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Cubs Claim Hard-Throwing Righty R.J. Alvarez Off of Waivers from A’s

Cubs Claim Hard-Throwing Righty R.J. Alvarez Off of Waivers from A’s

A former top prospect, Alvarez is recovering from elbow surgery. He flashes electric stuff, though.

Cubs Sign Reliever Joel Peralta, Plus Flurry of Other AAA Pitching Moves

Cubs Sign Reliever Joel Peralta, Plus Flurry of Other AAA Pitching Moves

More bullpen depth for the Cubs, just in case. Plus a ton of roster movement on the pitching side at Iowa.


Cubs Officially Add Chris Coghlan to Roster, Tommy La Stella to Disabled List

Cubs Officially Add Chris Coghlan to Roster, Tommy La Stella to Disabled List

Coghlan is officially back, La Stella is officially on the DL.

Cubs Acquire Coghlan from A’s for Alcantara, La Stella May Go to DL

Cubs Acquire Coghlan from A’s for Alcantara, La Stella May Go to DL

Welcome back to Chris Coghlan.

OFFICIAL: Jorge Soler Headed to Disabled List, Albert Almora Coming Up

OFFICIAL: Jorge Soler Headed to Disabled List, Albert Almora Coming Up

Soler’s MRI confirmed a hamstring strain. Up comes Almora for his big league debut.

Farewell Neil Ramirez – Reportedly Claimed on Waivers by Brewers

Farewell Neil Ramirez – Reportedly Claimed on Waivers by Brewers

It makes sense for the Brewers to take a low-risk chance.

Chicago Cubs Outright Lefty C.J. Riefenhauser to AAA Iowa

Chicago Cubs Outright Lefty C.J. Riefenhauser to AAA Iowa

The Cubs free up yet another 40-man roster spot.


Farewell, Shane Victorino: Cubs Release Outfielder from AAA Iowa

Farewell, Shane Victorino: Cubs Release Outfielder from AAA Iowa

It was not clear he was ever going to get a shot with the big league team.

Chicago Cubs Designate Neil Ramirez for Assignment, Activate Matt Szczur from DL

Chicago Cubs Designate Neil Ramirez for Assignment, Activate Matt Szczur from DL

The Cubs will have 10 days to trade, waive, or release Ramirez.

Getting to Know the New, Old Cubs Pitcher Joe Nathan

Getting to Know the New, Old Cubs Pitcher Joe Nathan

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?

Chicago Cubs Sign Pitcher Nick Sarianides to Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Sign Pitcher Nick Sarianides to Minor League Deal

The righty dominated in the low minors in 2015, but struggled out of the gate in 2016.


Chicago Cubs Sign Reliever Joe Nathan

Chicago Cubs Sign Reliever Joe Nathan

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.

Ryan Kalish Clears Waivers, Outrighted to AAA Iowa

Ryan Kalish Clears Waivers, Outrighted to AAA Iowa

The Cubs get to keep the 28-year-old outfielder in the organization.