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Chicago Cubs Agree to Sign Kyuji Fujikawa According to Reports

Chicago Cubs Agree to Sign Kyuji Fujikawa According to Reports

The Japanese closer gets two years and at least $9.2 to 9.5 million.

Non-Tender Decisions: Garza, Samardzija, Russell, Valbuena Tendered, Stewart, Chapman, Putnam Non-Tendered

Non-Tender Decisions: Garza, Samardzija, Russell, Valbuena Tendered, Stewart, Chapman, Putnam Non-Tendered

As the day wore on, the Stewart part became expected. Chapman and Putnam are a mild surprise.


Cubs Designate Casey Coleman for Assignment

Cubs Designate Casey Coleman for Assignment

The move drops the 40-man roster back down to 40 to accommodate newly-signed pitcher Scott Feldman.

Hello: Cubs Sign Free Agent Pitcher Scott Feldman

Hello: Cubs Sign Free Agent Pitcher Scott Feldman

The righty gets $6 million and $1 million in incentives for 2013.

Sounds Like Bryan LaHair is Indeed Heading to Japan

Sounds Like Bryan LaHair is Indeed Heading to Japan

The star of April 2012 is reportedly headed out to play for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks.

Finally, the Roster Moves: LaHair DFA’d, Gutierrez Waived, McNutt, Watkins, Villanueva, Whitenack Added

Finally, the Roster Moves: LaHair DFA’d, Gutierrez Waived, McNutt, Watkins, Villanueva, Whitenack Added

Quite the flurry of moves.


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.