The Chicago Cubs today acquired left-handed pitcher Aroldis Chapman from the New York Yankees for infielder Gleyber Torres, right-handed pitcher Adam Warren, and outfielders Billy McKinney and Rashad Crawford.
The Chicago Cubs today activated right-handed pitcher Joe Nathan from the 60-day disabled list and optioned right-handed pitcher Adam Warren to Triple-A Iowa. Chicago's 40-man roster is now at 40 players.
The Chicago Cubs today announced the Sunday, August 14 game vs. the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field, currently listed as "TBD," has been selected for an exclusive national telecast by ESPN and is now scheduled to begin at 7:08 p.m. CT.
The Chicago Cubs today acquired left-handed pitcher Mike Montgomery and right-handed pitcher Jordan Pries from the Seattle Mariners for infielder Dan Vogelbach and right-handed pitcher Paul Blackburn. Montgomery is expected to join the Cubs on Friday in Milwaukee while Pries will report to Triple-A Iowa.
The Chicago Cubs today activated catcher David Ross off of the seven-day concussion disabled list and activated left-handed pitcher Clayton Richard off of the 15-day disabled list. Right-handed pitcher Trevor Cahill has been placed on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to July 9) with patellar tendinitis in his right knee and infielder Munenori Kawasaki was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. In addition, right-handed pitcher Joel Peralta has cleared waivers and elected free agency.
The Chicago Cubs today announced the Sunday, July 31 game vs. the Seattle Mariners at Wrigley Field, currently listed as "TBD," has been selected for an exclusive national telecast by ESPN and is now scheduled to begin at 7:08 p.m. CT.
The Chicago Cubs today announced they have signed right-handed pitcher Thomas Hatch, the club's third round pick (104th overall) of the 2016 Draft. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Overall, the Cubs have signed 21 selections to date in advance of the July 15 signing deadline.
The Chicago Cubs today activated infielder Tommy La Stella off of the 15-day disabled list and recalled right-handed pitcher Adam Warren from Triple-A Iowa. In corresponding roster moves, catcher David Ross has been placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list and right-handed pitcher Joel Peralta has been designated for assignment.
The Chicago Cubs today announced that the Tuesday, July 19 game vs. the New York Mets at Wrigley Field will begin at 6:05 p.m. CT to accommodate a national broadcast by ESPN. The game will be seen locally on Comcast SportsNet Chicago and will be blacked out on ESPN in the Chicago market.
The Chicago Cubs today named Double-A Tennessee infielder Ian Happ and Single-A South Bend right-handed pitcher Preston Morrison the organization's Minor League player and pitcher of the month for June, respectively.
The Chicago Cubs will kick off their next homestand while celebrating the Fourth of July as the Cincinnati Reds visit July 4-6 and the Atlanta Braves return July 7 for a makeup of the April 30 postponement due to inclement weather.