Cubs Press Releases
Cubs add LHP Aroldis Chapman to 25-man roster, LHP Clayton Richard DFA'd
The Chicago Cubs today added left-handed pitcher Aroldis Chapman to the 25-man roster. Left-handed pitcher Clayton Richard has been designated for assignment.
Crosstown Cup Series to kick off upcoming homestand at Wrigley Field
The Chicago Cubs kick off the next homestand at Wrigley Field by hosting the second half of the Crosstown Cup series vs. the Chicago White Sox.
Statements from Aroldis Chapman and Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts
Upon the completion of today's trade, pitcher Aroldis Chapman and Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts each issued the following statements.
Cubs acquire LHP Aroldis Chapman from New York
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.
Cubs Activate Nathan; Option Warren
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.
Cubs announce start time for August 14 vs. Cardinals Friday, July 22
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.
Cubs acquire LHP Mike Montgomery and RHP Jordan Pries from Seattle
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.
Cubs sign 24 players from First-Year Player Draft
The Chicago Cubs today announced they have signed a total of 24 players selected in the 2016 First-Year Player Draft in advance of today's signing deadline.
Cubs activate C David Ross, LHP Clayton Richard
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.