokes! Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters to Be Called Up Today (UPDATE: Baker Dealt, Campana Optioned)

Holy Smokes! Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters to Be Called Up Today (UPDATE: Baker Dealt, Campana Optioned)

The duo arrive earlier than expected, and to much excitement. Jeff Baker heads to Detroit and Tony Campana heads to Iowa in corresponding moves.

Chris Volstad and Alberto Cabrera Will Be Called Up Today, Casey Coleman Back to Iowa

Chris Volstad and Alberto Cabrera Will Be Called Up Today, Casey Coleman Back to Iowa

Volstad might get one more shot to stick in the rotation. Cabrera has been striking out everyone in sight at AA and AAA.

BREAKING: Chicago Cubs Trade Ryan Dempster to Texas Rangers

BREAKING: Chicago Cubs Trade Ryan Dempster to Texas Rangers

Not the Dodgers or Yankees.

The Geovany Soto Deal is Official, and Slightly Better

The Geovany Soto Deal is Official, and Slightly Better

The Cubs get a PTBNL or cash, in addition to getting pitching prospect Jake Brigham.

BREAKING: Chicago Cubs (Probably) Agree to Trade Ryan Dempster to Atlanta Braves for Randall Delgado (UPDATES – Cautious Optimism)

BREAKING: Chicago Cubs (Probably) Agree to Trade Ryan Dempster to Atlanta Braves for Randall Delgado (UPDATES – Cautious Optimism)

I’m updating feverishly. The Cubs are getting big-time prospect/ML-pitcher Randall Delgado, if the deal goes through.


Jeff Beliveau to Chicago, Rafael Dolis to Iowa

Jeff Beliveau to Chicago, Rafael Dolis to Iowa

The 25-year-old lefty is up with the big team for the first time.

Cubs Sign Dominican Pitcher Juan Carlos Paniagua for $1.5 Million

Cubs Sign Dominican Pitcher Juan Carlos Paniagua for $1.5 Million

Another big-time international signing for the Cubs. This one comes with an interesting story.

Cubs Purchase, er, Trade for Pitcher Justin Germano (for Cash)

Cubs Purchase, er, Trade for Pitcher Justin Germano (for Cash)

The Red Sox reliever has been a great starter at AAA this year, so maybe he’ll soon be a rotational fill-in for the Cubs.

BOOM: The Cubs Have Signed First Rounder Albert Almora for $3.9 Million

BOOM: The Cubs Have Signed First Rounder Albert Almora for $3.9 Million

Almora instantly becomes one of the Cubs’ best prospects.


Sounds Like the Cubs Have Signed Second Round Draft Pick Duane Underwood

Sounds Like the Cubs Have Signed Second Round Draft Pick Duane Underwood

He wasn’t a huge risk to not sign, but it’s good to know he’s in the fold.

Cubs Open International Signing Period by Landing at Least One Top Prospect: Frandy De La Rosa

Cubs Open International Signing Period by Landing at Least One Top Prospect: Frandy De La Rosa

The 16-year-old Dominican shortstop gets $700K.