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Chicago Cubs Active Roster

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League: National League
Stat Years Available: 1871-2016
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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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)  

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 ArrietaSPActive29.3456-4225R-R20104.145BAL: 2007-5-1592013-08-16Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Rex BrothersRPActive28.0586-1205L-L20113.165COL: 2009-1-342015-11-26Traded from Rockies to Cubs for Wander Cabrera
    Trevor CahillRPActive27.3506-3195R-R20096.098OAK: 2006-2-662015-12-15Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($4.25m)
    C.J. EdwardsRPActive24.1646-2155R-R20150.028TEX: 2011-48-14642015-09-06Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Justin GrimmRPActive27.1826-4170R-R20122.170TEX: 2010-5-1662013-09-03Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Jason HammelSPActive33.1656-6200R-R20068.153TBA: 2002-10-2842014-12-13Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($18m) Option year for 2017 $10m
    Kyle HendricksSPActive26.0696-2175R-R20141.081TEX: 2011-8-2642014-07-22Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Pierce JohnsonPActive24.2806-1170R-R-0.000CHN: 2012-1-432015-11-22Contract purchased from minors
    John LackeySPActive37.1146-6205R-R200213.095ANA: 1999-2-682015-12-08Signed to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($32m) 16--16
    Jon LesterSPActive32.0386-3200L-L20069.075BOS: 2002-2-572014-12-11Signed to 6-year contract for 2015-2020 ($155m) Vesting option year for 2021 @$25m
    Spencer PattonRPActive27.3606-2180R-R20140.106KCA: 2011-24-7262015-11-22Traded from Rangers to Cubs for Frandy de la Rosa
    Neil RamirezRPActive26.2656-3185R-R20141.158TEX: 2007-1-442014-04-24Recalled from minors
    Clayton RichardRPActive32.1556-5225L-L20085.163CHA: 2005-8-2452015-08-06Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($0m)
    C.J. RiefenhauserRPActive26.0156-0180L-L20140.101TBA: 2010-20-6112016-02-13Claimed off waivers from Orioles by Cubs
    Hector RondonRPActive27.3546-3165R-R20133.000UDFA2012-12-06Drafted from Indians by Cubs in Rule 5 Draft
    Zach RosscupRPActive27.2506-2205R-L20131.105TBA: 2009-28-8592015-09-07Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Pedro StropRPActive30.2466-0160R-R20094.156UDFA2013-07-02Traded from Orioles with Jake Arrieta to Cubs for Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger
    Adam WarrenRPActive28.1736-2206R-R20123.036NYA: 2009-4-1352015-12-08Traded from Yankees with Brendan Ryan to Cubs for Starlin Castro
    Travis WoodRPActive29.0086-0165R-L20105.004CIN: 2005-2-602012-05-22Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Miguel MonteroCActive33.2205-11180L-R20069.031UDFA2014-12-10Traded from Diamondbacks to Cubs for Jeferson Mejia and Zack Godley
    David RossCActive38.3326-2205R-R200213.001LAN: 1998-7-2162014-12-24Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($5m) 2.5-2.5 Signing Bonus of $500k.
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Javier Baez2BActive23.0756-0180R-R20140.089CHN: 2011-1-92015-09-01Recalled from Arizona Cubs (Rk)
    Kris Bryant3BActive24.0416-5205R-R20150.171CHN: 2013-1-22015-04-17Contract purchased from minors
    Jeimer Candelario3BActive22.0826-1180B-R-0.000UDFA2015-11-26Contract purchased from minors
    Willson Contreras3BActive23.2776-1175R-R-0.000UDFA2015-11-26Contract purchased from minors
    Tommy La Stella3BActive27.0145-11190L-R20141.124ATL: 2011-8-2662015-08-24Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Anthony Rizzo1BActive26.1906-3220L-L20113.168BOS: 2007-6-2042012-06-26Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Addison Russell2BActive22.0226-0215R-R20150.167OAK: 2012-1-112015-04-21Contract purchased from minors
    Dan Vogelbach1BActive23.0596-0250L-R-0.000CHN: 2011-2-682015-11-22Contract purchased from minors
    Ben Zobrist2B-LFActive34.2646-3200B-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)
    Chris CoghlanRFActive30.2416-1190L-R20095.148FLO: 2006-1-362014-05-03Contract purchased from minors
    Jason HeywardCFActive26.1896-4220L-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 SolerRFActive23.3556-3205R-R20141.033UDFA2014-08-27Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Matt SzczurLFActive26.2096-1190R-R20140.134CHN: 2010-5-1602015-08-28Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Designated HittersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Kyle SchwarberDHActive22.3466-0230L-R20150.086CHN: 2014-1-42015-07-11Placed on temporary inactive list


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