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Chicago Cubs Active Roster

+ National League (MLB)
League: National League
Stat Years Available: 1871-2015
Team Location: Chicago,Illinois

Ballparks:  Wrigley Field (1927-2015), Cubs Park (1920-1926), Weeghman Park (1916-1919), West Side Park (1903-1915)

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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)  

Affiliate History
Historical Matchup:
  • Active rosters are generally set at 25 players and does not include injuries. On September 1, active rosters are expanded to a maximum of 40 players where the players on the active roster must be on the team's 40-man roster.
  • The 25man date column refers to the date the player was added to the 25-man roster for this team. The date does not consider injuries or minor league rehab stints as an interruption of this date. The date indicates that a player joined this team's active roster on xxxx-xx-xx date and was not demoted or on a different team since. TBC only started tracking daily roster movement since May of 2012.
  • PitchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Jake ArrietaSPActive29.1776-4225R-R2010BAL: 2007-5-1592013-07-02Traded from Orioles with Pedro Strop to Cubs for Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger
    Justin GrimmRPActive27.0146-4170R-R2012TEX: 2010-5-1662013-07-23Traded from Rangers with C.J. Edwards, Mike Olt and 2 PTBNL to Cubs for Matt Garza
    Jason HammelSPActive32.3626-6200R-R2006TBA: 2002-10-2842014-12-13Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($18m) Option year for 2017 $10m
    Dan HarenSPActive34.3476-5220R-R2003SLN: 2001-2-722015-07-31Traded from Marlins to Cubs for Elliot Soto and Ivan Pineyro
    Kyle HendricksSPActive25.2666-2175R-R2014TEX: 2011-8-2642012-07-31Traded from Rangers with Christian Villaneuva to Cubs for Ryan Dempster
    Tommy HunterRPActive29.0586-3255R-R2008TEX: 2007-1-542015-07-31Traded from Orioles to Cubs for Junior Lake
    Jon LesterSPActive31.2366-3200L-L2006BOS: 2002-2-572014-12-11Signed to 6-year contract for 2015-2020 ($155m) Vesting option year for 2021 @$25m
    Jason MotteRPDL-1533.0696-0200R-R2008SLN: 2003-19-5752014-12-20Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($4.5m) Incentives of $2.5m
    Neil RamirezRPDL-1526.0976-3185R-R2014TEX: 2007-1-442013-08-24Traded from Rangers to Cubs as PTBNL in Matt Garza deal
    Clayton RichardRPActive31.3536-5225L-L2008CHA: 2005-8-2452015-08-06Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($0m)
    Hector RondonRPActive27.1866-3165R-R2013UDFA2012-12-06Drafted from Indians by Cubs in Rule 5 Draft
    James RussellRPActive29.2346-4205L-L2010CHN: 2007-14-4272015-04-13Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    Rafael SorianoRPDL-1535.2556-1175R-R2002UDFA2015-06-09Signed to Minor League Contract
    Pedro StropRPActive30.0786-0160R-R2009UDFA2013-07-02Traded from Orioles with Jake Arrieta to Cubs for Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger
    Jacob TurnerSPActive24.1016-4205R-R2011DET: 2009-1-92014-08-08Traded from Marlins to Cubs for Tyler Bremer and Jose Arias
    Anthony VarvaroRPDL-6030.3036-0180R-R2010SEA: 2005-12-3532015-05-04Claimed off waivers from Red Sox by Cubs
    Travis WoodRPActive28.2056-0165R-L2010CIN: 2005-2-60Before May '12Optioned to Iowa (AAA)
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Miguel MonteroCActive33.0525-11180L-R2006UDFA2014-12-10Traded from Diamondbacks to Cubs for Jeferson Mejia and Zack Godley
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Kris Bryant3BActive23.2396-5205R-R2015CHN: 2013-1-2Before May '12
    Starlin Castro2B-SSActive25.1596-0150R-R2010UDFABefore May '12
    Chris Coghlan2B-RFActive30.0736-1190L-R2009FLO: 2006-1-362014-01-15Signed to Minor League Contract
    Jonathan Herrera3B-2BActive30.3005-9150B-R2008UDFA2014-12-05Signed to Minor League Contract
    Tommy La Stella2BActive26.2115-11190L-R2014ATL: 2011-8-2662014-11-17Traded from Braves to Cubs for Arodys Vizcaino. Teams also swapped Intl signing slots
    Anthony Rizzo1BActive26.0226-3220L-L2011BOS: 2007-6-204Before May '12
    Addison Russell2BActive21.2196-0215R-R2015OAK: 2012-1-112014-07-06Traded from Athletics with Billy McKinney, Dan Straily and PTBNL to Cubs for Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel
    Logan Watkins2BDL-6026.0015-11170L-R2013CHN: 2008-21-641Before May '12
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Chris DenorfiaLF-RFActive35.0466-1180R-R2005CIN: 2002-19-5552015-01-09Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.6m) $400k in incentives
    Dexter FowlerCFActive29.1616-5189B-R2008COL: 2004-14-4102015-01-20Traded from Astros to Cubs for Dan Straily and Luis Valbuena
    Jorge SolerRFDL-1523.1876-3205R-R2014UDFABefore May '12Signed to 9-year contract
    Matt SzczurLFActive26.0416-1190R-R2014CHN: 2010-5-160Before May '12
    Designated HittersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Kyle SchwarberDHActive22.1786-0230L-R2015CHN: 2014-1-4Before May '12Signed out of draft (Indiana)

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