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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)
    Brett AndersonRPActive29.0536-4215L-L20098.000ARI: 2006-2-552017-01-25Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3.5m)
    Jake ArrietaSPActive31.0196-4225R-R20105.145BAL: 2007-5-1592013-08-16Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Eddie ButlerRPActive26.0126-2165B-R20141.074COL: 2012-1-462017-01-31Traded from Rockies to Cubs for James Farris + Intl Bonus Slot)
    Wade DavisRPActive31.1996-5220R-R20097.032TBA: 2004-3-752016-12-06Traded from Royals to Cubs for Jorge Soler
    Brian DuensingRPActive34.0315-11195L-L20097.055MIN: 2005-3-842016-12-01Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m) [Free Agent]
    C.J. EdwardsRPActive25.2046-2155R-R20150.134TEX: 2011-48-14642016-06-21Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Justin GrimmRPActive28.2216-4170R-R20123.170TEX: 2010-5-1662016-08-03Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Kyle HendricksSPActive27.1086-2175R-R20142.081TEX: 2011-8-2642014-07-22Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    John LackeySPActive38.1536-6205R-R200214.095ANA: 1999-2-682015-12-08Signed to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($32m) 16--16
    Jon LesterSPActive33.0786-3200L-L200610.075BOS: 2002-2-572014-12-11Signed to 6-year contract for 2015-2020 ($155m) Vesting option year for 2021 @$25m
    Hector RondonCLActive29.0286-3165R-R20134.000UDFA2012-12-06Drafted from Indians by Cubs in Rule 5 Draft
    Jose RosarioPActive26.2086-1170R-R-0.000UDFA2016-11-08Contract purchased from minors
    Caleb SmithPActive25.2416-2185L-L-0.000NYA: 2013-14-4342016-12-03Selected by Cubs from Yankees in Rule 5 draft
    Pedro StropRPActive31.2856-0160R-R20095.156UDFA2013-07-02Traded from Orioles with Jake Arrieta to Cubs for Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger
    Koji UeharaRPActive41.3576-2187R-R20098.000UDFA2016-12-13Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($6m)
    Rob ZastryznyRPActive24.3646-3193L-L20160.045CHN: 2013-2-412016-08-19Contract purchased from minors
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Victor CaratiniC-IFActive23.2206-1195B-R-0.000ATL: 2013-2-652016-12-01Contract purchased from minors
    Willson ContrerasCActive24.3166-1175R-R20160.108UDFA2016-06-18Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Miguel MonteroCActive34.2595-11180L-R200610.031UDFA2014-12-10Traded from Diamondbacks to Cubs for Jeferson Mejia and Zack Godley
    Kyle SchwarberC-LFActive24.0206-0230L-R20151.086CHN: 2014-1-42015-07-11Placed on temporary inactive list
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Javier BaezSSActive24.1146-0180R-R20141.089CHN: 2011-1-92015-09-01Recalled from Arizona Cubs (Rk)
    Kris Bryant3BActive25.0816-5205R-R20151.171CHN: 2013-1-22015-04-17Contract purchased from minors
    Tommy La Stella3BActive28.0535-11190L-R20142.102ATL: 2011-8-2662016-08-31Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Anthony Rizzo1BActive27.2296-3220L-L20114.168BOS: 2007-6-2042012-06-26Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Addison RussellSSActive23.0616-0215R-R20151.167OAK: 2012-1-112015-04-21Contract purchased from minors
    Ben Zobrist2B-RFActive35.3036-3200B-R20069.134HOU: 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 AlmoraCFActive22.3436-2180R-R20160.073CHN: 2012-1-62016-09-06Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Jacob HannemannCFActive25.3316-1190L-L-0.000CHN: 2013-3-752016-12-01Contract purchased from minors
    Jason HeywardRFActive27.2286-4220L-L20107.000ATL: 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
    Jon JayLFActive32.0105-11200L-L20106.134SLN: 2006-2-742016-11-28Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($8m)
    Matt SzczurLFActive27.2486-1190R-R20141.134CHN: 2010-5-1602015-08-28Recalled from Iowa (AAA)


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