The Chicago Cubs today recalled outfielder Jorge Soler and infielder Logan Watkins from Triple-A Iowa. Outfielder Justin Ruggiano has been placed on the 15-day disabled list (retro to August 23) with left ankle inflammation and outfielder Ryan Sweeney has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain.
The Chicago Cubs today placed shortstop Starlin Castro on the bereavement list and placed right-handed pitcher Edwin Jackson on the 15-day D.L. with a right lat strain. Infielder Logan Watkins and left-handed pitcher Zac Rosscup have been recalled from Triple-A Iowa.
As announced today by Major League Baseball, the Tuesday, August 19 game against the San Francisco Giants is scheduled to resume tomorrow at Wrigley Field. The game will resume at 4:05 p.m. CT with the Cubs batting in the bottom of the 5th inning.
The Chicago Cubs will host a six-game homestand vs. the San Francisco Giants and Baltimore Orioles August 19-24 while honoring the 1990s decade at Wrigley Field, which saw important moments like Kerry Wood's 20-strikeout game and the unveiling of Harry Caray's statue at the ballpark.
The Chicago Cubs today recalled right-handed pitcher Dan Straily from Triple-A Iowa and optioned outfielder Junior Lake to Iowa. Straily, who will wear uniform number 19, will make tonight's start against the New York Mets at Citi Field.
The Chicago Cubs will host a six-game homestand vs. the San Francisco Giants and Baltimore Orioles August 19-24 while honoring the 1990s decade at Wrigley Field, which saw important moments like Kerry Wood's 20-strikeout game and the unveiling of Harry Caray's statue at the ballpark. The team's throwback uniform, promotional giveaways, specialty food and beverage offerings and entertainment will mirror the sights and sounds of the 1990s at Wrigley Field as part of the season-long celebration of the ballpark's 100th birthday.
The Chicago Cubs today named Triple-A Iowa outfielder Jorge Soler and Single-A Kane County right-handed pitcher Jen-Ho Tseng the organization's minor league player and pitcher of the month for July, respectively.
The Chicago Cubs added left-handed pitcher Felix Doubront to the roster and today placed him on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain. To replace Doubront on the 25-man roster, the Cubs today recalled right-handed pitcher Blake Parker from Triple-A. Additionally, the club has selected the contract of infielder Chris Valaika.