Chicago Cubs Transactions

Lou Montanez to Chicago

Lou Montanez to Chicago

The 29-year-old outfielder will take Marlon Byrd’s spot in the outfield rotation, if not in our hearts.

Justin Berg to Cubs, Marlon Byrd to Disabled List

Justin Berg to Cubs, Marlon Byrd to Disabled List

Byrd has multiple facial fractures, and Berg will add depth to the bullpen in Matt Garza’s absence.

Tony Campana on His Way to Join the Cubs, Become Sam Fuld

Tony Campana on His Way to Join the Cubs, Become Sam Fuld

Tyler Colvin’s replacement is slightly younger, slightly better defensively, quite a bit faster, but with no pop. Might be a better, you know, hitter, though.

And Down Goes Colvin

And Down Goes Colvin

The Chicago Cubs finally pulled the trigger on the much-anticipated demotion of outfielder, Tyler Colvin.

Justin Berg is Headed Back to Iowa

Justin Berg is Headed Back to Iowa

The Cubs had to send somebody out in order to activate Doug Davis for his start this evening, and the unfortunate soul is reliever Justin Berg. Berg had a 4.09[Read More…]

Justin Berg to Chicago, Jeff Stevens to Iowa

After giving the Chicago Cubs 3.1 innings of (crappy) relief yesterday, Jeff Stevens was thanked, and sent down to AAA Iowa. Taking his place in the bullpen is Justin Berg,[Read More…]

Chicago Cubs Sign Ramon Ortiz

On the heels of twin rotation injuries – Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner both went on the disabled list last week, and neither is expected back for another three to[Read More…]

Carlos Silva to the Yankees

The New York Yankees have signed Carlos Silva to a minor league contract, which means nothing to the Cubs’ bottom line unless he makes the big club. If he does,[Read More…]

Jeff Stevens to Chicago, You-Know-Whos to the DL (UPDATE: And Russell Starts on Tuesday)

With pitchers Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner officially heading to the disabled list, the Cubs made a corresponding roster move and called up reliever Jeff Stevens from AAA Iowa. Casey[Read More…]

Cubs Formally Cut Welington Castillo

It’s been unofficial for about a week now, but today, the Cubs made it official: Spring hero Welington Castillo will open the season at AAA Iowa, where he can start[Read More…]

And So Ends the Carlos Silva Era – Cubs Release Silva

The Chicago Cubs just did what most of us have been expecting/hoping for/dreaming of for about seven months: they released Carlos Silva. It was clear that there was not going[Read More…]

Braden Looper Retires (Again)

Braden Looper has decided to retire after being informed by the Cubs that he wouldn’t be making the team, according to Bruce Miles. Looper was in camp on a minor[Read More…]

Cubs Trade Prospect Tony Thomas to Red Sox for Reliever Robert Coello

Today the Chicago Cubs made a minor move, dealing second base prospect Tony Thomas to the Boston Red Sox for relief prospect Robert Coello, who was recently designated for assignment.[Read More…]