Cubs Press Releases
Chicago Cubs return home on Memorial Day
The Chicago Cubs return home on Memorial Day to host the Washington Nationals May 25-27 and Kansas City Royals May 29-31.
Cubs select contract of Baxter, recall Lake, activate Wada
The Chicago Cubs have selected the contract of infielder/outfielder Mike Baxter from Triple-A Iowa, recalled outfielder Junior Lake from Triple-A and activated left-handed pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada from the 15-day disabled list. Left-handed pitcher Phil Coke has been designated for assignment and right-handed pitcher Brian Schlitter has been optioned to Triple-A. Additionally, the Cubs have activated right-handed pitcher Dallas Beeler off of the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A.
Theo Epstein's Hot Stove Cool Music Heats Up With Special Guest
Music and baseball will be in the same lineup again at Wrigleyville's Metro, Thursday, July 9, when Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein, Hall of Fame baseball writer Peter Gammons and Cubs broadcaster Len Kasper join an all-star lineup of musicians and personalities for the fourth annual Hot Stove Cool Music Chicago benefit concert.
Cubs acquire RHP Medina from Seattle for catcher Castillo
The Chicago Cubs today acquired right-handed pitcher Yoervis Medina from the Seattle Mariners for catcher Welington Castillo. Medina will report to Triple-A Iowa.
Cubs recall RHP Brian Schlitter, option of Matt Szczur to Triple-A Iowa
The Chicago Cubs today recalled right-handed pitcher Brian Schlitter from Triple-A Iowa and optioned outfielder Matt Szczur to Triple-A.
Wrigley Field's Budweiser Bleachers to open May 11-17
The Chicago Cubs return home to host the New York Mets May 11-14 and the Pittsburgh Pirates May 15-17, while many Cubs fans will make their return to the Budweiser Bleachers for the first time during the 2015 season.
Cubs-Cardinals rescheduled for Tuesday, July 7
The April 7 game between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals that was postponed due to weather is scheduled to be made up Tuesday, July 7, as the first game of a split doubleheader at Wrigley Field. The makeup game will be played at 12:20 p.m. and will be followed by the regularly scheduled game at 7:05 p.m.
Cubs activate RHP Justin Grimm from 15-day D.L.
The Chicago Cubs today activated right-handed pitcher Justin Grimm off the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Matt Szczur from Triple-A Iowa. Outfielder Junior Lake has been optioned to Triple-A and right-handed pitcher Anthony Varvaro has been designated for assignment.
Cubs select LHP James Russell from Triple-A, add RHP Anthony Varvaro to roster
The Chicago Cubs today selected the contract of left-handed pitcher James Russell from Triple-A Iowa and added right-handed pitcher Anthony Varvaro to the 25-man roster. The Cubs placed outfielder Chris Denorfia on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain and optioned right-handed pitcher Gonzalez Germen to Triple-A. To make room for Russell on the 40-man roster, right-handed pitcher Blake Parker was designated for assignment.