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Cubs, Jed Hoyer agree to new contract through 2025

November 23, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today announced that the team and President of Baseball Operations Jed Hoyer have agreed to terms on a new five-year contract that runs through the 2025 season. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Hoyer joined Chicago in November 2011 as Executive Vice President/General Manager.

Cubs Add Three Players to 40-man Roster

November 20, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today selected the contracts of right-handed pitcher Cory Abbott from Single-A Myrtle Beach, right-handed pitcher Keegan Thompson from Myrtle Beach and infielder Christopher Morel from Single-A South Bend. Chicago’s 40-man roster now stands at 37 players. Abbott, 25, spent 2020 at the South Bend Alternate

Jed Hoyer to succeed Theo Epstein as Cubs president of baseball operations

Epstein to step down effective November 20
November 17, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today announced that Theo Epstein will step down from his role as President of Baseball Operations effective November 20 and depart the organization after nine seasons. Jed Hoyer, who joined the club in November 2011 as Executive Vice President/General Manager, will be named President of

Cubs Shortstop Javier Báez, First Baseman Anthony Rizzo Win N.L. Gold Gloves

November 3, 2020

CHICAGO – Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Báez and first baseman Anthony Rizzo tonight were named National League Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners at their respective positions. This is the first season the Cubs have had multiple Gold Glove Award winners since 2016 when Rizzo and right fielder Jason Heyward earned

Cubs exercise 2021 club option on 1B Anthony Rizzo

Team declines club option on INF Daniel Descalso
October 31, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today exercised their 2021 club contract option on first baseman Anthony Rizzo. Additionally, the team declined its 2021 club contract option on infielder Daniel Descalso. The Cubs 40-man roster remains at 31 players. Rizzo, 31, made his Cubs debut in 2012 and his 228 home

Cubs claim INF Max Schrock off waivers from St. Louis, decline mutual contract option on LHP Jon Lester

October 30, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today claimed infielder Max Schrock off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals. Additionally, the team declined its 2021 mutual contract option on left-handed pitcher Jon Lester and left-handed pitcher Rex Brothers was assigned outright to Triple-A Iowa. Chicago’s 40-man roster stands at 31 players. Schrock,

Marquee Sports Network announces partnership With Chicago Bears; weekly show, followed by Bears regular season game re-airs begin this Wednesday 

October 13, 2020

CHICAGO/October 13, 2020 – Marquee Sports Network and the Chicago Bears today announced a partnership that will bring a weekly Chicago Bears show, followed by the exclusive re-airing of Bears regular season games to the cable network. The weekly show, “Bear Essentials,” will typically air Tuesday evenings and will be

Chicago Cubs set Wild Card round roster

September 30, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs have set their 28-man roster in advance of their Wild Card round series opener this afternoon vs. the Miami Marlins at Wrigley Field. The Cubs have activated infielder Ildemaro Vargas off of the 10-day injured list and selected the contract of catcher Josh Phegley from

Cubs select the contract of LHP Brailyn Marquez

September 27, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Brailyn Marquez from the South Bend Alternate Site. Infielder Patrick Wisdom has been designated for assignment. Marquez, who joins the first major league roster of his pro career, will wear uniform number 61 and be available for the

Cubs select the contract of INF Patrick Wisdom, option INF/OF Jose Martinez to alternate site

September 25, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today selected the contract of infielder Patrick Wisdom from the South Bend Alternate Site and optioned infielder/outfielder Jose Martinez to South Bend. To make room for Wisdom on the 40-man roster, right-handed pitcher Manny Rodriguez has been recalled from Double-A Tennessee and placed on the

Cubs announce 2020 postseason player pool

September 24, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs have set their 40-man post-season eligible player pool roster, which includes 21 pitchers, nine infielders, six outfielders and four catchers. Here is a look at the Cubs 2020 Post-season Player Pool roster: PITCHERS (21) RHP Jason Adam RHP Adbert Alzolay LHP Rex Brothers LHP Andrew

Cubs activate LHP José Quintana

September 22, 2020

PITTSBURGH -- The Chicago Cubs today activated left-handed pitcher José Quintana off of the 10-day injured list and optioned left-handed pitcher Rex Brothers to the South Bend Alternate Site. Quintana will make the start for the Cubs tonight when they continue their four-game series at the Pittsburgh Pirates. Quintana, 31,

Cubs recall OF/INF José Martínez, option LHP Josh Osich to alternate site

September 20, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today recalled outfielder/infielder José Martínez from the club’s South Bend Alternate Site and optioned left-handed pitcher Josh Osich to South Bend. Martínez will be available for the Cubs tonight when they conclude their three-game series against the Minnesota Twins at Wrigley Field. The 32-year-old Martínez

Cubs activate LHP Andrew Chafin, place RHP Rowan Wick on 10-day I.L.

September 19, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today activated left-handed pitcher Andrew Chafin off of the 10-day injured list and placed right-handed pitcher Rowan Wick on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to September 17) with a left oblique strain. Chafin, who will wear uniform number 39, will be available for the Cubs

Cubs Announce 2021 Spring Training Schedule

September 16, 2020

CHICAGO – Major League Baseball and the Chicago Cubs today announced their tentative 2021 Spring Training schedule, which begins on Saturday, February 27 at Sloan Park with the club’s home opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers and concludes against the Chicago White Sox at Sloan Park on Tuesday, March 30.

Cubs recall LHP Rex Brothers

September 11, 2020

MILWAUKEE – The Chicago Cubs today recalled left-handed pitcher Rex Brothers from the club’s South Bend Alternate Site. Right-handed pitcher Adbert Alzolay was optioned to South Bend after last night’s game. Brothers will make be available for the Cubs tonight when they begin their three-game series at the Milwaukee Brewers.

Cubs recall RHP Adbert Alzolay

September 10, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today recalled right-handed pitcher Adbert Alzolay from the club’s South Bend Alternate Site. Right-handed pitcher Colin Rea was optioned to South Bend after last night’s game. Alzolay will make the start for the Cubs tonight when they conclude their three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds

Cubs add OF Billy Hamilton to active roster

September 8, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today added outfielder Billy Hamilton to the 28-man active roster and optioned infielder/outfielder José Martínez to the club’s South Bend Alternate Site. Hamilton, who will wear uniform number six, will be available for the Cubs tonight when they begin their three-game series against the Cincinnati

Cubs add INF Ildemaro Vargas to active roster, claim OF Billy Hamilton off waivers

September 7, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today added infielder Ildemaro Vargas to the 28-man active roster and claimed outfielder Billy Hamilton off waivers from the New York Mets. Hamilton has yet to report to the big league club. Left-handed pitcher Matt Dermody, who was optioned to the club’s South Bend Alternate

Cubs select LHP Matt Dermody

September 6, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Matt Dermody from the club’s South Bend Alternate Site. Following last night’s game, right-handed pitchers Adbert Alzolay, who yesterday served as the 29th man, and right-handed pitcher Tyson Miller were optioned to South Bend. Dermody, who will wear

Cubs recall RHP Tyson Miller, OF Steven Souza Jr. designated for assignment

September 5, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today recalled right-handed pitcher Tyson Miller from the club’s South Bend Alternate Site. Outfielder Steven Souza Jr. has been designated for assignment. Miller, who will wear uniform number 72, will be available for the Cubs tonight when they play the second game of their doubleheader

Cubs recall RHP Adbert Alzolay, claim INF Ildemaro Vargas off waivers

September 5, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today recalled right-handed pitcher Adbert Alzolay from the club’s South Bend Alternate Site. He will serve as the “29th man” today and start the first game of the club’s doubleheader vs. the St. Louis Cardinals. Additionally, the Cubs have claimed infielder Ildemaro Vargas off waivers

Cubs place LHP José Quintana on 10-day I.L., Recall RHP Jason Adam from the Alternate Site

September 2, 2020

PITTSBURGH – The Chicago Cubs today placed left-handed pitcher José Quintana on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to August 31) with left lat inflammation and recalled right-handed pitcher Jason Adam from the club’s South Bend Alternate site. Adam will be available for the Cubs tonight when they continue their three-game

Cubs announce roster moves for September 1

September 1, 2020

PITTSBURGH – The Chicago Cubs today announced the following roster moves: infielder Kris Bryant and outfielder Steven Souza Jr. have been activated off of the 10-day injured list while infielder/outfielder José Martínez, outfielder Cameron Maybin and left-handed pitcher Josh Osich have been added to the active roster. To make room

Cubs acquire LHP Andrew Chafin from Arizona

August 31, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today acquired left-handed pitcher Andrew Chafin and a cash consideration from the Arizona Diamondbacks for a player to be named or a cash consideration. To make room for Chafin on the 40-man roster, outfielder Ian Miller has been designated for assignment. Chafin, 30, is 10-12