In recent years the Chicago Cubs have been a popular team in the Rule 5 Draft. Not so much for their own acquisitions of players, but for their players' popularity among other clubs.
December 10, 2008
Sevierville, Tennessee -- The Tennessee Smokies Professional Baseball Club, the Class AA Southern League Affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, have added LHP Ed Campusano, LHP Casey Lambert, and INF Josh Lansford to the active roster. In a related roster move, RHP Michael Cooper was sent to Class A Daytona.
By the end of baseball's Winter Meetings last Thursday, most of the talk around Cubs camp centered on who the club had added during the Meetings rather than who they had lost.
December 11, 2006
The Cubs lost three players in the major league phase of the annual Rule Five Draft early Thursday morning, but made a splash by selecting former Tampa Bay Devil Rays first-round draft pick Josh Hamilton before dealing him to Cincinnati for cash considerations.
December 7, 2006
LHP Ed Campusano was named to the 2006 Class A Midwest League Post-Season All-Star roster Thursday. Campusano was the lone representative from the Peoria Chiefs.
August 24, 2006
With the first half of the 2006 minor league season having ended for two Cubs affiliates, a series of roster moves have been announced over the past two days.
PEORIA, IL — The First Half Western Division Champion Peoria Chiefs, in conjunction with the Chicago Cubs have announced that four players will be promoted as the Midwest League All-Star Break begins.