Cubs Transactions

The Rundown – 12/14/16: Cubs Sign Three MiLB Pitchers, Finalize Uehara, Dodgers After Dozier

Here are today’s headlines for the Cubs and around the MLB: There was a trade between the Angles and Brewers yesterday; Jett Bandy went to Milwaukee in exchange for catcher Martin Maldonado and RHP Drew Gagnon. Very minor deal without any big names going from one side to other, this does very …

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Cubs Take Gamble on Lefty in Rule 5 Draft

Evaluating talent is a risky business. This week alone, we have seen many ways in which talent has been overvalued, undervalued, and maybe even pegged right on the nose. While trades and free-agent signings have been grabbing headlines throughout the Winter Meetings, Thursday’s Rule 5 Draft featured a few moves …

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Cubs Add Bullpen Depth, Acquire LHP Caleb Smith Through Rule 5 Draft; Lose Armando Rivero to Braves

The Chicago Cubs added LHP Caleb Smith from the Milwaukee Brewers today for cash considerations. Smith was drafted with the seventh overall pick in today’s Major League Rule 5 draft by the Brewers. He was drafted from the New York Yankees organization, who lost seven players in the Rule 5 …

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