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Chicago Cubs 40-man Roster (Current)

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League: National League
Stat Years Available: 1871-2016
Team Location: Chicago,Illinois

Ballparks:   Wrigley Field (1927-2016), Cubs Park (1920-1926), Weeghman Park (1916-1919), West Side Park (1903-1915)

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Organization Affiliates:MLB: Chicago Cubs (MLB-NL)   AAA: Iowa Cubs (PCL)   AA: Tennessee Smokies (Sou)   A+: Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Caro)   A: South Bend Cubs (Midw)   A-: Eugene Emeralds (Nwst)   Rk: Arizona Cubs (Ariz)   Rk: Dominican Cubs (DSL)  

Affiliate History
Historical Matchup:
  • Players in bold are on the active playing roster
  • The 40-man Date is only available for players who were not on the roster as of May 2012 which is when TBC started tracking 40-man roster daily movement.
  • Players listed on the 60-day DL or who are on restricted list are not considered as part of the roster.
  • The rosters are not updated in real-time. There's a lag of about 4-6 hours.
  • Pitchers
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Jake ArrietaSP30.3536-4225R-R2010-20164.1452005-20162013-07-02Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($10.7m) [Avoids arbitration]
    Dallas BeelerSPDL-6027.2556-5205R-R2014-20160.0502009-20162013-12-03Transferred to 60-day DL
    Aaron BrooksSPDL-6026.3016-4220R-R2014-20160.0702009-20162016-02-26Transferred to 60-day DL
    Jake BuchananSP27.1516-1221R-R2014-20160.1052008-20162016-09-01Contract purchased from minors
    Gerardo ConcepcionPMinors24.3586-2180L-L2016-20160.0002012-20162016-06-22Reinstated to active roster
    C.J. EdwardsRP25.1726-2155R-R2015-20160.0282012-20162014-11-21Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Justin GrimmRP28.1906-4170R-R2012-20162.1702008-20162013-07-23Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Jason HammelSP34.1736-6200R-R2006-20168.1532001-20162014-12-13Reinstated from bereavement list
    Kyle HendricksSP27.0776-2175R-R2014-20161.0812009-20162014-07-10Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Pierce JohnsonPMinors25.2886-1170R-R-0.0002010-20162015-11-22Activated from disabled list
    John LackeySPDL-1538.1226-6205R-R2002-201613.0951998-20162015-12-08DL-15 Strained right shoulder
    Jon LesterSP33.0466-3200L-L2006-20169.0752002-20162014-12-11Signed to 6-year contract for 2015-2020 ($155m) Vesting option year for 2021 @$25m
    Mike MontgomerySPMinors27.2366-5180L-L2015-20160.0892008-20162016-07-21Traded from Mariners with Jordan Pries to Cubs for Dan Vogelbach and Paul Blackburn
    Conor MulleeRP28.3636-4188R-R2016-20160.0002007-20162016-11-01Claimed off waivers from Yankees by Cubs
    Spencer PattonRP29.0026-2180R-R2014-20160.1062007-20162015-11-22Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Felix PenaRP26.3626-2186R-R2016-20160.0002010-20162016-08-19Contract purchased from minors
    Hector RondonCL28.3626-3165R-R2013-20163.0002006-20162014-06-02Activated from DL
    Zach RosscupRPDL-6028.2586-2205R-L2013-20161.1052009-20162013-09-03DL-60 Left shoulder inflammation
    Pedro StropRP31.2546-0160R-R2009-20164.1562003-20162013-07-02Activated from DL
    Rob ZastryznyRP24.3336-3193L-L2016-20160.0002011-20162016-08-19Contract purchased from minors
    Catchers
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Willson ContrerasC24.2856-1175R-R2016-20160.0002010-20162015-11-26Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Chris GimenezC34.0576-2190R-R2009-20163.1632002-20162016-05-05Traded from Rangers to Indians for cash
    Miguel MonteroC34.2285-11180L-R2006-20169.0312002-20162014-12-10Activated from DL
    Kyle SchwarberC-LF23.3546-0230L-R2015-20160.0862012-20162015-06-17Activated from DL
    Infielders
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Javier BaezSS24.0836-0180R-R2014-20160.0892011-20162014-08-05Activated from DL
    Kris Bryant3B25.0496-5205R-R2015-20160.1712011-20162015-04-17Contract purchased from minors
    Jeimer Candelario3BMinors23.0906-1180B-R2016-20160.0002011-20162015-11-26Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    Tommy La Stella3B28.0225-11190L-R2014-20161.1242008-20162016-07-07Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Anthony Rizzo1B27.1986-3220L-L2011-20163.1682007-2016Before May '12Signed to 7-year contract for 2013-2019 ($41m) Extension. Option years for 2020-2021
    Addison RussellSS23.0306-0215R-R2015-20160.1672012-20162015-04-21Primary position changed from 2B to SS
    Christian Villanueva3BDL-6025.2485-11160R-R2016-20160.0002010-20162012-11-21Transferred to 60-day DL
    Ben Zobrist2B-RF35.2726-3200B-R2006-20168.1342004-20162015-12-08Signed to 4-year contract for 2016-2019 ($56m) 10--16--12--12 $2m signing bonus.
    Outfielders
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Albert AlmoraCF22.3126-2180R-R2016-20160.0002012-20162016-06-08Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Dexter FowlerCF30.3376-5189B-R2008-20166.1682005-20162016-02-26Activated from DL
    Jason HeywardRF27.1976-4220L-L2010-20166.0002007-20162015-12-16Signed to 8-year contract for 2016-2023 ($184m) [Free agent] 15--21.5--21.5--20--21--21--22--22 Signing Bonus: $20m
    Jorge SolerLF24.3636-3205R-R2014-20161.0332012-2016Before May '12Activated from DL
    Matt SzczurLF27.2176-1190R-R2014-20160.1342009-2016Before May '12Activated from DL


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