The Chicago Cubs today activated infielder Darwin Barney from the paternity leave list and recalled left-handed pitcher Zac Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa. In corresponding roster moves, right-handed pitchers Kyle Hendricks and Blake Parker have been optioned to Iowa.
The Chicago Cubs today recalled infielder/outfielder Arismendy Alcantara and right-handed pitcher Dallas Beeler from Triple-A Iowa. In corresponding moves, infielder Darwin Barney has been placed on the paternity leave list and left-handed pitcher Chris Rusin has been optioned to Iowa. Additionally, left-handed pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada, Chicago's 26th player in yesterday's doubleheader, was optioned back to Iowa following last night's game.
Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was today elected to the 2014 National League All-Star team. Castro has earned the third All-Star selection of his major league career. Castro will represent the Cubs at the 85th Major League All-Star Game Tuesday, July 15 at Minnesota's Target Field.
The Chicago Cubs today named Triple-A Iowa third baseman Kris Bryant and Single-A Kane County right-handed pitcher Juan Paniagua the organization's minor league player and pitcher of the month for June, respectively.
The Chicago Cubs today recalled right-handed pitcher Blake Parker from Triple-A Iowa. Parker, who wears uniform number 50, is available for today's 12:35 p.m. CT game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park.
The Chicago Cubs today recalled left-handed pitcher Chris Rusin from Triple-A Iowa. Rusin, who wears uniform number 18, is available for today's 3:05 p.m. CT game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park.
The Chicago Cubs today acquired infielder Addison Russell, outfielder Billy McKinney, right-handed pitcher Dan Straily and a player to be named from the Oakland Athletics for right-handed pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.