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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 ArrietaSP31.1656-4225R-R2010-20175.1452005-20172013-07-02Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($15.6375m) [Avoids arbitration]
    Aaron BrooksSPMinors27.1136-4220R-R2014-20151.0702009-20172016-02-26Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    Eddie ButlerRPDL-726.1586-2165B-R2014-20171.0742010-20172017-01-31DL-7 Injured
    Wade DavisCL31.3456-5220R-R2009-20177.0322004-20172016-12-06Reinstated from paternity leave list
    Brian DuensingRP34.1775-11195L-L2009-20177.0552002-20172016-12-01Activated from DL
    C.J. EdwardsRP25.3506-2155R-R2015-20170.1342012-20172014-11-21Reinstated from Bereavement list
    Seth FrankoffPMinors28.3566-5190R-R2017-20170.0002007-20172017-06-08Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    Justin GrimmRP29.0026-4170R-R2012-20173.1702008-20172013-07-23Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Kyle HendricksSP27.2546-2175R-R2014-20172.0812009-20172014-07-10Activated from DL
    Pierce JohnsonPMinors26.1006-1170R-R2017-20170.0002010-20172015-11-22Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    John LackeySP38.2996-6205R-R2002-201714.0951998-20172015-12-08Activated from DL
    Jack LeathersichRPMinors27.0355-11205R-L2015-20170.0912009-20172016-11-17Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    Jon LesterSP33.2246-3200L-L2006-201710.0752002-20172014-12-11Signed to 6-year contract for 2015-2020 ($155m) Vesting option year for 2021 @$25m
    Alec MillsRPDL-725.2626-3165R-R2016-20160.0222010-20172017-02-07DL-7 Injured
    Mike MontgomeryRP28.0486-5180L-L2015-20171.0892008-20172016-07-21Traded from Mariners with Jordan Pries to Cubs for Dan Vogelbach and Paul Blackburn
    Felix PenaRPMinors27.1746-2186R-R2016-20170.0452010-20172016-08-19Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    Jose QuintanaSP28.2066-0170L-L2012-20174.1332010-20172017-07-13Traded from White Sox to Cube for Eloy Jimenez, Matt Rose, Dylan Cease and Bryant Flete
    Hector RondonRP29.1746-3165R-R2013-20174.0002006-20172014-06-02Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.8m) [Avoids arbitration]
    Jose RosarioPDL-726.3546-1170R-R-0.0002009-20172016-11-08DL-7 Injured
    Pedro StropRP32.0666-0160R-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
    Koji UeharaRPDL-1042.1376-2187R-R2009-20178.0001999-20172016-12-13DL-10 Neck stiffness
    Duane UnderwoodP Minors23.0296-2205R-R-0.0002012-20172016-11-17Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
    Justin WilsonRP30.0006-2210L-L2012-20174.0352006-20172017-07-31Traded by Tigers with Alex Avila to Cubs for Isaac Paredes and Jeimer Candelario
    Rob ZastryznyRPMinors25.1456-3193L-L2016-20170.0452011-20172016-08-19Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    Catchers
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Alex AvilaC30.2015-11210L-R2009-20177.0612006-20172017-07-31Traded by Tigers with Justin Wilson to Cubs for Isaac Paredes and Jeimer Candelario
    Victor CaratiniC-IF24.0016-1195B-R2017-20170.0002013-20172016-12-01Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Willson ContrerasCDL-1025.0976-1175R-R2016-20170.1082010-20172015-11-26DL-10 Strained right hamstring
    Mark ZagunisCDL-724.1946-0195R-R2017-20170.0002012-20172017-06-22DL-7 Injured
    Infielders
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Javier BaezSS24.2606-0180R-R2014-20171.0892011-20172014-08-05Activated from DL
    Kris Bryant3B25.2276-5205R-R2015-20171.1712011-20172015-04-17Contract purchased from minors
    Tommy La Stella3B28.1995-11190L-R2014-20172.1022008-20172016-07-07Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Anthony Rizzo1B28.0106-3220L-L2011-20174.1682007-2017Before May '12Signed to 7-year contract for 2013-2019 ($41m) Extension. Option years for 2020-2021
    Addison RussellSSDL-1023.2076-0215R-R2015-20171.1672012-20172015-04-21DL-10 Strained right foot
    Outfielders
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Albert AlmoraCF23.1246-2180R-R2016-20170.0732012-20172016-06-08Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Jacob HannemannCFMinors26.1116-1190L-L-0.0002013-20172016-12-01Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    Ian HappOF23.0065-11192B-R2017-20170.0002013-20172017-05-13Contract purchased from minors
    Jason HeywardRF-CFDL-1028.0096-4220L-L2010-20177.0002007-20172015-12-16Assigned to South Bend (A) for rehab
    Jon JayCF32.1565-11200L-L2010-20176.1342004-20172016-11-28Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($8m)
    Kyle SchwarberLF24.1666-0230L-R2015-20171.0862012-20172015-06-17Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Ben ZobristRF-2B36.0846-3200B-R2006-20179.1342004-20172015-12-08Activated from DL


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