Cubs mourn the death of ‘Salty’ Saltwell

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs today mourn the death of former executive Eldred R. “Salty” Saltwell, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 96. Saltwell served a variety of roles within the Cubs organization during a 30-year career that started in 1958, which coincided with the front end of back-to-back N.L. Most Valuable Player […]

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Cleveland’s Clase suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Cleveland Indians pitcher Emmanuel Clase has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Boldenone, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

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Cubs reduce spring roster to 39 players

MESA – The Chicago Cubs have assigned five players to minor league camp, reducing their spring roster from 44 to 39 players. Right-handed pitcher James Norwood has been optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Four non-roster invitees have been assigned to minor league camp: right-handed pitchers Dakota Mekkes and Ben Taylor; and left-handed pitchers Danny Hultzen and Wyatt […]

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White Sox announce 11 roster moves

Glendale, Ariz. – Prior to today’s game at Colorado, the Chicago White Sox made the following 11 roster moves: · Optioned C Seby Zavala to Class AAA Charlotte; · Optioned RHP Zack Burdi, LHP Bernardo Flores Jr. and OFs Micker Adolfo, Luis Basabe and Blake Rutherford to Class AA Birmingham; · Reassigned RHPs Tayron Guerrero […]

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Mets agree to terms with 21 players

Flushing, N.Y., – The New York Mets today announced that the club has agreed to terms with 21 players. The Mets agreed to terms with infielder Pete Alonso, RHP Tyler Bashlor, infielder/outfielder J.D. Davis, infielder Andrés Giménez, LHP Stephen Gonsalves, infielder Luis Guillorme, RHP Jordan Humphreys, RHP Franklyn Kilome, RHP Walker Lockett, infielder/outfielder Jeff McNeil, catcher […]

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Cubs reduce spring roster to 44 players

Mesa – The Chicago Cubs have assigned eight players to minor league camp and added right-handed pitcher Michael Rucker to major league camp as a non-roster invitee. Rucker was recently returned to the Cubs organization after being selected by Baltimore in the major league phase of the Rule 5 Draft last December. Chicago’s camp roster now […]

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