Cubs Transactions

Jeimer Candelario, Six Others Trimmed from Roster

The Cubs announced Thursday afternoon that they’d assigned six players to minor league camp and granted one more his release, thereby reducing the roster from 43 to 36 players. Jim Henderson was released while right-handed pitchers Williams Perez and Dylan Floro, as well as left-handed pitcher David Rollins (all non-roster invitees), were reassigned. …

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The Rundown: MLB Mulls Beer-League Contrivances, Cubs Trade Donnie Dewees for Alec Mills, Brian Wilson Attempting Comeback

With a few possible exceptions, nothing good ever comes from “Let’s see what it looks like.” But that’s how Joe Torre, MLB’s Chief Baseball Officer, chose to lead off his justification for implementing experimental extra-innings rules in rookie ball for the coming season. Already part of international play, the proposed changes …

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Cubs Acquire RHP Alec Mills from Royals for OF Donnie Dewees

The Cubs traded have acquired 25-year-old righty Alec Mills from the Royals in exchange for 2015 second-round draftee Donnie Dewees, the team announced Wednesday evening. Mills, a starting pitcher, was recently DFA’d by the Royals to clear space on the 40-man roster (necessitated by the Jason Hammel signing), prompting the …

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The Rundown: Hammel and Wood Possibly Nearing Deals, Theo Epstein Goes BAM, Minor Cubs Transactions

Though I certainly don’t begrudge guys getting their paper, part of me is going to be upset when Jason Hammel and Travis Wood eventually sign elsewhere. After all, some of my most popular work has been generated by the mystery surrounding the courtship, or lack thereof, of both former Cubs. …

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