Don’t worry, though – Raley could be back for his next start.
Chicago Cubs Transactions
The two items are probably not unrelated.
Castillo will rejoin the bullpen, and the Cubs will aim to keep him after the year.
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)
The duo arrive earlier than expected, and to much excitement. Jeff Baker heads to Detroit and Tony Campana heads to Iowa in corresponding moves.
Volstad might get one more shot to stick in the rotation. Cabrera has been striking out everyone in sight at AA and AAA.
Not the Dodgers or Yankees.
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)
I’m updating feverishly. The Cubs are getting big-time prospect/ML-pitcher Randall Delgado, if the deal goes through.
The 25-year-old lefty is up with the big team for the first time.
Another big-time international signing for the Cubs. This one comes with an interesting story.
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.
Almora instantly becomes one of the Cubs’ best prospects.
He wasn’t a huge risk to not sign, but it’s good to know he’s in the fold.
The 16-year-old Dominican shortstop gets $700K.