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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.”

Chicago Cubs Reportedly to Acquire Catcher Anthony Recker (UPDATE: For Blake Lalli; Scott Maine DFA’d)

Chicago Cubs Reportedly to Acquire Catcher Anthony Recker (UPDATE: For Blake Lalli; Scott Maine DFA’d)

The soon-to-be-29-year-old catcher could be up with the Cubs in September.

Big-Time Prospect Juan Carlos Paniagua’s Deal is Official, His Age is Not

Big-Time Prospect Juan Carlos Paniagua’s Deal is Official, His Age is Not

While he’s officially cleared to pitch in the Cubs’ system, MLB declined to confirm that Paniagua is 22-years-old.

Cubs Claim Miguel Socolovich Off Waivers from Orioles, DFA Blake Lalli

Cubs Claim Miguel Socolovich Off Waivers from Orioles, DFA Blake Lalli

The 26-year-old righty reliever has excellent numbers at AAA this year.


Cubs Claim Lefty Alex Hinshaw Off of Waivers

Cubs Claim Lefty Alex Hinshaw Off of Waivers

The 29-year-old has good stuff, but a lot of wildness, too.

Chicago Cubs Sign Horacio Ramirez to a Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Sign Horacio Ramirez to a Minor League Deal

The 32-year-old lefty had been dominating … in an independent minor league.

Michael Bowden Recalled from Iowa, Brooks Raley Sent Back to Iowa

Michael Bowden Recalled from Iowa, Brooks Raley Sent Back to Iowa

Don’t worry, though – Raley could be back for his next start.

Cubs Sign Seth McClung to a Minor League Deal; Casey Coleman Has Shoulder Pain

Cubs Sign Seth McClung to a Minor League Deal; Casey Coleman Has Shoulder Pain

The two items are probably not unrelated.


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.