Players and faces come and go from every team's farm system each year, often unnoticed and just as often unmissed. The Cubs are saying goodbye to plenty of familiar faces late in 2007.
December 5, 2007
The Cubs lost four prospects from the Triple-A level of their farm system in the span of about 24 hours this week.
September 1, 2007
CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today acquired right-handed pitcher Steve Trachsel from the Baltimore Orioles for right-handed pitcher Rocky Cherry and infielder Scott Moore.
August 31, 2007
CINCINNATI – The Chicago Cubs today announced that the club has recalled outfielder Matt Murton and right-handed pitcher Rocky Cherry from Triple-A Iowa. In corresponding roster moves, the Cubs have optioned right-handed pitcher Billy Petrick and catcher/infielder Jake Fox to Iowa.
Several of the Cubs' minor league affiliates are bracing for a "major wave" of roster moves at different levels of the farm system this week.
CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today placed right-handed pitcher Rocky Cherry on the 15-day disabled list with a right lat strain. Due to the injury, the Cubs have recalled right-handed pitcher Billy Petrick, who was optioned yesterday, from Triple-A Iowa.
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs today recalled right-handed pitcher Rocky Cherry from Triple-A Iowa. In a corresponding roster move, the Cubs placed right-handed pitcher Wade Miller on the 15-day disabled list with middle back spasms.
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