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Neil Ramirez Returns to Cubs, Spencer Patton Optioned to Iowa

Neil Ramirez Returns to Cubs, Spencer Patton Optioned to Iowa

Ramirez returns after a three-day stay on the bereavement list.

Spencer Patton Coming Up to Cubs, Neil Ramirez Headed to Bereavement List

Spencer Patton Coming Up to Cubs, Neil Ramirez Headed to Bereavement List

Patton has been dominant at AAA after a dominant Spring.


Roster Moves: Szczur to 15-Day DL, Kalish to Cubs, Villanueva to 60-Day DL

Roster Moves: Szczur to 15-Day DL, Kalish to Cubs, Villanueva to 60-Day DL

Kalish, 28, has been raking at Iowa, and is in his second go-around with the Cubs.

Miguel Montero to the Disabled List, Tim Federowicz to Be Called Up

Miguel Montero to the Disabled List, Tim Federowicz to Be Called Up

Miguel Montero to the DL, Tim Federowicz to the Cubs.

It’s Official: Javy Baez is Back! Munenori Kawasaki Optioned to Iowa

It’s Official: Javy Baez is Back! Munenori Kawasaki Optioned to Iowa

Baez is done with his rehab stint at Iowa, and brings his versatility and killer bat speed to the Cubs.

Farewell, Eric Jokisch: Cubs Lefty Claimed Off Waivers by Marlins

Farewell, Eric Jokisch: Cubs Lefty Claimed Off Waivers by Marlins

The 26-year-old lefty didn’t have a great start to the 2016 season.

Fun Times: Where Was Every Single Cubs Player When Theo Epstein Was Hired In 2011?

Fun Times: Where Was Every Single Cubs Player When Theo Epstein Was Hired In 2011?

There is no one left from the roster Epstein inherited – so where was the current crew back in those days?


Munenori Kawasaki Added to 40-Man Roster, Optioned to Iowa

Munenori Kawasaki Added to 40-Man Roster, Optioned to Iowa

A procedural move. We’ll likely see Kawasaki in Chicago before too long.

Chicago Cubs Officially Announce Opening Day Roster, Place Four on Disabled List

Chicago Cubs Officially Announce Opening Day Roster, Place Four on Disabled List

Javy Baez and Christian Villanueva go on the DL, as expected, but so do pitchers Aaron Brooks and Dallas Beeler.

Cubs Release a Group of Minor Leaguers

Cubs Release a Group of Minor Leaguers

Players with whom it simply didn’t work out.

Neil Ramirez, Matt Szczur, Tommy La Stella All Make Team, Javier Baez to DL, Roster Set

Neil Ramirez, Matt Szczur, Tommy La Stella All Make Team, Javier Baez to DL, Roster Set

The Cubs will be able to keep both Ramirez and Szczur – who are out of options – this way, at least for a little while longer.


Cubs Release Kawasaki, Parra, and Victorino – But Will Likely Try and Re-Sign (UPDATE)

Cubs Release Kawasaki, Parra, and Victorino – But Will Likely Try and Re-Sign (UPDATE)

This may well merely be procedural maneuvering.

Chicago Cubs Option Spencer Patton to AAA, Bullpen and Roster Taking Shape

Chicago Cubs Option Spencer Patton to AAA, Bullpen and Roster Taking Shape

Who’s left fighting for a spot?