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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 (1927-2017), Cubs Park (1920-1926), Weeghman Park (1916-1919), West Side Grounds (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)
    Dario AlvarezRPActive29.0046-1170L-L20140.151UDFA2017-11-30Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($0m) [Free Agent]
    Adbert AlzolayPActive22.3266-0179R-R-0.000UDFA2017-11-20Contract purchased from minors
    Steven CishekCLActive31.2176-6200R-R20106.143FLO: 2007-5-1662017-12-15Signed to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($13m) [Free Agent]
    Oscar De La CruzPActive22.3236-4200R-R-0.000UDFA2017-11-20Contract purchased from minors
    Brian DuensingRPActive34.3335-11195L-L20098.055MIN: 2005-3-842018-01-15Signed to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($7m) [Free Agent]
    Carl EdwardsRPActive26.1406-2155R-R20151.134TEX: 2011-48-14642016-06-21Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Luke FarrellPActive26.2286-6200R-R20170.031KCA: 2013-6-1742017-10-04Claimed off waivers from Reds by Cubs
    Justin GrimmRPActive29.1586-4170R-R20124.153TEX: 2010-5-1662017-08-09Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Kyle HendricksSPActive28.0456-2175R-R20143.081TEX: 2011-8-2642014-07-22Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Jon LesterSPActive34.0146-3200L-L200611.075BOS: 2002-2-572014-12-11Signed to 6-year contract for 2015-2020 ($155m) Vesting option year for 2021 @$25m
    Dillon MaplesPActive25.2576-2195R-R20170.031CHN: 2011-14-4292017-09-01Contract purchased from minors
    Cory MazzoniRPActive28.0946-1189R-R20150.076NYN: 2011-2-712017-11-06Claimed off waivers from Padres by Cubs
    Mike MontgomeryRPActive28.2046-5180L-L20152.089KCA: 2008-1-362016-07-21Traded from Mariners with Jordan Pries to Cubs for Dan Vogelbach and Paul Blackburn
    Brandon MorrowRPActive33.1796-3175R-R20079.086SEA: 2006-1-52017-12-12Signed to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($21m) [Free Agent] 9--9 Vesting option for 2020 @$12m
    Jose QuintanaSPActive28.3626-0170L-L20125.133UDFA2017-07-13Traded from White Sox to Cubs for Eloy Jimenez, Matt Rose, Dylan Cease and Bryant Flete
    Randy RosarioPActive23.2486-0160L-L20170.010UDFA2017-11-03Claimed off waivers from Twins by Cubs
    Drew SmylySPActive28.2226-3190L-L20125.154DET: 2010-2-682017-12-12Signed to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($10m) [Free Agent] 3--7
    Pedro StropRPActive32.2226-0160R-R20096.156UDFA2013-07-02Traded from Orioles with Jake Arrieta to Cubs for Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger
    Jen-Ho TsengPActive23.1106-1210L-R20170.019UDFA2017-09-12Contract purchased from minors
    Justin WilsonRPActive30.1566-2210L-L20125.035PIT: 2008-5-1442017-07-31Traded by Tigers with Alex Avila to Cubs for Isaac Paredes and Jeimer Candelario
    Rob ZastryznyRPActive25.3016-3193L-L20160.079CHN: 2013-2-412017-09-03Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Victor CaratiniC-IFActive24.1576-1195B-R20170.075ATL: 2013-2-652017-09-01Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Willson ContrerasCActive25.2536-1175R-R20161.108UDFA2016-06-18Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Javier Baez2BActive25.0516-0180R-R20142.089CHN: 2011-1-92015-09-01Recalled from Arizona Cubs (Rk)
    David BoteSS Active24.2895-11170R-R-0.000CHN: 2012-18-5542017-11-20Contract purchased from minors
    Kris Bryant3BActive26.0176-5205R-R20152.171CHN: 2013-1-22015-04-17Contract purchased from minors
    Tommy La Stella3BActive28.3555-11190L-R20143.057ATL: 2011-8-2662017-08-06Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Anthony Rizzo1BActive28.1666-3220L-L20115.168BOS: 2007-6-2042012-06-26Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Addison RussellSSActive23.3636-0215R-R20152.167OAK: 2012-1-112015-04-21Contract purchased from minors
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Albert AlmoraRFActive23.2806-2180R-R20161.073CHN: 2012-1-62016-09-06Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Ian HappOFActive23.1625-11192B-R20170.142CHN: 2015-1-92017-05-13Contract purchased from minors
    Jason HeywardRF-CFActive28.1656-4220L-L20108.000ATL: 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
    Kyle SchwarberLFActive24.3226-0230L-R20152.083CHN: 2014-1-42017-07-05Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
    Ben ZobristRF-2BActive36.2406-3200B-R200610.134HOU: 2004-6-1842015-12-08Signed to 4-year contract for 2016-2019 ($56m) 10--16--12--12 $2m signing bonus.

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