Making room for Alcantara

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As you know, Arismendy Alcantara‘s stay with the Chicago Cubs has been extended at least to the All-Star Break.  At the break, he may or may not be sent back down to Iowa to get more daily at-bats in and to participate in the AAA All-Star Game (we’ll see, I Continue reading Making room for Alcantara

Latest Cubs Injury Comes at “Perfect” Time

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Tonight, Ryan Sweeney is playing in his third rehab game with the Kane County Cougars, which will likely be his last one. Going into the game, the big question was who would be removed from the 25 man roster in order to make room for him. One of the obvious Continue reading Latest Cubs Injury Comes at “Perfect” Time

Does adding Julio Borbon mean the end of the southpaw lineup?

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The Cubs claimed speedy centerfielder Julio Borbon off of waivers yesterday. Borbon made himself known amongst the Cubs faithful by being caught stealing to end the game. Prior to that there was a lot of speculation about the roster move to clear a space on both the 40 man and Continue reading Does adding Julio Borbon mean the end of the southpaw lineup?

First Roster Shuffle or Why God is Kevin Gregg Back?

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The Chicago Cubs have made their first dramatic roster shakeup before the game against the Texas Rangers. The Cubs added two relievers on Sunday, and both Kevin Gregg and Kameron Loe are going to be added to the bullpen. Kameron Loe was not a surprise because he was added on Continue reading First Roster Shuffle or Why God is Kevin Gregg Back?

Wheelin’ and Dealin’ While Waiting For Their Next Big Opportunity

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We open with a tweet from intrepid Cubs beat reporter Carrie Muskat: With recent moves, addition of RHP Gutierrez, #Cubs 40-man roster now at 33. Plenty of room Garza, Vizcaino, Stewart still on 60 day DL. Their status will be updated between now and 5 days after World Series ends   The Continue reading Wheelin’ and Dealin’ While Waiting For Their Next Big Opportunity