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Chicago Cubs 40-man Roster (Current)

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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)

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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)   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
    Brett AndersonRP29.0536-4215L-L2009-20168.0002007-20162017-01-25Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3.5m)
    Jake ArrietaSP31.0196-4225R-R2010-20165.1452005-20162013-07-02Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($15.6375m) [Avoids arbitration]
    Aaron BrooksSPMinors26.3326-4220R-R2014-20151.0702009-20162016-02-26Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    Jake BuchananSPMinors27.1826-1221R-R2014-20160.1372008-20162016-09-01Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    Eddie ButlerRP26.0126-2165B-R2014-20161.0742010-20162017-01-31Traded from Rockies to Cubs for James Farris + Intl Bonus Slot)
    Wade DavisRP31.1996-5220R-R2009-20167.0322004-20162016-12-06Traded from Royals to Cubs for Jorge Soler
    Brian DuensingRP34.0315-11195L-L2009-20167.0552002-20162016-12-01Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m) [Free Agent]
    C.J. EdwardsRP25.2046-2155R-R2015-20160.1342012-20162014-11-21Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Justin GrimmRP28.2216-4170R-R2012-20163.1702008-20162013-07-23Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($1.825m) [Avoids arbitration]
    Kyle HendricksSP27.1086-2175R-R2014-20162.0812009-20162014-07-10Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Pierce JohnsonPMinors25.3206-1170R-R-0.0002010-20162015-11-22Activated from disabled list
    John LackeySP38.1536-6205R-R2002-201614.0951998-20162015-12-08Activated from DL
    Jack LeathersichRPMinors26.2545-11205R-L2015-20150.0912009-20162016-11-17Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    Jon LesterSP33.0786-3200L-L2006-201610.0752002-20162014-12-11Signed to 6-year contract for 2015-2020 ($155m) Vesting option year for 2021 @$25m
    Alec MillsRPMinors25.1166-3165R-R2016-20160.0222010-20162017-02-07Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    Mike MontgomerySPMinors27.2676-5180L-L2015-20161.0892008-20162016-07-21Traded from Mariners with Jordan Pries to Cubs for Dan Vogelbach and Paul Blackburn
    Felix PenaRPMinors27.0286-2186R-R2016-20160.0452010-20162016-08-19Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    Hector RondonCL29.0286-3165R-R2013-20164.0002006-20162014-06-02Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.8m) [Avoids arbitration]
    Jose RosarioP26.2086-1170R-R-0.0002009-20162016-11-08Contract purchased from minors
    Caleb SmithP25.2416-2185L-L-0.0002011-20162016-12-03Selected by Cubs from Yankees in Rule 5 draft
    Pedro StropRP31.2856-0160R-R2009-20165.1562003-20162013-07-02Signed 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 UeharaRP41.3576-2187R-R2009-20168.0001999-20162016-12-13Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($6m)
    Duane UnderwoodP Minors22.2486-2205R-R-0.0002012-20162016-11-17Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
    Rob ZastryznyRP24.3646-3193L-L2016-20160.0452011-20162016-08-19Contract purchased from minors
    Catchers
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Victor CaratiniC-IF23.2206-1195B-R-0.0002013-20162016-12-01Contract purchased from minors
    Willson ContrerasC24.3166-1175R-R2016-20160.1082010-20162015-11-26Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Miguel MonteroC34.2595-11180L-R2006-201610.0312002-20162014-12-10Activated from DL
    Kyle SchwarberC-LF24.0206-0230L-R2015-20161.0862012-20162015-06-17Activated from DL
    Infielders
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Javier BaezSS24.1146-0180R-R2014-20161.0892011-20162014-08-05Activated from DL
    Kris Bryant3B25.0816-5205R-R2015-20161.1712011-20162015-04-17Contract purchased from minors
    Jeimer Candelario3BMinors23.1216-1180B-R2016-20160.0062011-20162015-11-26Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    Tommy La Stella3B28.0535-11190L-R2014-20162.1022008-20162016-07-07Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Anthony Rizzo1B27.2296-3220L-L2011-20164.1682007-2016Before May '12Signed to 7-year contract for 2013-2019 ($41m) Extension. Option years for 2020-2021
    Addison RussellSS23.0616-0215R-R2015-20161.1672012-20162015-04-21Primary position changed from 2B to SS
    Ben Zobrist2B-RF35.3036-3200B-R2006-20169.1342004-20162015-12-08Signed to 4-year contract for 2016-2019 ($56m) 10--16--12--12 $2m signing bonus.
    Outfielders
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Albert AlmoraCF22.3436-2180R-R2016-20160.0732012-20162016-06-08Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Jacob HannemannCF25.3316-1190L-L-0.0002013-20162016-12-01Contract purchased from minors
    Jason HeywardRF27.2286-4220L-L2010-20167.0002007-20162015-12-16Signed to 8-year contract for 2016-2023 ($184m) [Free agent] 15--21.5--21.5--20--21--21--22--22 Signing Bonus: $20m
    Jon JayLF32.0105-11200L-L2010-20166.1342004-20162016-11-28Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($8m)
    Matt SzczurLF27.2486-1190R-R2014-20161.1342009-2016Before May '12Activated from DL


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