The Cubs drafted Tyler Skulina in the fourth-round, one year after he helped lead Kent State to its first-ever College World Series appearance, and the Cubs re-signed Ryan Searle, bringing back the Australian native for his seventh season.
February 25, 2014
OF Nate Schierholtz, IF Luis Valbuena, LHP James Russell, and RHP Pedro Strop avoid arbitration and signed one-year deals with the Cubs, who also exchanged salary figures with four others.
January 19, 2014
Cubs prospect appearances are infrequent as the Caribbean playoff series are in full swing. Here's a look at the recent three days and a roster move the Cubs made on Jan. 7.
January 13, 2014
Yoanner Negrin made his first start of the Venezuelan Winter League playoffs but the Cuban right-hander took the loss in Caracas' 7-5 loss to La Guaria.
January 5, 2014
Cubs catching prospect Willson Contreras saw his first action in the Venezuelan Winter League in nearly two months for Aragua.
December 30, 2013
Ryan Searle fanned nine in a complete game as the right-hander won his third straight start in the Australian League.
December 22, 2013
The Cubs signed former San Francisco Giant starter Jonathan Sanchez to a minor league deal as the left-hander tries to get his career back on track. Also a recap of the Winter League action.
December 19, 2013
Ryan Searle recorded nine strikeouts and earned his second win in the Australian Baseball League. An injury sidetrack most of 2013 but the 24-year-old right-hander finished strong with Daytona, including two impressive playoff outings.
December 15, 2013