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Cubs activate RHP Carl Edwards Jr.

July 19, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today activated right-handed pitcher Carl Edwards Jr. off of the 10-day injured list. Left-handed pitcher Randy Rosario has been optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Edwards will be available for the Cubs this afternoon when they begin their three-game series against the San Diego Padres at Wrigley

Cubs announce roster moves for July 16

July 16, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today placed catcher Willson Contreras on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to July 14) with a right foot strain, added catcher Martin Maldonado to the 25-man roster and recalled right-handed pitcher Alec Mills from Triple-A Iowa. Maldonado will wear uniform number 38 and start at

Cubs acquire catcher Martin Maldonado from Kansas City for LHP Mike Montgomery

July 15, 2019

The Chicago Cubs today acquired catcher Martin Maldonado from the Kansas City Royals for left-handed pitcher Mike Montgomery. Maldonado, 32, has played all or parts of the last nine seasons with Milwaukee (2011-16), the Los Angeles Angels (2017-18), Houston (2018) and Kansas City (2019), winning the Gold Glove for defensive

Cubs sign 30 selections from 2019 Draft

July 12, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today announced they have signed 30 selections from the 2019 First-Year Player Draft ahead of today’s deadline. Above is a look at Chicago’s selections from the 2019 Draft, with the signed players in bold.

Cubs kick off second half of the season with visits from Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and San Diego

July 12, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs kick off the second half of the 2019 season at Wrigley Field with games against the Pittsburgh Pirates July 12-14, Cincinnati Reds July 15-17 and the San Diego Padres July 19-21. Beginning today, fans can enjoy a new activation at Gallagher Way. Marquee Sports Network,

Marquee Sports Network to launch interactive studio fan experience at Gallagher Way

Starting July 12, fans can test their sports broadcasting skills at the Marquee Sports Network Studio Experience
July 11, 2019

CHICAGO -- Marquee Sports Network, the future exclusive television home of the Chicago Cubs in partnership with Sinclair Broadcast Group (Nasdaq: SBGI), today announced the launch of the free, interactive studio fan experience called the “Marquee Sports Network Studio Experience” at Gallagher Way, set to open Friday, July 12, at

Chicago Cubs and Ideal Announce Legacy Partnership

Long-Term Partnership to Include Naming Rights of Wrigley Field Suite Level
July 11, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today announced IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. as a Legacy Partner, extending the current long-term partnership to include naming rights to the IDEAL Suite Level and new Cree Lighting Club. IDEAL, a diversified global family business that designs and manufactures superior products, tools and systems for professional

Cubs name INF Tyler Durna, LHP Jack Patterson Minor League Player, Pitcher of the Month

July 6, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today named Single-A Myrtle Beach infielder Tyler Durna and left-handed pitcher Jack Patterson the organization’s minor league player and pitcher of the month for June, respectively. Durna, 22, batted .372 (32-for-86) with three doubles, a triple, three homers, 14 RBI, a .465 on-base percentage, a

Cubs select INF Robel Garcial from Triple-A Iowa

July 3, 2019

PITTSBURGH – The Chicago Cubs today selected the contract of infielder Robel Garcia from Triple-A Iowa and optioned right-handed pitcher Dillon Maples to Triple-A Iowa. Garcia, who will wear uniform number 16, will be available for the Cubs tonight when they continue their four-game series at the Pittsburgh Pirates. Garcia,

Cubs announce roster moves for July 2

July 2, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The Chicago Cubs today activated right-handed pitcher Kyle Hendricks off of the 10-day injured list and recalled left-handed pitcher Randy Rosario from Triple-A Iowa. Right-handed pitchers Adbert Alzolay and Rowan Wick were optioned to Triple-A Iowa following last night’s game. Both Hendricks, who will make the start, and

3B Kris Bryant Named N.L. All-Star Reserve

June 30, 2019

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant today was named to the National League All-Star team. He will be a reserve at the 90th Major League Baseball All-Star Game Tuesday, July 9 at Cleveland’s Progressive Field. Bryant joins shortstop Javier Báez and catcher Willson Contreras, both of whom will start the

SS Javier Baez and C Willson Contreras voted by fans as NL All-Star starters 

June 27, 2019

CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Báez and catcher Willson Contreras today were named to the National League All-Star team, voted by fans to start the 90th Major League Baseball All-Star Game Tuesday, July 9 at Cleveland’s Progressive Field. Both Báez and Contreras will start the All-Star Game for the

Cubs recall RHP Craig Kimbrel

June 27, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today recalled right-handed pitcher Craig Kimbrel from Triple-A Iowa. To make room on the 25-man roster, right-handed pitcher Tony Barnette was optioned to Triple-A Iowa following last night’s game. Kimbrel will be available for the Cubs this afternoon when they conclude their four-game series against

Cubs activate Tony Barnette

June 23, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today activated right-handed pitcher Tony Barnette off of the 60-day injured list. To make room for Barnette on the 25-man roster, right-handed pitcher Rowan Wick was optioned to Triple-A Iowa following yesterday’s game. Barnette will be available for the Cubs this afternoon when they conclude

Cubs Recall RHP Adbert Alzolay From Triple-A Iowa

June 20, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today recalled right-handed pitcher Adbert Alzolay from Triple-A Iowa. To make room for Alzolay on the 25-man roster, left-handed pitcher Tim Collins was designated for assignment following last night’s game. Alzolay, who will wear uniform number 73, joins the first major league roster of his

Cubs Sign Infielder Chase Strumpf

June 19, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today announced they have signed infielder Chase Strumpf, the club’s second round selection (64th overall), in the 2019 First-Year Player Draft. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Strumpf, 21, batted .279 (65-for-233) with 14 doubles, two triples, nine homers, 44 RBI, a .416 on-base

Chicago Cubs to host White Sox, Mets and Braves during 10-game homestand

Homestand includes Wintrust Crosstown Series, Stranger Things® Night, first On Deck Luncheon and More
June 17, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs return to Wrigley Field to host the Chicago White Sox June 18-19 for the first part of the Wintrust Crosstown Series, the New York Mets June 20-23 and the Atlanta Braves June 24-27. The Cubs and White Sox in partnership with Wintrust Financial Corporation announced

Cubs Place RHP Kyle Hendricks on 10-day I.L.

June 15, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Chicago Cubs today placed right-handed pitcher Kyle Hendricks on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder inflammation and recalled right-handed pitcher Rowan Wick from Triple-A Iowa. Wick will be available for the Cubs tonight when they continue their four-game series at the Los Angeles Dodgers. Wick,

Cubs Charities to expand 50/50 Raffle program to include online ticket sales

Net proceeds from raffle to benefit Chicago's kids
June 14, 2019

CHICAGO -- Cubs fans can win big while giving back to the Chicago community with the expansion of the Cubs Charities 50/50 Raffle program. There will now be two ways fans can purchase tickets for the Cubs Charities 50/50 Raffle – inside the ballpark and online. Starting Tuesday, June 18,

Cubs Place RHP Carl Edwards, Jr On 10-Day I.L., Recall LHP Tim Collins From Triple-A Iowa

June 13, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Chicago Cubs today placed right-handed pitcher Carl Edwards, Jr. on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to June 10) with a left thoracic strain and recalled left-handed pitcher Tim Collins from Triple-A Iowa. Collins will be available for the Cubs tonight when they begin their four-game series

Marquee Sports Network Announces New Executive Hire 

Vincent Sollecito to Serve as Senior Vice President of Sales
June 12, 2019

CHICAGO – Marquee Sports Network today announced Vincent Sollecito as senior vice president of sales. Sollecito joins recently named General Manager Michael McCarthy. The two will help lead the independent Chicago Cubs network in partnership with Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) set to launch February 2020. Sollecito joins Marquee

Cubs sign right-handed pitcher Ryan Jensen

June 11, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today announced they have signed right-handed pitcher Ryan Jensen, the club’s first round selection (27th overall), in the 2019 First-Year Player Draft. Terms of the deals were not disclosed. Jensen, 21, went 12-1 with a 2.88 ERA (32 ER/100.0 IP) in 16 appearances this season

Stranger Things are happening at Wrigley Field June 24

Cubs to host Stranger Things night with special appearances from cast members, custom food, exclusive merchandise and more
June 10, 2019

CHICAGO -- Cubs fans should get ready to cross over into the Upside Down Monday, June 24, during Stranger Things® Night at Wrigley Field. The popular Netflix series, which is set to debut the third season July 4, will be taking over the Friendly Confines with exciting Stranger Things®-themed gameday

Cubs, RHP Craig Kimbrel Agree to Three-year Contract 

June 7, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher Craig Kimbrel have agreed to terms on a three-year contract. The deal, which covers the 2019-2021 seasons, also includes a vesting/club option for the 2022 campaign. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Kimbrel will be optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Kimbrel, 31,

St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs to play in Mitel & MLB London Series 2020

Cardinals will host Cubs in a National League Central match-up on June 13-14, 2020 at London Stadium
June 7, 2019

The Mitel & MLB present London Series will be reprised in 2020 with a two-game series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs on June 13-14, 2020, as was announced today by Major League Baseball (MLB), the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), and the Mayor of London. The