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Chicago Cubs Active Roster

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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:
  • 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 SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Jake ArrietaSPActive30.3556-4225R-R20104.145BAL: 2007-5-1592013-08-16Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Aaron BrooksSPActive26.3036-4220R-R20140.070KCA: 2011-9-2762016-04-03DL-15 Hip contusion
    Jake BuchananSPActive27.1536-1221R-R20140.105HOU: 2010-8-2432016-09-01Contract purchased from minors
    C.J. EdwardsRPActive25.1746-2155R-R20150.028TEX: 2011-48-14642016-06-21Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Justin GrimmRPActive28.1926-4170R-R20122.170TEX: 2010-5-1662016-08-03Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Kyle HendricksSPActive27.0796-2175R-R20141.081TEX: 2011-8-2642014-07-22Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    John LackeySPActive38.1246-6205R-R200213.095ANA: 1999-2-682015-12-08Signed to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($32m) 16--16
    Jon LesterSPActive33.0486-3200L-L20069.075BOS: 2002-2-572014-12-11Signed to 6-year contract for 2015-2020 ($155m) Vesting option year for 2021 @$25m
    Conor MulleeRPActive28.3656-4188R-R20160.000NYA: 2010-24-7452016-11-01Claimed off waivers from Yankees by Cubs
    Felix PenaRPActive26.3646-2186R-R20160.000UDFA2016-08-19Contract purchased from minors
    Hector RondonCLActive28.3646-3165R-R20133.000UDFA2012-12-06Drafted from Indians by Cubs in Rule 5 Draft
    Jose RosarioPActive26.1796-1170R-R-0.000UDFA2016-11-08Contract purchased from minors
    Zach RosscupRPActive28.2606-2205R-L20131.105TBA: 2009-28-8592015-09-07Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Pedro StropRPActive31.2566-0160R-R20094.156UDFA2013-07-02Traded from Orioles with Jake Arrieta to Cubs for Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger
    Rob ZastryznyRPActive24.3356-3193L-L20160.000CHN: 2013-2-412016-08-19Contract purchased from minors
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Willson ContrerasCActive24.2876-1175R-R20160.000UDFA2016-06-18Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Chris GimenezCActive34.0596-2190R-R20093.163CLE: 2004-19-5572016-05-05Traded from Rangers to Indians for cash
    Miguel MonteroCActive34.2305-11180L-R20069.031UDFA2014-12-10Traded from Diamondbacks to Cubs for Jeferson Mejia and Zack Godley
    Kyle SchwarberC-LFActive23.3566-0230L-R20150.086CHN: 2014-1-42015-07-11Placed on temporary inactive list
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Javier BaezSSActive24.0856-0180R-R20140.089CHN: 2011-1-92015-09-01Recalled from Arizona Cubs (Rk)
    Kris Bryant3BActive25.0516-5205R-R20150.171CHN: 2013-1-22015-04-17Contract purchased from minors
    Tommy La Stella3BActive28.0245-11190L-R20141.124ATL: 2011-8-2662016-08-31Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Anthony Rizzo1BActive27.2006-3220L-L20113.168BOS: 2007-6-2042012-06-26Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Addison RussellSSActive23.0326-0215R-R20150.167OAK: 2012-1-112015-04-21Contract purchased from minors
    Christian Villanueva3BActive25.2505-11160R-R20160.000UDFA2015-10-05Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Ben Zobrist2B-RFActive35.2746-3200B-R20068.134HOU: 2004-6-1842015-12-08Signed to 4-year contract for 2016-2019 ($56m) 10--16--12--12 $2m signing bonus.
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Albert AlmoraCFActive22.3146-2180R-R20160.000CHN: 2012-1-62016-09-06Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Jason HeywardRFActive27.1996-4220L-L20106.000ATL: 2007-1-142015-12-16Signed to 8-year contract for 2016-2023 ($184m) [Free agent] 15--21.5--21.5--20--21--21--22--22 Signing Bonus: $20m
    Jorge SolerLFActive24.3656-3205R-R20141.033UDFA2014-08-27Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Matt SzczurLFActive27.2196-1190R-R20140.134CHN: 2010-5-1602015-08-28Recalled from Iowa (AAA)


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