It was not clear he was ever going to get a shot with the big league team.
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The Cubs will have 10 days to trade, waive, or release Ramirez.
The Cubs inked the 41-year-old reliever to a big league deal yesterday – where’s he been the last couple years, and what comes next?
The righty dominated in the low minors in 2015, but struggled out of the gate in 2016.
A low risk move, as Nathan recovers from surgery. But, even at his age, he can be very good if he comes all the way back.
The Cubs get to keep the 28-year-old outfielder in the organization.
Hooray for Montero’s return.
A brief step up to the big leagues for Edwards, who has pitched well at Iowa.
The 27-year-old righty came up with the Marlins and had been having success this year.
Ramirez returns after a three-day stay on the bereavement list.
Patton has been dominant at AAA after a dominant Spring.
Kalish, 28, has been raking at Iowa, and is in his second go-around with the Cubs.
Miguel Montero to the DL, Tim Federowicz to the Cubs.