Castillo missed about three weeks with a rib cage issue.
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It’s good to know that Stinnett is officially in the fold. He reportedly gets $1 million.
Norwood was expected to be a top 3/4 round type pick, and White was a teammate of Jake Stinnett’s.
Chicago Cubs Reportedly Sign 4th Rounder Carson Sands for $1.1 Million, 5th Rounder Justin Steele for $1 Million
The Cubs have locked up their top two over slot pitchers in the 2014 draft.
Torrealba hasn’t played this year, but provides veteran back-up-back-up depth.
That’s about $1.5 million under slot, which will help the Cubs sign some of their reaches later in the draft.
The team will be on the hook for the balance of his $4 million deal, minus the Major League minimum if he signs with another team.
The Cubs had to make a bullpen decision with Hector Rondon returning from paternity leave.
Everybody’s having kids these days. Strop returns to the Cubs without a rehab assignment.
A little pre-game bullpen shuffle. Congrats to the Wright family, it would seem.
Will either be a significant piece in the long-run? Probably not, but you might as well take a crack when you’ve got the chance.
Kalish had been struggling for a while, and the Cubs elect to stick with 13 pitchers.
The 41-year-old slugger will serve as a player-coach at AAA Iowa.
Rosscup has left shoulder soreness.
Strop is expected to miss three to four weeks with a groin strain.
A flurry of moves preceding today’s game.