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Chicago Cubs Active Roster

+ National League (MLB)
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 ArrietaSPActive31.2286-4225R-R20105.145BAL: 2007-5-1592013-08-16Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Wade DavisCLActive32.0436-5220R-R20097.032TBA: 2004-3-752016-12-06Traded from Royals to Cubs for Jorge Soler
    Brian DuensingRPActive34.2405-11195L-L20097.055MIN: 2005-3-842016-12-01Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m) [Free Agent]
    C.J. EdwardsRPActive26.0476-2155R-R20150.134TEX: 2011-48-14642016-06-21Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Luke FarrellPActive26.1356-6200R-R20170.000KCA: 2013-6-1742017-10-04Claimed off waivers from Reds by Cubs
    Justin GrimmRPActive29.0656-4170R-R20123.170TEX: 2010-5-1662017-08-09Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Kyle HendricksSPActive27.3176-2175R-R20142.081TEX: 2011-8-2642014-07-22Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    John LackeySPActive38.3626-6205R-R200214.095ANA: 1999-2-682015-12-08Signed to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($32m) 16--16
    Jon LesterSPActive33.2876-3200L-L200610.075BOS: 2002-2-572014-12-11Signed to 6-year contract for 2015-2020 ($155m) Vesting option year for 2021 @$25m
    Dillon MaplesPActive25.1646-2195R-R20170.000CHN: 2011-14-4292017-09-01Contract purchased from minors
    Mike MontgomeryRPActive28.1116-5180L-L20151.089KCA: 2008-1-362016-07-21Traded from Mariners with Jordan Pries to Cubs for Dan Vogelbach and Paul Blackburn
    Jose QuintanaSPActive28.2696-0170L-L20124.133UDFA2017-07-13Traded from White Sox to Cube for Eloy Jimenez, Matt Rose, Dylan Cease and Bryant Flete
    Hector RondonRPActive29.2376-3165R-R20134.000UDFA2012-12-06Drafted from Indians by Cubs in Rule 5 Draft
    Pedro StropRPActive32.1296-0160R-R20095.156UDFA2013-07-02Traded from Orioles with Jake Arrieta to Cubs for Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger
    Jen-Ho TsengPActive23.0176-1210L-R20170.000UDFA2017-09-12Contract purchased from minors
    Koji UeharaRPActive42.2006-2187R-R20098.000UDFA2016-12-13Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($6m)
    Justin WilsonRPActive30.0636-2210L-L20124.035PIT: 2008-5-1442017-07-31Traded by Tigers with Alex Avila to Cubs for Isaac Paredes and Jeimer Candelario
    Rob ZastryznyRPActive25.2086-3193L-L20160.045CHN: 2013-2-412017-09-03Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Alex AvilaCActive30.2645-11210L-R20097.061DET: 2008-5-1632017-07-31Traded by Tigers with Justin Wilson to Cubs for Isaac Paredes and Jeimer Candelario
    Victor CaratiniC-IFActive24.0646-1195B-R20170.000ATL: 2013-2-652017-09-01Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Willson ContrerasCActive25.1606-1175R-R20160.108UDFA2016-06-18Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Taylor DavisCActive27.3265-11190R-R20170.000FLO: 2008-49-14562017-09-05Contract purchased from minors
    Rene RiveraCActive34.0815-10190R-R20045.070SEA: 2001-2-492017-08-19Claimed off waivers from Mets by Cubs
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Javier Baez2BActive24.3236-0180R-R20141.089CHN: 2011-1-92015-09-01Recalled from Arizona Cubs (Rk)
    Kris Bryant3BActive25.2906-5205R-R20151.171CHN: 2013-1-22015-04-17Contract purchased from minors
    Mike Freeman1BActive30.0776-0170L-R20160.038ARI: 2010-11-3312017-09-01Contract purchased from minors
    Tommy La Stella3BActive28.2625-11190L-R20142.102ATL: 2011-8-2662017-08-06Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Anthony Rizzo1BActive28.0736-3220L-L20114.168BOS: 2007-6-2042012-06-26Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Addison RussellSSActive23.2706-0215R-R20151.167OAK: 2012-1-112015-04-21Contract purchased from minors
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Albert AlmoraRFActive23.1876-2180R-R20160.073CHN: 2012-1-62016-09-06Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Ian HappOFActive23.0695-11192B-R20170.000CHN: 2015-1-92017-05-13Contract purchased from minors
    Jon JayCFActive32.2195-11200L-L20106.134SLN: 2006-2-742016-11-28Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($8m)
    Leonys MartinCFActive29.2286-1180L-R20114.078UDFA2017-09-02Contract purchased from minors
    Kyle SchwarberLFActive24.2296-0230L-R20151.086CHN: 2014-1-42017-07-05Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Ben ZobristRF-2BActive36.1476-3200B-R20069.134HOU: 2004-6-1842015-12-08Signed to 4-year contract for 2016-2019 ($56m) 10--16--12--12 $2m signing bonus.


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