Chicago Cubs Transactions

Cubs Sign Lefty Reliever Polin Trinidad

Earlier this week, the Chicago Cubs signed 26-year-old lefty Polin Trinidad to a minor league deal. Formerly of the Astros organization, Trinidad doesn’t blow hitters away, but he uses multiple[Read More…]

Cubs Tender Everyone, Sign Jeff Baker

As noted in the comments, yesterday the Chicago Cubs agreed to a one-year deal with Jeff Baker. The utility infielder will make $1.175 million next year. He mashes lefties, but[Read More…]

Chicago Cubs Add Four Prospects to the 40-Man Roster

Yesterday, the Chicago Cubs added pitchers Chris Archer, Kyle Smit and Alberto Cabrera, and outfielder Brandon Guyer to the team’s 40-man roster, which will protect them from the upcoming Rule[Read More…]

Whither Micah Hoffpauir

Not that he was a legitimate option at first base for the Chicago Cubs next year, but Micah Hoffpauir is off to play ball in Japan in 2011. Often the[Read More…]

…and Some Cubs Prospects Come Back to Chicago

A day after noting the ever-growing list of former Chicago Cubs prospects (of a decidedly middle tier) who’ve left the team in favor of joining the Baltimore Orioles, one of[Read More…]

Chicago Cubs Part With Eight Minor Leaguers

Based on their time in the minors, several Chicago Cubs’ players – some career minor leaguers, some who have been up and down – were eligible for free agency this[Read More…]

Brad Snyder is Gone

Today the Chicago Cubs outrighted outfielder Brad Snyder to remove him from the 40-man roster, and Snyder elected to become a free agent. It’s possible he’ll re-sign with the Cubs[Read More…]

Chicago Cubs Remove Angel Guzman from 40-Man Roster, Re-Sign Him to Minor League Deal

Either Angel Guzman’s recovery from major shoulder surgery is not expected to go well, or he’s a stand-up guy, because he accepted a┬áminor-league deal with the Cubs after the team[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Aramis Ramirez to Return in 2011

Lukewarm Stove: Aramis Ramirez to Return in 2011

According to multiple reports, Aramis Ramirez made the exceedingly difficult decision to pick up his player option for 2011, which guarantees him $14.6 million next year. Yeah, just playin’ about[Read More…]

by November 4, 2010 Chicago Cubs Transactions

More Roster Management: Cubs Drop Adduci from 40-man, Add Chirinos

Today the Chicago Cubs outrighted outfielder James Adduci to AAA Iowa, removing him from the team’s 40-man roster. In his place, the team added catcher Robinson Chirinos. Adduci, 25, didn’t[Read More…]

Chicago Cubs Clear Another Spot on the 40-Man Roster

Chicago Cubs Clear Another Spot on the 40-Man Roster

As the offseason approaches, the Chicago Cubs will have to clear some space on the 40-man roster if they intend to add to the team (or at least, intend to[Read More…]

Blake Parker and Bobby Scales Removed from 40-Man Roster

Some minor transactional news, as the Chicago Cubs have removed utility player Bobby Scales and reliever Blake Parker from their 40-man roster (which now stands at 38). There are likely[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs Transactions
Mitch Atkins Designated for Assignment

Mitch Atkins Designated for Assignment

Yesterday, the Chicago Cubs designated pitcher Mitch Atkins for assignment, which removes him from the 40-man roster. The Cubs will have 10 days to trade or release Atkins, or, if[Read More…]