A former top prospect, Alvarez is recovering from elbow surgery. He flashes electric stuff, though.
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More bullpen depth for the Cubs, just in case. Plus a ton of roster movement on the pitching side at Iowa.
Coghlan is officially back, La Stella is officially on the DL.
Welcome back to Chris Coghlan.
Soler’s MRI confirmed a hamstring strain. Up comes Almora for his big league debut.
It makes sense for the Brewers to take a low-risk chance.
The Cubs free up yet another 40-man roster spot.
It was not clear he was ever going to get a shot with the big league team.
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.