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Chicago Cubs Active Roster

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League: National League
Stat Years Available: 1871-2014
Team Location: Chicago,Illinois

Ballparks:  Wrigley Field (1927-2014), 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+: Daytona Cubs (FSL)   A: Kane County Cougars (Midw)   A-: Boise Hawks (Nwst)   Rk: Arizona Cubs (Ariz)   Rk: Dominican Cubs (DSL)  
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  • 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 ArrietaSPActive28.2906-4225R-R2010BAL: 2007-5-1592013-07-02Traded from Orioles with Pedro Strop to Cubs for Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger
    Felix DoubrontSPActive27.0596-2166L-L2010UDFA2014-07-30Traded from Red Sox to Cubs for PTBNL
    C.J. EdwardsPActive23.1096-2155R-R-TEX: 2011-48-14642013-07-22Traded from Rangers with Mike Olt, Justin Grimm and 2 PTBNL to Cubs for Matt Garza
    Justin GrimmSPActive26.1276-4170R-R2012TEX: 2010-5-1662013-07-23Traded from Rangers with C.J. Edwards, Mike Olt and 2 PTBNL to Cubs for Matt Garza
    Jason HammelSPActive32.1106-6200R-R2006TBA: 2002-10-2842014-12-13Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($18m) Option year for 2017 $10m
    Kyle HendricksPActive25.0146-2175R-R2014TEX: 2011-8-2642012-07-31Traded from Rangers with Christian Villaneuva to Cubs for Ryan Dempster
    Edwin JacksonSPActive31.1036-3190R-R2003LAN: 2001-6-1902013-01-02Signed to 4-year contract for 2013-2016 ($52m)
    Eric JokischPActive25.1456-2175R-L2014CHN: 2010-11-340Before May '12
    Jon LesterSPActive30.3496-3200L-L2006BOS: 2002-2-572014-12-11Signed to 6-year contract for 2015-2020 ($155m) Vesting option year for 2021 @$25m
    Jason MotteCLActive32.1826-0200R-R2008SLN: 2003-19-5752014-12-20Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($4.5m) Incentives of $2.5m
    Blake ParkerRPActive29.1856-3200R-R2012CHN: 2006-16-4792013-04-06Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    Neil RamirezPActive25.2106-3185R-R2014TEX: 2007-1-442013-08-24Traded from Rangers to Cubs as PTBNL in Matt Garza deal
    Hector RondonRPActive26.2996-3165R-R2013UDFA2012-12-06Drafted from Indians by Cubs in Rule 5 Draft
    Zach RosscupPActive26.1956-2205R-L2013TBA: 2009-28-859Before May '12
    Brian SchlitterPActive29.0006-50R-R2010PHI: 2007-16-503Before May '12
    Dan StrailySPActive26.0206-3230R-R2012OAK: 2009-24-7232014-07-07Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
    Pedro StropRPActive29.1916-0160R-R2009UDFA2013-07-02Traded from Orioles with Jake Arrieta to Cubs for Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger
    Tsuyoshi WadaPActive33.3035-11180L-L2014UDFA2013-12-19Signed to Minor League Contract
    Travis WoodSPActive27.3186-0165R-L2010CIN: 2005-2-60Before May '12Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Welington CastilloCActive27.2416-1195R-R2010UDFABefore May '12Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Ryan LavarnwayCActive27.1366-4225R-R2011BOS: 2008-6-2022014-12-20Claimed off waivers from Dodgers by Cubs
    Rafael LopezCActive27.0805-9197L-R2014CHN: 2011-16-489Before May '12
    Miguel MonteroCActive32.1655-11180L-R2006UDFA2014-12-10Traded from Diamondbacks to Cubs for Jeferson Mejia and Zack Godley
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Arismendy AlcantaraSSActive23.0535-10160B-R2014UDFABefore May '12Assigned to Daytona (A+)
    Javier BaezSSActive22.0206-0180R-R2014CHN: 2011-1-9Before May '12
    Starlin CastroSSActive24.2726-0150R-R2010UDFABefore May '12
    Chris Coghlan3B-LFActive29.1866-1190L-R2009FLO: 2006-1-362014-01-15Signed to Minor League Contract
    Tommy La Stella2BActive25.3245-11190L-R2014ATL: 2011-8-2662014-11-17Traded from Braves to Cubs for Arodys Vizcaino. Teams also swapped Intl signing slots
    Mike Olt3BActive26.1166-2190R-R2012TEX: 2010-1-492013-07-22Traded from Rangers with C.J. Edwards, Justin Grimm and 2 PTBNL to Cubs for Matt Garza
    Shane Peterson1BActive26.3146-0195L-L2013SLN: 2008-2-592014-12-20Claimed off waivers from Athletics by Cubs
    Anthony Rizzo1BActive25.1356-3220L-L2011BOS: 2007-6-204Before May '12
    Luis Valbuena3BActive29.0215-10160L-R2008UDFABefore May '12Outrighted to Iowa (AAA)
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Junior LakeCFActive24.2696-2175R-R2013UDFABefore May '12
    Jorge SolerRFActive22.3006-3205R-R2014UDFABefore May '12Signed to 9-year contract
    Ryan SweeneyCFActive29.3046-4200L-L2006CHA: 2003-2-522013-04-02Signed to minor league contract
    Matt SzczurCFActive25.1546-1190R-R2014CHN: 2010-5-160Before May '12


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