Cubs Press Releases
Cubs reduce spring roster to 36 players
The Chicago Cubs have assigned six players to minor league camp and granted right-handed pitcher Jim Henderson his release, reducing their spring roster from 43 to 36 players.
Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts releases statement on passing of Dallas Green
Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts has released the following statement on the passing today of former general manager Dallas Green.
Cubs reduce spring roster to 43 players
Right-handed pitchers Pierce Johnson and Felix Pena, catcher Victor Caratini and outfielder Jacob Hannemann have been optioned to Triple-A Iowa.
Cubs reduce spring roster to 50 players
The Chicago Cubs today assigned nine players to minor league camp and released right-handed pitcher Maikel Cleto, reducing their spring roster from 60 to 50 players.
Cubs agree to terms with 25 players on 2017 contracts
The Chicago Cubs have agreed to 2017 contract terms with 25 players on their 40-man roster with zero-to-three years of major league service. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.
Cubs reduce spring roster to 60 players
The Chicago Cubs have assigned six players to minor league camp, reducing their spring roster from 66 to 60 players.
Chicago Cubs announce Championship Ring Bearer Fan Contest winners
The Chicago Cubs today announced the winners of the Championship Ring Bearer Fan Contest that provides 20 dedicated fans the opportunity to present Cubs players and coaches their 2016 World Series rings on the field during the team's ring ceremony game Wednesday, April 12, at Wrigley Field.
Cubs, RHP Pedro Strop agree to 2018 contract extension with club option for 2019
Since joining the Cubs, Strop leads all National League relief pitchers with a .173 batting average against, ranks second in holds, ranks third-lowest with a .530 opponent OPS, is tied for third in WHIP and ranks fourth with an average of 10.82 strikeouts per nine innings.
Cubs announce 2017 promotional item schedule featuring more than 40 giveaways
The Chicago Cubs today announced the 2017 promotional item schedule for home games at Wrigley Field, featuring commemorative 2016 World Series items including a replica pennant, banner and World Series Trophy, plus classic items like bobbleheads, caps, shirts and flags. Starting today at noon CST through Wednesday, February 22, at 11:59 p.m. CST, fans can purchase tickets to regular season home games during the online Mastercard® Presale at www.cubs.com. Tickets are available through the general on-sale beginning Friday, February 24, at 10 a.m. at www.cubs.com, the MLB.com Ballpark app or by calling 800-THE-CUBS (800-843-2827).