Chicago Cubs Transactions

BOOM: Chicago Cubs Sign Gerardo Concepcion (UPDATE: Source Says It’s for $7 Million)

BOOM: Chicago Cubs Sign Gerardo Concepcion (UPDATE: Source Says It’s for $7 Million)

One of the three top Cuban prospects this year, all of whom the Cubs are targeting.

Chicago Cubs Sign Lefty Trever Miller to Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Sign Lefty Trever Miller to Minor League Deal

The 38-year-old gets an invite to Spring Training, where he’ll compete for a bullpen spot.


Cubs Open Up 40-Man Spot for Kerry Wood by Outrighting Manny Corpas

Cubs Open Up 40-Man Spot for Kerry Wood by Outrighting Manny Corpas

Corpas gets a non-roster invite to Spring Training instead. Swell.

Chicago Cubs Re-Sign Rodrigo Lopez to a Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Re-Sign Rodrigo Lopez to a Minor League Deal

He’ll head to Spring Training in the hopes of emerging as something more than “emergency depth.”

Chicago Cubs Officially Sign Jason Jaramillo to Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Officially Sign Jason Jaramillo to Minor League Deal

Jaramillo will compete with Steve Clevenger and Welington Castillo for a chance to back up Geovany Soto this year.

Cubs Reach Agreements with Stewart, Well, Volstad, DeWitt, and Baker, Exchange Figures with Garza

Cubs Reach Agreements with Stewart, Well, Volstad, DeWitt, and Baker, Exchange Figures with Garza

Garza is the only remaining unsigned arbitration-eligible player on the Cubs.


Chicago Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Geovany Soto, Sign Him for One Year and $4.3 Million

Chicago Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Geovany Soto, Sign Him for One Year and $4.3 Million

The Cubs’ catcher was in his second year of arbitration.

Ambition Exceeds Grasp and Other Bullets

Ambition Exceeds Grasp and Other Bullets

Live coverage of the Convention is proving difficult. Starlin Castro issues a statement, Matt Garza isn’t bothered by trade rumors, and Prince Fielder keeps coming up.

Cubs Officially Re-Sign Kerry Wood

Cubs Officially Re-Sign Kerry Wood

As expected, and then not expected, and then expected again.

Tony Campana Bulks Up at Camp Bussy and Other Bullets

Tony Campana Bulks Up at Camp Bussy and Other Bullets

Camp Colvin is no more. Spring games on WGN, Matt Garza’s increased effectiveness, signing bonuses for Cuban signees, and several Cubs are excited for the future.


Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Cubs Waive Jeff Bianchi

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Cubs Waive Jeff Bianchi

The move opens up a 40-man roster spot for Paul Maholm.

Paul Maholm Reportedly Gets One-Year, $4.25 Million Deal with Club Option for 2013

Paul Maholm Reportedly Gets One-Year, $4.25 Million Deal with Club Option for 2013

At first glance, this looks like a steal for the Cubs.

Chicago Cubs Acquire Anthony Rizzo and Zach Cates for Andrew Cashner and Kyung-Min Na

Chicago Cubs Acquire Anthony Rizzo and Zach Cates for Andrew Cashner and Kyung-Min Na

Wow. Big trade. The first baseman of the future is here.

A Couple Minor Signings: Joe Mather and Edgar Gonzalez

A Couple Minor Signings: Joe Mather and Edgar Gonzalez

Each utility player gets a minor league deal, and should provide the Cubs with some AAA depth.

The Final Details on the Carlos Zambrano Trade … and a Settlement of His Grievance

The Final Details on the Carlos Zambrano Trade … and a Settlement of His Grievance

Remember the fight about the 30 days’ pay the Cubs withheld from Zambrano? It’s settled.