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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 (1927-2016), 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)  

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 ArrietaSPActive30.3236-4225R-R20104.145BAL: 2007-5-1592013-08-16Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Dallas BeelerSPDL-6027.2256-5205R-R20140.050CHN: 2010-41-12402016-04-03DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
    Aaron BrooksSPDL-6026.2716-4220R-R20140.070KCA: 2011-9-2762016-04-03DL-15 Hip contusion
    Jake BuchananSPActive27.1216-1221R-R20140.105HOU: 2010-8-2432016-09-01Contract purchased from minors
    Trevor CahillRPActive28.3286-3195R-R20096.098OAK: 2006-2-662015-12-15Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($4.25m)
    Aroldis ChapmanRPActive28.3306-4185L-L20105.034UDFA2016-07-26Traded from Yankees to Cubs for Gleyber Torres,Adam Warren,Billy McKinney and Rashad Crawford
    C.J. EdwardsRPActive25.1426-2155R-R20150.028TEX: 2011-48-14642016-06-21Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Justin GrimmRPActive28.1606-4170R-R20122.170TEX: 2010-5-1662016-08-03Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Jason HammelSPActive34.1436-6200R-R20068.153TBA: 2002-10-2842014-12-13Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($18m) Option year for 2017 $10m
    Kyle HendricksSPActive27.0476-2175R-R20141.081TEX: 2011-8-2642014-07-22Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    John LackeySPDL-1538.0926-6205R-R200213.095ANA: 1999-2-682015-12-08Signed to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($32m) 16--16
    Jon LesterSPActive33.0166-3200L-L20069.075BOS: 2002-2-572014-12-11Signed to 6-year contract for 2015-2020 ($155m) Vesting option year for 2021 @$25m
    Spencer PattonRPActive28.3386-2180R-R20140.106KCA: 2011-24-7262016-09-06Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Felix PenaRPActive26.3326-2186R-R20160.000UDFA2016-08-19Contract purchased from minors
    Hector RondonCLActive28.3326-3165R-R20133.000UDFA2012-12-06Drafted from Indians by Cubs in Rule 5 Draft
    Zach RosscupRPDL-6028.2286-2205R-L20131.105TBA: 2009-28-8592015-09-07Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Joe SmithRPActive32.3076-2205R-R20078.091NYN: 2006-3-942016-08-01Traded from Angels to Cubs for Jesus Castillo
    Pedro StropRPActive31.2246-0160R-R20094.156UDFA2013-07-02Traded from Orioles with Jake Arrieta to Cubs for Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger
    Travis WoodRPActive29.3516-0165R-L20105.004CIN: 2005-2-602012-05-22Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Rob ZastryznyRPActive24.3036-3193L-L20160.000CHN: 2013-2-412016-08-19Contract purchased from minors
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Willson ContrerasCActive24.2556-1175R-R20160.000UDFA2016-06-18Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Tim FederowiczCActive29.1715-11200R-R20111.107BOS: 2008-7-2322016-09-06Contract purchased from minors
    Chris GimenezCActive34.0276-2190R-R20093.163CLE: 2004-19-5572016-05-05Traded from Rangers to Indians for cash
    Miguel MonteroCActive34.1985-11180L-R20069.031UDFA2014-12-10Traded from Diamondbacks to Cubs for Jeferson Mejia and Zack Godley
    David RossCActive39.3106-2205R-R200213.001LAN: 1998-7-2162014-12-24Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($5m) 2.5-2.5 Signing Bonus of $500k.
    Kyle SchwarberC-LFDL-6023.3246-0230L-R20150.086CHN: 2014-1-42015-07-11Placed on temporary inactive list
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Javier BaezSSActive24.0536-0180R-R20140.089CHN: 2011-1-92015-09-01Recalled from Arizona Cubs (Rk)
    Kris Bryant3BActive25.0196-5205R-R20150.171CHN: 2013-1-22015-04-17Contract purchased from minors
    Chris Coghlan1BActive31.2196-1190L-R20095.148FLO: 2006-1-362016-06-10Traded from Athletics to Cubs for Arismendy Alcantara
    Munenori Kawasaki2BActive35.2345-10165L-R20122.138UDFA2016-09-06Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Tommy La Stella3BActive27.3575-11190L-R20141.124ATL: 2011-8-2662016-08-31Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Anthony Rizzo1BActive27.1686-3220L-L20113.168BOS: 2007-6-2042012-06-26Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Addison RussellSSActive23.0006-0215R-R20150.167OAK: 2012-1-112015-04-21Contract purchased from minors
    Christian Villanueva3BDL-6025.2185-11160R-R20160.000UDFA2015-10-05Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Ben Zobrist2B-RFActive35.2426-3200B-R20068.134HOU: 2004-6-1842015-12-08Signed to 4-year contract for 2016-2019 ($56m) 10--16--12--12 $2m signing bonus.
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Albert AlmoraCFActive22.2826-2180R-R20160.000CHN: 2012-1-62016-09-06Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Dexter FowlerCFActive30.3076-5189B-R20086.168COL: 2004-14-4102016-02-26Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($8m) [Free Agent] Mutual option for 2017 @$9m with $5m buyout
    Jason HeywardRFActive27.1676-4220L-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 SolerLFActive24.3336-3205R-R20141.033UDFA2014-08-27Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Matt SzczurLFActive27.1876-1190R-R20140.134CHN: 2010-5-1602015-08-28Recalled from Iowa (AAA)

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