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Chicago Cubs 40-man Roster (Current)

+ National League (MLB)
League: National League
Stat Years Available: 1871-2017
Team Location: Chicago,Illinois

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

Franchise Changes
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Trades History | Hit for Cycle | No-Hitters

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)   Rk: Dominican Cubs 2 (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 ArrietaSP31.2266-4225R-R2010-20175.1452005-20172013-07-02Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($15.6375m) [Avoids arbitration]
    Eddie ButlerRPMinors26.2196-2165B-R2014-20171.0742010-20172017-01-31Activated from disabled list
    Wade DavisCL32.0416-5220R-R2009-20177.0322004-20172016-12-06Reinstated from paternity leave list
    Brian DuensingRP34.2385-11195L-L2009-20177.0552002-20172016-12-01Activated from DL
    C.J. EdwardsRP26.0456-2155R-R2015-20170.1342012-20172014-11-21Reinstated from Bereavement list
    Luke FarrellP26.1336-6200R-R2017-20170.0002010-20172017-10-04Claimed off waivers from Reds by Cubs
    Justin GrimmRP29.0636-4170R-R2012-20173.1702008-20172013-07-23Activated from DL
    Kyle HendricksSP27.3156-2175R-R2014-20172.0812009-20172014-07-10Activated from DL
    John LackeySP38.3606-6205R-R2002-201714.0951998-20172015-12-08Activated from DL
    Jon LesterSP33.2856-3200L-L2006-201710.0752002-20172014-12-11Activated from DL
    Dillon MaplesP25.1626-2195R-R2017-20170.0002012-20172017-09-01Contract purchased from minors
    Alec MillsRPMinors25.3236-3165R-R2016-20160.0222010-20172017-02-07Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
    Mike MontgomeryRP28.1096-5180L-L2015-20171.0892008-20172016-07-21Traded from Mariners with Jordan Pries to Cubs for Dan Vogelbach and Paul Blackburn
    Jose QuintanaSP28.2676-0170L-L2012-20174.1332010-20172017-07-13Traded from White Sox to Cube for Eloy Jimenez, Matt Rose, Dylan Cease and Bryant Flete
    Hector RondonRP29.2356-3165R-R2013-20174.0002006-20172014-06-02Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.8m) [Avoids arbitration]
    Jose RosarioPMinors27.0506-1170R-R-0.0002009-20172016-11-08Activated from disabled list
    Pedro StropRP32.1276-0160R-R2009-20175.1562003-20172013-07-02Signed 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 TsengP23.0156-1210L-R2017-20170.0002014-20172017-09-12Contract purchased from minors
    Koji UeharaRP42.1986-2187R-R2009-20178.0001999-20172016-12-13Activated from DL
    Duane UnderwoodP Minors23.0906-2205R-R-0.0002012-20172016-11-17Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
    Justin WilsonRP30.0616-2210L-L2012-20174.0352006-20172017-07-31Traded by Tigers with Alex Avila to Cubs for Isaac Paredes and Jeimer Candelario
    Rob ZastryznyRP25.2066-3193L-L2016-20170.0452011-20172016-08-19Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Catchers
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Alex AvilaC30.2625-11210L-R2009-20177.0612006-20172017-07-31Traded by Tigers with Justin Wilson to Cubs for Isaac Paredes and Jeimer Candelario
    Victor CaratiniC-IF24.0626-1195B-R2017-20170.0002013-20172016-12-01Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Willson ContrerasC25.1586-1175R-R2016-20170.1082010-20172015-11-26Suspended 2 games for outburst vs umpire
    Taylor DavisC27.3245-11190R-R2017-20170.0002009-20172017-09-05Contract purchased from minors
    Rene RiveraC34.0795-10190R-R2004-20175.0702001-20172017-08-19Claimed off waivers from Mets by Cubs
    Mark ZagunisCMinors24.2556-0195R-R2017-20170.0002012-20172017-06-22Activated from disabled list
    Infielders
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Javier Baez2B24.3216-0180R-R2014-20171.0892011-20172014-08-05Activated from DL
    Kris Bryant3B25.2886-5205R-R2015-20171.1712011-20172015-04-17Contract purchased from minors
    Mike Freeman1B30.0756-0170L-R2016-20170.0382007-20172017-09-01Contract purchased from minors
    Tommy La Stella3B28.2605-11190L-R2014-20172.1022008-20172016-07-07Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Anthony Rizzo1B28.0716-3220L-L2011-20174.1682007-2017Before May '12Signed to 7-year contract for 2013-2019 ($41m) Extension. Option years for 2020-2021
    Addison RussellSS23.2686-0215R-R2015-20171.1672012-20172015-04-21Activated from DL
    Outfielders
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Albert AlmoraRF23.1856-2180R-R2016-20170.0732012-20172016-06-08Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Ian HappOF23.0675-11192B-R2017-20170.0002013-20172017-05-13Contract purchased from minors
    Jason HeywardRF-CFDL-1028.0706-4220L-L2010-20177.0002007-20172015-12-16Assigned to South Bend (A) for rehab
    Jon JayCF32.2175-11200L-L2010-20176.1342004-20172016-11-28Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($8m)
    Leonys MartinCF29.2266-1180L-R2011-20174.0782011-20172017-09-02Contract purchased from minors
    Kyle SchwarberLF24.2276-0230L-R2015-20171.0862012-20172015-06-17Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Ben ZobristRF-2B36.1456-3200B-R2006-20179.1342004-20172015-12-08Activated from DL


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