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Chicago Cubs Transactions 2019

October
DATETRANSACTION
October 17, 2019Named Matt Dorey senior vice president, player development; Bobby Basham director of player development; Craig Breslow director of pitching/special assistant to the president and general manager; Justin Stone director of hitting; and Jeremy Farrell assistant director of baseball development.
September
DATETRANSACTION
September 29, 2019Fired manager Joe Maddon.
September 20, 2019Reinstated 2B Addison Russell from the 7-day IL.
September 19, 2019Activated RHP Craig Kimbrel off of the 10-day IL.
September 15, 2019Placed SS Addison Russell on the 7-day IL.
September 13, 2019Recalled RHP Dillon Maples from Iowa (PCL).
September 11, 2019Announced senior vice president of amateur scouting and player development Jason McLeod will become senior vice president of player personnel.
September 9, 2019Selected the contract of INF Nico Hoerner from Tennessee (SL). Recalled RHP James Norwood from Iowa (PCL). Designated LHP Randy Rosario was designated for assignment. Optioned RHP Adbert Alzolay to South Bend (MW).
September 8, 2019Assigned OF Mark Zagunis outright to Iowa (PCL).
September 7, 2019Selected the contract of LHP Danny Hultzen from Iowa (PCL). Designated C Taylor Davis for assignment.
September 5, 2019Optioned C Taylor Davis to Iowa (PCL). Placed RHP Craig Kimbrel on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Sept. 2). Recalled INF David Bote from Iowa.
September 3, 2019Activated C Willson Contreras and LHP Derek Holland from the 10-day IL.
September 2, 2019Optioned 3B David Bote to Iowa (PCL). Designated OF Mark Zagunis for assignment. Recalled RHP Adbert Alzolay from Iowa. Activated OF Ben Zobrist from the restricted list. Sent LHP Derek Holland to South Bend (MWL) and RHP Kendall Graveman to Iowa for rehab assignments.
September 1, 2019Activated INF Daniel Descalso from the 10-day IL. Recalled OF Albert Almora Jr., UTL Robel Garcia, RHPs Alec Mills and Duane Underwood Jr., LHP Brad Wieck and C Taylor Davis from Iowa (PCL).
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 31, 2019Reinstated IF/OF Ben Zobrist off of the restricted list. Optioned IF David Bote to Iowa (IL). Designated OF Mark Zagunis for Assignment.
August 30, 2019Activated LHP Cole Hamels from the paternity list. Optioned RHP James Norwood to Iowa (PCL).
August 27, 2019Placed LHP Cole Hamels on paternity leave. Recalled RHP James Norwood from Iowa (PCL).
August 25, 2019Placed LHP Derek Holland on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Aug. 24. Recalled INF David Bote from Iowa (PCL).
August 23, 2019Sent RHP Kendall Graveman to the AZL Cubs 1 for a rehab assignment.
August 20, 2019Optioned 3B David Bote and OF Mark Zagunis to Iowa (PCL). Activated RHP Steve Cishek off of the 10-day IL. Optioned INF David Bote to Iowa (PCL).
August 18, 2019Reinstated RHP Craig Kimbrel from the 10-day IL. Recalled OF Mark Zagunis from Iowa (IL). Optioned RHP Duane Underwood to Iowa (IL).
August 16, 2019Optioned OF Albert Almora Jr. and RHP James Norwood to Iowa (PCL). Reinstated RHP Brandon Kintzler from the 10-day IL. Recalled INF Addison Russell from Iowa.
August 15, 2019Optioned RHP Alec Mills to Iowa (PCL). Recalled RHP James Norwood from Iowa.
August 13, 2019Optioned RHP Dillon Maples to Iowa (PCL). Reinstated LHP Kyle Ryan from the bereavement list.
August 10, 2019Placed RHP Steve Cishek on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Dillon Maples from Iowa (PCL).
August 9, 2019Placed LHP Kyle Ryan on the bereavement list. Recalled RHP Alec Mills from Iowa (PCL).
August 8, 2019Signed C Jonathan Lucroy. Optioned C Taylor Davis to Iowa (PCL).
August 7, 2019Signed C Jonathan Lucroy. Optioned C/INF Taylor Davis to Iowa (PCL).
August 6, 2019Placed RHP Brandon Kintzler on the 10-day IL. Activated RHP Pedro Strop off of the 10-day IL.
August 5, 2019Placed RHP Craig Kimbrel on the 10-day IL, retroactive to August 4. Recalled RHP Duane Underwood Jr. from Iowa. Announced RHP Brad Brach has waivers and has been released.
August 4, 2019Assigned RHP Oscar De La Cruz outright to Tennessee (SL). Placed C Willson Contreras on the 10-day IL. Recalled C Taylor Davis from Iowa (PCL).
August 3, 2019Activated LHP Cole Hamels off of the 10-day IL. Designated RHP Brad Brach for assignment.
August 1, 2019Optioned INF/OF Robel Garcia to Iowa (PCL).
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 31, 2019Traded C Mart?n Maldonado to Houston for INF/OF Tony Kemp. Added RHP David Phelps to the 25-man roster. Optioned RHP Duane Underwood Jr. to Iowa (PCL). Designated RHP Oscar De La Cruz for assignment.
July 30, 2019Transferred LHP Xavier Cede?o to the 60-day IL. Placed RHP Pedro Strop on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 27. Recalled RHP Duane Underwood Jr. from Iowa (PCL).
July 27, 2019Placed INF Daniel Descalso on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 24. Activated LHP Derek Holland.
July 26, 2019Recalled INF-OF Ian Happ from Iowa (PCL). Acquired LHP Derek Holland from San Francisco for a player to be named. Designated LHP Tim Collins for assignment.
July 24, 2019Activated C Willson Contreras from the 10-day IL. Optioned INF Addison Russell to Iowa (PCL).
July 23, 2019Optioned RHP Carl Edwards Jr. and RHP Alec Mills to Iowa (PCL). Selected the contract of LHP Tim Collins from Iowa.
July 22, 2019Recalled RHP Rowan Wick from Iowa (PCL).
July 19, 2019Activated RHP Carl Edwards Jr. off of the 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Randy Rosario to Iowa (PCL).
July 16, 2019Placed C Willson Contreras on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 14. Recalled RHP Alec Mills from Iowa (PCL).
July 15, 2019Sent LHP Xavier Cedeno to Iowa (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
July 9, 2019Sent RHP Allen Webster to Tennessee (SL) for a rehab assignment.
July 3, 2019Sent RHP Allen Webster to the AZL Cubs 1 for a rehab assignment. Signed SS Kevin Made and C Brayan Altuve to minor league contracts. Select the contract of INF Robel Garcia from Iowa (PCL).
July 2, 2019Optioned RHPs Adbert Alzolay and Rowan Wick to Iowa (PCL). Assigned OF Carlos Gonzalez outright to Iowa. Reinstated RHP Kyle Hendricks from the 10-day IL. Recalled LHP Randy Rosario from Iowa. Sent RHP Carl Edwards Jr. to Iowa for a rehab assignment.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 29, 2019Placed LHP Cole Hamels on the 10-day IL. Designated OF Carlos Gonz?lez for assignment. Recalled RHPs Dillon Maples and Rowan Wick from Iowa (PCL).
June 27, 2019Optioned RHP Tony Barnette to Iowa (PCL). Recalled RHP Craig Kimbrel from Iowa.
June 23, 2019Optioned RHP Rowan Wick to Iowa (PCL). Assigned LHP Tim Collins outright to Iowa. Reinstated RHP Tony Barnette from the 60-day IL.
June 20, 2019Recalled RHP Adbert Alzolay from Iowa (PCL). Designated LHP Tim Collins for assignment. Signed 2B Bryce Windham; 3B Ryan Reynolds; INFs Jacob Olson and Grayson Byrd; LHPs Bryan King, Adam Laskey and Davidjohn Herz; OFs Manny Collier, Zac Taylor, Nelson Maldonado and Darius Hill; and RHPs Cayne Ueckert; Chris Kachmar, Alex Moore, Tanner Dalton, Hunter Bigge, Brad Deppermann, Josh Burgmann and Chris Clarke to minor league contracts.
June 19, 2019Signed INF Chase Strumpf to a minor league contract.
June 16, 2019Recalled RHP Rowan Wick from Iowa (PCL).
June 15, 2019Placed RHP Kyle Hendricks on the 10-day IL.
June 13, 2019Placed RHP Carl Edwards, Jr. on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 10. Recalled LHP Tim Collins from Iowa (PCL).
June 11, 2019Signed RHP Ryan Jensen to a minor league contract.
June 7, 2019Agreed to terms with RHP Craig Kimbrel on a three-year contract and optioned him to Iowa (PCL). Transferred RHP Allen Webster to the 60-day IL.
June 6, 2019Assigned OF Jim Adduci outright to Iowa (PCL).
June 4, 2019Activated RHP Pedro Strop from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Dillon Maples to Iowa (PCL).
June 3, 2019Designated INF/OF Jim Adduci for assignment. Selected the contract of OF Carlos Gonz?lez from Iowa (PCL).
June 2, 2019Sent RHP Tony Barnette to Iowa (PCL) for a rehab assignment. Signed OF Carlos Gonzalez to a minor league contract.
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 29, 2019Sent RHP Pedro Strop to Iowa (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
May 27, 2019Optioned LHP Tim Collins to Iowa (PCL). Selected the contract of 1B Jim Adduci from Iowa.
May 25, 2019Recalled LHP Tim Collins and RHP Dillon Maples from Iowa (PCL). Optioned RHP James Norwood and OF Mark Zagunis to Iowa.
May 24, 2019Optioned RHP Rowan Wick to Iowa (PCL). Recalled RHP James Norwood from Iowa.
May 22, 2019Placed LHP Xavier Cede?o on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Rowan Wick from Iowa (PCL).
May 18, 2019Claimed RHP Chandler Shepherd off waivers from Boston and optioned him to Tennessee (SL).
May 16, 2019Optioned C Taylor Davis to Iowa (PCL). Reinstated C Victor Caratini from the 10-day IL.
May 11, 2019Activated LHP Xavier Cede?o off of the 10-day IL. Placed RHP Allen Webster on the 10-day IL.
May 8, 2019Activated LHP Mike Montgomery from the 10-day IL. Recalled INF Addison Russell from Iowa (PCL). Placed RHP Pedro Strop on the 10-day IL, retroactive to May 7. Placed INF-OF Ben Zobrist placed on the restricted list.
May 6, 2019Recalled RHP Carl Edwards Jr. from Iowa (PCL). Optioned RHP Dillon Maples to Iowa.
May 3, 2019Reinstated RHP Oscar De La Cruz from restricted list and assigned him to Tennessee (SL). Transferred RHP Tony Barnette to the 60-day DL.
May 2, 2019Reinstated INF Addison Russell from restricted list and optioned him to Iowa (PCL). Transferred RHP Brandon Morrow to the 60-day IL.
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 26, 2019Recalled RHP Dillon Maples from Iowa (PCL). Optioned LHP Randy Rosario to Iowa (PCL)
April 25, 2019Optioned LHP Tim Collins to Iowa (PCL). Reinstated LHP Jon Lester from the 10-day IL.
April 24, 2019Optioned RHP Alec Mills to Iowa (PCL). Reinstated INF David Bote from paternity leave.
April 23, 2019Placed INF David Bote on paternity leave. Recalled LHP Randy Rosario from Iowa (PCL).
April 22, 2019Sent LHP Mike Montgomery to Tennessee (SL) for a rehab assignment.
April 21, 2019Optioned LHP Randy Rosario to Iowa (PCL). Recalled RHP Alec Mills from Iowa. Sent RHP Tony Barnette to Iowa for a rehab assignment.
April 12, 2019Placed C Victor Caratini on the 10-day IL. Recalled C Taylor Davis from Iowa (PCL).
April 10, 2019Placed LHP Jon Lester on 10-day IL. Recalled LHP Timj Collins from Iowa (PCL).
April 6, 2019Designated RHP Jen-Ho Tseng for assignment. Placed LHP Mike Montgomery on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Friday. Optioned RHP Carl Edwards Jr. to Iowa (PCL). Recalled LHP Kyle Ryan from Iowa. Selected the contract of RHP Allen Webster from Iowa.
April 3, 2019Agreed to terms with INF David Bote on a five-year contract for 2020-24.
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 29, 2019Assigned LHP Brian Duensing outright to Iowa (PCL).
March 28, 2019Placed LHP Xavier Cedeno and RHPs Tony Barnette and Brandon Morrow on the 10-day IL, retroactive to March 25.
March 26, 2019Agreed to terms with RHP Kyle Hendricks on a four-year contract for 2020-23. Optioned LHP Kyle Ryan to Iowa (PCL). Reassigned RHP Allen Webster to minor league camp.
March 25, 2019Released RHP Junichi Tazawa. Optioned OF Ian Happ, C Taylor Davis, LHP Tim Collins and RHPs Dillon Maples and Alex Mills to Iowa (PCL).
March 24, 2019Agreed to terms with LHP Tim Collins on a one-year contract. Designated LHP Brian Duensing for assignment.
March 23, 2019Optioned INF Ian Happ, C Taylor Davis and RHPs Alec Mills and Dillon Maples to Iowa (PCL). Released RHP Junichi Tazawa. Reassigned INF Cristhian Adames and OF Johnny Field to the minor league camp.
March 21, 2019Released RHP Christian Bergman.
March 16, 2019Optioned RHPs Duane Underwood Jr., James Norwood and Rowan Wick to Iowa (PCL). Reassigned LHP Mike Zagurski; Cs Francisco Arcia and P.J. Higgins; RHPs Christian Bergman, Matt Carasiti, George Kontos and Dakota Mekkes; INFs Ryan Court, Phillip Evans, Trent Giambrone and Zack Short; and INF/OF Jim Adduci to minor league camp.
March 9, 2019Released RHP Rob Scahill. Optioned RHPs Adbert Alzolay and Jen-Ho Tseng to Iowa (PCL) and RHP Oscar De La Cruz and LHP Justin Steele to Tennessee (SL). Assigned RHPs Craig Brooks, Carlos Ramirez, Colin Rea and Duncan Robinson; LHPs Alberto Baldonado and Ian Clarkin; OFs Charcer Burks, Jacob Hannemann and Evan Marzilli; and C Ian Rice to their minor league camp.
March 4, 2019Activated SS Addison Russell from the restricted list.
March 3, 2019Agreed to terms with INF David Bote; LHPs Randy Rosario and Justin Steele; Cs Victor Caratini, Willson Contreras and Taylor Davis; OFs Albert Almora Jr., Ian Happ and Mark Zagunis; and RHPs Adbert Alzolay, Oscar De La Cruz, Dillon Maples, Alec Mills, James Norwood, Jen-Ho Tseng, Duane Underwood Jr. and Rowan Wick on one-year contracts.
February
DATETRANSACTION
February 14, 2019Agreed to terms with LHP Xavier Cedeno on a one-year contract.
February 11, 2019Agreed to terms with RHP Brad Brach on a one-year contract.
February 6, 2019Agreed to terms with RHPs Christian Bergman, George Kontos, Carlos Ramirez, Colin Rea, Junichi Tazawa and Rob Scahill; LHP Mike Zagurski; INFs Cristhian Adames and Phillip Evans; OFs Jim Adduci and Evan Marzilli; and C Francisco Arcia on minor league contracts.
February 1, 2019Agreed to terms with RHP Tony Barnette on a one-year contract. Sent LHP Ian Clarkin outright to Iowa (PCL).
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 22, 2019Named Adam Beard director of high performance.
January 16, 2019Claimed LHP Ian Clarkin off waivers from the White Sox.