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Jon Lester is currently on the Chicago Cubs roster.
The grid below represents the Current Active Team Roster as is stands today. The roster will be updated each morning. During the off-season, minor league rosters may be somewhat irrelevant since players are usually reassigned in the spring.

Current ManagerJoe Maddon

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Current Chicago Cubs Roster

Top Remove Injured Players 1st Round Draft Picks Recent Transaction
PITCHERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationDateLast Transaction
Dario AlvarezRPActiveY6-1 170 L-L 1989-01-17 29.032Santiago,Dom Rep MLB2013-20172014-2017
2007-   UDFA-PHI
2017-11-30Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Adbert AlzolayPActiveY6-0 179 R-R 1995-03-01 22.354Puerto Ordaz,Venezuela AA2014-2017-   2017-11-20Contract purchased from minors
Steven CishekCLActiveY6-6 200 R-R 1986-06-18 31.245East Falmouth,Massachusetts MLB2005-20172010-2017
2007- 5- 166-FLO
2017-12-15Signed to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($13m) [Free Agent]
Yu DarvishSPActiveY6-5 190 R-R 1986-08-16 31.186Osaka,Japan MLB2005-20172012-2017
2012-   UDFA-TEX
2018-02-10Signed to 6-year contract for 2018-2023 ($126m) Opt-out clause after 2019
Oscar De La CruzpActiveY6-4 200 R-R 1995-03-04 22.351La Romana,Dom Rep A+2013-2017-
2012-   UDFA-CHN
2017-11-20Contract purchased from minors
Brian DuensingRPActiveY5-11 195 L-L 1983-02-22 34.361Marysville,Kansas MLB2002-20172009-2017
2005- 3-  84-MIN
2018-01-15Signed to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($7m) [Free Agent]
Carl EdwardsRPActiveY6-2 155 R-R 1991-09-03 26.168Newberry,South Carolina MLB2012-20172015-2017
2011-48-1464-TEX
2017-04-17Reinstated from Bereavement list
Luke FarrellpActiveY6-6 200 R-R 1991-06-07 26.256Westlake,Ohio MLB2010-20172017-2017
2013- 6- 174-KCA
2017-10-04Claimed off waivers from Reds by Cubs
Justin GrimmRPActiveY6-4 170 R-R 1988-08-16 29.186Bristol,Virginia MLB2008-20172012-2017
2010- 5- 166-TEX
2018-02-08Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($2.2m) [Lost arbitration case] Wanted $2.475m
Kyle HendricksSPActiveY6-2 175 R-R 1989-12-07 28.073Newport Beach,California MLB2009-20172014-2017
2011- 8- 264-TEX
2018-01-12Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($4.175m) [Avoids arbitration]
Jon LesterSPActiveY6-3 200 L-L 1984-01-07 34.042Tacoma,Washington MLB2002-20172006-2017
2002- 2-  57-BOS
2017-09-01Activated from DL
Dillon MaplesPActiveY6-2 195 R-R 1992-05-09 25.285West End,North Carolina MLB2012-20172017-2017
2011-14- 429-CHN
2017-09-01Contract purchased from minors
Cory MazzoniRPActiveY6-1 189 R-R 1989-10-19 28.122Evans City,Pennsylvania MLB2009-20172015-2017
2011- 2-  71-NYN
2017-11-06Claimed off waivers from Padres by Cubs
Mike MontgomeryRPActiveY6-5 180 L-L 1989-07-01 28.232Valencia,California MLB2008-20172015-2017
2008- 1-  36-KCA
2015-10-05Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Brandon MorrowRPActiveY6-3 175 R-R 1984-07-26 33.207Santa Rosa,California MLB2004-20172007-2017
2006- 1-   5-SEA
2017-12-12Signed to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($21m) [Free Agent] 9--9 Vesting option for 2020 @$12m
Jose QuintanaSPActiveY6-0 170 L-L 1989-01-24 29.025Arjona,Colombia MLB2010-20172012-2017
2006-   UDFA-NYN
2017-07-13Traded from White Sox to Cubs for Eloy Jimenez, Matt Rose, Dylan Cease and Bryant Flete
Randy RosarioPActiveY6-0 160 L-L 1994-05-18 23.276Nagua,Dom Rep MLB2011-20172017-2017
2010-   UDFA-MIN
2017-11-03Claimed off waivers from Twins by Cubs
Drew SmylySPDL-60N6-3 190 L-L 1989-06-13 28.250Little Rock,Arkansas MLB2009-20162012-2016
2010- 2-  68-DET
2018-02-16DL-60 Tommy John Surgery
Pedro StropRPActiveY6-0 160 R-R 1985-06-13 32.250San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB2003-20172009-2017
2002-   UDFA-COL
2017-02-23Signed to 2-year contract for 2017-2018 ($11.35m) [Extension] Club 5.5--5.85 Club option for 2019 at $6.25m with $0.5m buyout. Replaces existing contract
Jen-Ho TsengPActiveY6-1 210 L-R 1994-10-03 23.138Kaohsiung City,Taiwan MLB2014-20172017-2017
2013-   UDFA-CHN
2017-09-12Contract purchased from minors
Justin WilsonRPActiveY6-2 210 L-L 1987-08-18 30.184Orange,California MLB2006-20172012-2017
2008- 5- 144-PIT
2018-01-12Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($4.25m) [Avoids arbitration]
Rob ZastryznyRPActiveY6-3 193 L-L 1992-03-26 25.329Edmonton,Alberta MLB2011-20172016-2017
2013- 2-  41-CHN
2017-09-03Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
CATCHERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationDateLast Transaction
Victor CaratiniC-IFActiveY6-1 195 B-R 1993-08-17 24.185Coamo,Puerto Rico MLB2013-20172017-2017
2013- 2-  65-ATL
2017-09-01Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Willson ContrerasCActiveY6-1 175 R-R 1992-05-13 25.281Puerto Cabello,Venezuela MLB2010-20172016-2017
2009-   UDFA-CHN
2017-09-16Suspended 2 games for outburst vs umpire
INFIELDERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationDateLast Transaction
Javier Baez2BActiveY6-0 180 R-R 1992-12-01 25.079Toa Baja,Puerto Rico MLB2011-20172014-2017
2011- 1-   9-CHN
2016-04-16Activated from DL
David BoteSS ActiveY5-11 170 R-R 1993-04-07 24.317Thornton,Colorado AAA2012-2017-
2012-18- 554-CHN
2017-11-20Contract purchased from minors
Kris Bryant3BActiveY6-5 205 R-R 1992-01-04 26.045Las Vegas,Nevada MLB2011-20172015-2017
2013- 1-   2-CHN
2018-01-12Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($10.85m) [Avoids arbitration]
Tommy La Stella3BActiveY5-11 190 L-R 1989-01-31 29.018Closter,New Jersey MLB2008-20172014-2017
2011- 8- 266-ATL
2018-01-12Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($0.95m) [Avoids arbitration]
Anthony Rizzo1BActiveY6-3 220 L-L 1989-08-08 28.194Fort Lauderdale,Florida MLB2007-20172011-2017
2007- 6- 204-BOS
2013-05-13Signed to 7-year contract for 2013-2019 ($41m) Extension. Option years for 2020-2021
Addison RussellSSActiveY6-0 215 R-R 1994-01-23 24.026Pace,Florida MLB2012-20172015-2017
2012- 1-  11-OAK
2018-01-12Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($3.2m) [Avoids arbitration]
OUTFIELDERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationDateLast Transaction
Albert AlmoraRFActiveY6-2 180 R-R 1994-04-16 23.308Hialeah,Florida MLB2012-20172016-2017
2012- 1-   6-CHN
2016-09-06Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Ian HappofActiveY5-11 192 B-R 1994-08-12 23.190Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB2013-20172017-2017
2015- 1-   9-CHN
2017-05-13Contract purchased from minors
Jason HeywardRF-CFActiveY6-4 220 L-L 1989-08-09 28.193McDonough,Georgia MLB2007-20172010-2017
2007- 1-  14-ATL
2017-10-10Activated from DL
Kyle SchwarberLFActiveY6-0 230 L-R 1993-03-05 24.350Middletown,Ohio MLB2012-20172015-2017
2014- 1-   4-CHN
2017-07-05Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Ben ZobristRF-2BActiveY6-3 200 B-R 1981-05-26 36.268Eureka,Illinois MLB2004-20172006-2017
2004- 6- 184-HOU
2017-07-01Activated from DL