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Chicago Cubs Acquire Rex Brothers from Rockies for Pitching Prospect Wander Cabrera

Chicago Cubs Acquire Rex Brothers from Rockies for Pitching Prospect Wander Cabrera

The 27-year-old lefty has, at times, been excellent in the big leagues.

Cubs Sign Drew Rucinski to Minor League Deal, Brian Schlitter Signs with Rockies

Cubs Sign Drew Rucinski to Minor League Deal, Brian Schlitter Signs with Rockies

Rucinski is an interesting story and an interesting righty arm.


Cubs Add Contreras, Candelario, Johnson, and Vogelbach to 40-Man Roster

Cubs Add Contreras, Candelario, Johnson, and Vogelbach to 40-Man Roster

These four were probably the first four you would have bet on being added.

Cubs Acquire Reliever Spencer Patton from the Rangers for Infield Prospect Frandy De La Rosa

Cubs Acquire Reliever Spencer Patton from the Rangers for Infield Prospect Frandy De La Rosa

Not a huge deal, but TRADES ARE FUN.

Cubs Claim Lefty Jack Leathersich Off of Waivers from Mets

Cubs Claim Lefty Jack Leathersich Off of Waivers from Mets

A very interesting lefty for the Cubs’ reserves … but he’ll be recovering from Tommy John surgery for much of the early season.

Chicago Cubs Sign Free Agent Righty Andury Acevedo

Chicago Cubs Sign Free Agent Righty Andury Acevedo

The minor league righty gets a big league deal with the Cubs.


Cubs Claim Righty Ryan Cook Off of Waivers from the Red Sox

Cubs Claim Righty Ryan Cook Off of Waivers from the Red Sox

The 28-year-old righty was consistently quite good until a down 2015 season. Very down.

Cubs Roster Moves: Free Agents, Herrera and Berry Out, Teagarden Outrighted

Cubs Roster Moves: Free Agents, Herrera and Berry Out, Teagarden Outrighted

The Cubs’ 40-man roster shrank considerably today. Also: love for Herrera.

The First Roster Domino: White Sox Claim Jacob Turner Off of Waivers from Cubs

The First Roster Domino: White Sox Claim Jacob Turner Off of Waivers from Cubs

Turner was arbitration-eligible and is out of minor league options, so it was going to be tough to keep him regardless.


All the Arms: Cubs Add Neil Ramirez and Yoervis Medina

All the Arms: Cubs Add Neil Ramirez and Yoervis Medina

Two more arms for the Cubs’ bullpen.

Cubs Release Rafael Soriano After 5.2 Innings of Work

Cubs Release Rafael Soriano After 5.2 Innings of Work

Rafael Soriano owned a 6.35 ERA in 5.2 innings with the Cubs and was released this weekend.

White Sox Claim Mike Olt Off Waivers from the Cubs

White Sox Claim Mike Olt Off Waivers from the Cubs

He may get a better chance there than he was going to get in Chicago. (Er, with the Chicago Cubs, I mean.)

James Russell and Rafael Soriano DFA’d, Baez, Berry, Cahill, Wada Added

James Russell and Rafael Soriano DFA’d, Baez, Berry, Cahill, Wada Added

The two pitchers hadn’t contributed much to the Cubs lately, so the roster gets a significant shake-up.