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37 players are on the MLB RESERVE LIST (three slots are open)

Last updated 11-17-2023
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Adbert Alzolay 
Michael Arias
Javier Assad
Ben Brown
Jose Cuas
Kyle Hendricks
Porter Hodge
* Bailey Horn
Caleb Kilian
Mark Leiter Jr
* Luke Little
Julian Merryweather
Daniel Palencia
Michael Rucker
* Drew Smyly
* Justin Steele
Jameson Taillon
Keegan Thompson
Hayden Wesneski 
* Jordan Wicks

Miguel Amaya
Yan Gomes

Nico Hoerner
Nick Madrigal
* Miles Mastrobuoni
* Matt Mervis
Christopher Morel
Dansby Swanson
Luis Vazquez
Patrick Wisdom

Kevin Alcantara
Alexander Canario
* Pete Crow-Armstrong
Brennen Davis
# Ian Happ
Seiya Suzuki
* Mike Tauchman


Minor League Rosters
Rule 5 Draft 
Minor League Free-Agents

And Let the Injury News Begin...

The annual rites of spring injuries has begun with Yu Darvish and Cliff Lee's barking elbows the first major casualties. Then news echoed throughout twitter this morning hat Blue Jays up 'n comer Marcus Stroman would most likely miss the entire season after tearing his ACL doing fielding drills. Once again, bunting proves costly. And now Jacob Turner is making the Cubs 5th starter decision a bit easier:

: Cubs news: Jacob Turner had an MRI. Flexor strain and bone bruise on his pitching elbow. Will be shut down for now

We'll see if the Blue Jays go shopping for a starter, as the Cubs have a surplus, but replacing the likes of Stroman isn't going to happen with a Travis Wood , Edwin Jackson or Felix Doubront. I imagine they'll set their eyes towards Philly first (as will Texas) before they come hat in hand to the Cubs. More likely they'll fill it with internal options as Daniel Norris and Marco Estrada were on the outside looking in at a rotation spot and they weren't even certain top prospect Aaron Sanchez wouldn't begin the season out of the bullpen.

As for today, the game should be on TV somewhere and it's a lineup full of prospects, so enjoy if you have the means.


No Bears news, other than some reports that Cutler is staying and they'll just try and simplify things for him.


TE Jimmy Graham/4th round pick to Seahwaks in trade for C MaxUnger/1st round pick

Potential trade of QB S. Bradford to Eagles for QB Nick Foles and maybe some draft picks

and Lions replace Suh with DT Haloti Ngata from Ravens in a trade

and R. Cobb resigned with Packers yesterday

never seen so many NFL trades...kind of awesome.

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In reply to by jacos

saw this @ProFootballTalk Per source, Giants S Antrel Rolle will visit the Bears. No deal is in place yet.

WR Eddie Royal signing with Bears though; @NBCdianna: I'm told WR Eddie Royal will be signing with The Chicago Bears. He loves Jay Cutler per sources.

UPDATE: Or not...@DavidHaugh Chargers writer. RT@UTgehlken Report WR Eddie Royal is headed to Bears "not true," league source says. We'll see what develops.

back to baseball

Bad News Cubs playing today behind Travis Wood

Alcantara, Lake and Bryant with throwing errors, Lake & Alcantara let a ball pop fly drop for double.

2014 t.wood showed up today...not a good look. 3ip 7h 4r 2er 0bb 2k had 3 errors behind him...bryant/lake/alcantara

soler solo homer...destroyed it. baez solo homer...destroyed it. back to back...both in almost the same place over the fence. bryant solo homer...destroyed it to right. 3 in row... t.bauer sucks today.

cubs tie! welly HR. so good to have the cubs back on tv even if none of this matters.

Cubs / Indians game being rebroadcast at 5am CT on MLB Network. Then live Cubs / Dodgers at 3 pm CT on MLB Network.

Recent comments

  • crunch (view)

    thomas hatch is going to fight ham in japan.  he was on PIT's 40-man.

  • crunch (view)

    morel played somewhere besides 3rd and SS...he got 8 innings in CF, 2 putouts and an assist.

  • crunch (view)

    ryan flaherty new cubs bench coach.

  • crunch (view)

    bellinger wins comeback player of the year.  the AL winner was liam hendricks and his 5ip before he got tommy john...setting himself up for a 2025 shot at the award.

  • Bill (view)

    I hope that Perlaza goes on to have a successful career.  On most Cubs teams prior to the current administration, he would have been one of their more highly ranked prospects.  As far as the others are concerned, one or more may well go on to be much better than expected, but unfortunately there is no way to tell which one at the present time.  You can't keep everyone.

  • crunch (view)

    s.gray signs with the cards...3/75m

  • Arizona Phil (view)

    Another one of the nine Cubs post-2023 Rule 9 minor league 6YFA has signed, as RHP Carlos Guzman (acquired from the Tigers for Zack McKinstry at the end of Spring Training) signed a 2024 minor league contract with the Mets. 


    So RHRP Yovanny Cruz (SD), C-INF P. J. Higgins (CIN), and now Carlos Guzman (NYM) have already signed 2024 minor league contracts with new MLB organizations, and OF Yonathan Perlaza is headed for Korea (Hanhwa Eagles).

  • crunch (view)

    ...and back to 3rd for another game.  at this point i'm gonna hang back and when/if he actually plays 1st then i'll find it notable.  i am glad he's playing a good amount of 3rd, though...give the club one more good look at him there.  shrug

  • crunch (view)

    morel played SS last night (no errors)...hit a homer and a double.  he's got 2 of both in 19PA.

  • crunch (view)

    e.escobar was throwing 95-97mph on his fastball in 2023.