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Chicago Cubs Transactions 2021

September
DATETRANSACTION
25 September 2021Optioned RHP Jason Adam to Iowa (Triple-A East).
24 September 2021Placed C Robinson Chirinos on the 10-day IL, retraoctive to Sept. 23. Recalled OF Greg Deichmann from Iowa (Triple-A East). Selected the contract of RHP Jason Adam from Iowa and agreed to terms on a major league contract.
21 September 2021Recalled RF Nick Martini from Iowa (Triple-A East). Placed 1B Alfonso Rivas on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Sept. 20. Placed RF Jason Heyward on the 10-day IL. Sent RHP Dillon Maples to Iowa (Triple-A East).
19 September 2021Activated 2B Nico Hoerner and RHP Keegan Thompson from the 10-day IL. Designated RHP Dillon Maples for assignment. Optioned RF Nick Martini to Iowa (Triple-A East).
17 September 2021Placed RHP Manuel Rodriguez on the 10-day IL. Reinstated LHP Adam Morgan from the bereavement list. Reinstated LHP Adam Morgan from the bereavement list. Placed RHP Manuel Rodriguez on the 10-day IL.
14 September 2021Placed OF Jason Heyward on the 7-day concussion IL, retroactive to September 12. Selected the contract of OF Trayce Thompson from Iowa (Triple-A East) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Transferred OF Michael Hermosillo from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
12 September 2021Sent 2B Nico Hoerner to Iowa (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
10 September 2021Placed LHP Adam Morgan on the bereavement list. Recalled RHP Tommy Nance from Iowa (Triple-A East).
8 September 2021Placed OF Michael Hermosillo on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of OF Nick Martini from Iowa (Triple-A East) and signed him to a major league contract. Sent 2B Andrew Romine outright to Iowa.
7 September 2021Sent RHP Jonathan Holder to Iowa (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
6 September 2021Reinstated INF David Bote from the 10-day IL. Designated INF Andrew Romaine for assignment.
4 September 2021Reinstated C Willson Contreras from the 10-day IL. Placed RHP Keegan Thompson on the 10-day IL, retroactive to September 3.
August
DATETRANSACTION
30 August 2021Reinstated RHP Dillon Maples and RHP Adbert Alzolay from the 10-day IL.
28 August 2021Placed INF David Bote on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Aug 27. Recalled INF Alfonso Rivas and RHP Scott Effross from Iowa (Triple-A East. Designated RHPs Jake Jewell and Ryan Meisinger for assignment.
26 August 2021Optioned RHP Jake Jewell to Iowa (Triple-A East).
25 August 2021Recalled RHP Jake Jewell from Iowa (Triple-A East). Sent RHPs Adbert Alzolay and Jonathan Holder to Iowa on rehab assignments.
22 August 2021Sent 2B Nico Hoerner to South Bend (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
21 August 2021Recalled RHP Keegan Thompson from Iowa (Triple-A East. Optioned RHP Jake Jewell to Iowa.
20 August 2021Sent RHP Jonathan Holder to ACL Cubs (Arizona Complex League) on a rehab assignment. Released RHP Dan Winkler. Sent CF Johneshwy Fargas outright to Iowa (Triple-A East).
18 August 2021Selected the contract of RHP Adrian Sampson from Iowa (Triple-A East). Designated OF Johneshwy Fargas for assignment.
17 August 2021Selected the contract of OF Michael Hermosillo from Iowa (Triple-A East) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Designated RHP Dan Winkler for assignment.
15 August 2021Reinstated RF Jason Heyward from the 10-day IL. Optioned OF Greg Deichmann to Iowa (Triple-A East).
14 August 2021Placed RHP Adbert Alzolay on the 10-day IL. Reinstated RHP Trevor Megill from Iowa (Triple-A East). Signed RHP Ryan Cardona. Sent LHP Kyle Ryan to Iowa (Triple-A East) outright.
12 August 2021Placed RHP Jake Arrieta on unconditional release waivers. Placed C Willson Contreras on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of RHP Ryan Meisinger from Iowa (Triple-A East) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Reinstated C Austin Romine from the 60-day IL. Designated LHP Kyle Ryan for assignment.
11 August 2021Optioned LHP Kyle Ryan to Iowa (Triple-A East). Sent RHP Dillon Maples to Iowa (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
10 August 2021Recalled LHP Justin Steele from Iowa (Triple-A East). Optioned LHP Kyle Ryan to Iowa then recalled him. Reinstated RHP Rowan Wick from the 60-day IL. Optioned RHP Trevor Megill to Iowa.
7 August 2021Sent C Austin Romine to Iowa (Triple-A West) on a rehab assignment.
6 August 2021Placed OF Jason Heyward on the 10-day IL, retroactive to August 4. Recalled OF Greg Deichmann from Iowa (Triple-A East).
July
DATETRANSACTION
31 July 2021Placed RHP Codi Heuer on the active roster.
30 July 2021Traded RHP Craig Kimbrel to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for RHP Codi Heuer and 2B Nick Madrigal. Recalled RHP Manuel Rodriguez, 1B Frank Schwindel and CF Johneshwy Fargas from Iowa (Triple-A East). Selected the contracts of RHP Michael Rucker and 2B Andrew Romine from Iowa and agreed to terms on major league contracts.
29 July 2021Recalled INF Sergio Alcantara from Iowa (Triple-A East). Selected the contract of RHP Jake Jewell from Iowa and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Placed INF Nico Hoerner on the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Cory Abbott to Iowa. Transferred RHP Kohl Stewart from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Acquired LHP Bailey Horn from Chicago White Sox in exchange for RHP Ryan Tepera. Recalled RHP Trevor Megill from Iowa (Triple-A East). Placed RHP Dillon Maples on the 10-day IL. Acquired RHP Alexander Vizcaino and OF Kevin Alcantara from the New York Yankees in exchange for 1B Anthony Rizzo and cash considerations.
28 July 2021Sent RHP Rowan Wick to Iowa (Triple-A West) on a rehab assignment.
27 July 2021Recalled LHPs Kyle Ryan and Cory Abbott from Iowa (Triple-A East). Optioned RHP Keegan Thompson to Iowa.
26 July 2021Sent C Austin Romine to Arizona Complex League (ACL) on a rehab assignment. Acquired OF Greg Deichmann and RHP Daniel Palencia from Oakland in exchange for LHP Andrew Chafin.
25 July 2021Optioned RHP Trevor Megill to Iowa (Triple-A East). Reinstated 2B David Bote from the 10-day IL.
24 July 2021Agreed to terms with 3Bs James Triantos, B.J. Murray Jr., RHPs Erian Rodriguez, Frankie Scalzo Jr., Zachary Leigh, Dominic Hambley and INF Christian Olivo on minor league contracts.
23 July 2021Reinstated 3B Matt Duffy from the 60-day IL. Designated 2B Eric Sogard for assignment. Claimed OF Johneshwy Fargas off waivers from New York Mets and optioned him to Iowa (Triple-A East). Transferred LHP Brad Wieck from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
22 July 2021Optioned SS Sergio Alcantara to Iowa (Triple-A East). Recalled RHP Trevor Megill from Iowa.
19 July 2021Reinstated RHP Dillon Maples from the 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Kyle Ryan to Iowa (Triple-A East).
18 July 2021Claimed 1B Frank Schwindel off waivers from Oakland and optioned him to Iowa (Triple-A East).
17 July 2021Sent RHP Rowan Wick to South Bend (High-A Central) on a rehab assignment. Sent 2B David Bote to Iowa (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
16 July 2021Reinstated INF Eric Sogard from the 10-day IL. Agreed to terms with LHPs Drew Gray, Chase Watkins, Jordan Wicks, Riley Martin, OFs Parker Chavers, Peter Matt, Christian Franklin, SS Liam Spence and C Casey Opitz on minor league contracts.
15 July 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Tyler Santana.
13 July 2021Sent 3B Matt Duffy to Iowa (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
9 July 2021Reinstated RHP Ryan Tepera from the 10-day IL. Recalled LHP Kyle Ryan from Iowa (Triple-A East). Placed LHP Brad Wieck on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 7. Optioned RHP Cory Abbott to Iowa.
8 July 2021Optioned LHP Justin Steele to Iowa (Triple-A East). Sent 1B Taylor Gushue outright to Iowa.
7 July 2021Placed RHP Jake Arrieta on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Cory Abbott from Iowa (Triple-A East).
6 July 2021Placed 2B Eric Sogard and RHP Kohl Stewart on the 10-day IL. Reinstated Trevor Williams from the 10-day IL. Recalled SS Sergio Alcántara from Iowa (Triple-A East).
5 July 2021Signed C Robinson Chirinos to a one-year, major league contract. Designated 1B Taylor Gushue for assignment.
4 July 2021Reinstated INF Nico Hoerner from the 10-day IL. Optioned INF Sergio Alcantara to Iowa (Triple-A East).
3 July 2021Selected the contract of LHP Tony Cingrani from Lexington (Triple-A East).
2 July 2021Recalled RHP Kohl Stewart from Iowa (Triple-A East). Optioned RHP Tommy Nance to Iowa, retroactive to June 30.
1 July 2021Optioned RHP Tommy Nance to Iowa (Triple-A East).
June
DATETRANSACTION
30 June 2021Placed C Jose Lobaton on the 60-day IL. Selected the contract of C Taylor Gushue from Iowa (Triple-A East).
29 June 2021Selected LHP Adam Morgan from Iowa (Triple-A East). Optioned RHP Trevor Megill to Iowa. Transferred 3B Matt Duffy from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Placed RHP Ryan Tepera on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Tommy Nance from Iowa.
28 June 2021Recalled RHP Trevor Megill from Iowa (Triple-A East). Optioned RHP Tommy Nance to Iowa.
27 June 2021Sent C Nico Hoerner and LHP Justin Steele to Iowa (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
26 June 2021Sent RHP Dillon Maples to Iowa (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
22 June 2021Signed 1B Matt Warkentin to a minor league contract.
21 June 2021Reinstated RHP Adbert Alzolay from the 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Kyle Ryan to Iowa (Triple-A East).
20 June 2021Optioned RHP Cory Abbott to Iowa (Triple-A East). Recalled LHP Kyle Ryan from Iowa. Designated RHP Robert Stock for assignment.
17 June 2021Optioned RHP Robert Stock to Iowa (Triple-A East). Recalled LHP Brad Wieck from Iowa.
16 June 2021Selected RHP Robert Stock from Iowa (Triple-A East). Optioned RHP Trevor Megill to Iowa. Placed RHP Dillon Maples on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 15. Recalled RHP Cory Abbott from Iowa. Transferred C P.J. Higgins from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Selected the contract of RHP Mike Hauschild from the Lexington Legends (Atlantic League).
13 June 2021Sent RHP Dakota Chalmers outright to Tennessee (Double-A South).
12 June 2021Recalled RHP Trevor Megill from Iowa (Triple-A East). Optioned RHP Kohl Stewart to Iowa.
11 June 2021Selected the contract of C Jose Lobaton from Iowa (Triple-A East). Designated RHP Dakota Chalmers for assignment. Placed C P.J. Higgins on the 10-day IL.
8 June 2021Placed RHP Adbert Alzolay on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Kohl Stewart from Iowa (Triple-A East). Activated RHP Alec Mills from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Cory Abbott to Iowa.
7 June 2021Activated OF Jake Marisnick from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Kohl Stewart to Iowa (Triple-A East).
5 June 2021Recalled RHP Cory Abbott from Iowa (Triple-A East). Optioned LHP Brad Wieck to Iowa. Claimed RHP Dakota Chalmers off waivers from Minnesota and optioned him to Tennessee (Double-A South). Activated OF Jason Heyward from the 10-day IL. Designated OF Nick Martini for assignment.
May
DATETRANSACTION
31 May 2021Placed RHP Trevor Williams on the 10-day IL retroactive to May 28. Recalled RHP Kohl Stewart from Iowa (Triple-A East). Released RHP Shelby Miller.
30 May 2021Placed INF David Bote on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of INF Sergio Alcantara from Iowa (Triple-A East). Designated RHP Tyson Miller for assignment.
29 May 2021Agreed to terms with 2B Dee Strange-Gordon on a minor league contract.
28 May 2021Signed SS Tyler Ladendorf to a minor league contract.
26 May 2021Sent RHP Trevor Megill to Iowa (Triple-A East) for a rehab assignment. Placed INF Nico Hoerner on 10-day IL. Selected the contract of OF Rafael Ortega from Iowa (Triple-A East). Activated RHP Shelby Miller from the 10-day IL and designated for assignment. Released RHP Jason Adam.
25 May 2021Designated RHP Jason Adam for assignment. Placed 3B Matt Duffy on the 10-day IL, retroactive to May 23. Selected the contract of 3B Patrick Wisdom from Iowa (Triple-A East).
24 May 2021Purchased the contract of SS Tyler Ladendorf from High Point (Atlantic League). Assigned SS Tyler Ladendorf to Iowa (Triple-A East).
23 May 2021Sent RHP Alec Mills to Iowa (Triple-A West) for a rehab assignment.
22 May 2021Assigned C Tony Wolters outright to Iowa (Triple-A East).
21 May 2021Placed LHP Justin Steele on the 10-day IL. Recalled LHP Brad Wieck from Iowa (Triple-A East).
20 May 2021Placed RF Jason Heyward on the 10-day IL. Recalled OF Nick Martini from Iowa (Triple-A East).
19 May 2021Selected C P.J. Higgins from Iowa (Triple-A East). Designated C Tony Wolters for assignment.
18 May 2021Acquired cash considerations and assigned him to Syracuse (Triple-A East) from New York Mets for OF Cameron Maybin.
16 May 2021Placed RHP Alec Mills on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of RHP Tommy Nance from Iowa (Triple-A East).
15 May 2021Activated OF Ian Happ from the 10-day injured list. Designated INF Ildemaro Vargas for assignment.
14 May 2021Activated RHPs Jake Arrieta and Dan Winkler and INF Nico Hoerner from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Jason Adam, LHP Brad Wieck and OF Nick Martini to Iowa (Triple-A East). Signed RHP Tyler Suellentrop. Optioned LHP Brad Wieck to Iowa. Activated RHP Dan Winkler from the 10-day IL.
11 May 2021Placed CF Jake Marisnick on the 10-day IL. Recalled LHP Brad Wieck from Iowa (Triple-A Midwest). Reassigned RHP Kyle Ryan outright to Iowa (Triple-A East). Acquired OF Trayce Thompson from Chicago.
7 May 2021Placed CF Ian Happ on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of OF Nick Martini from Iowa (Triple-A Midwest). Recalled RHP Jason Adam from Iowa (Triple-A Midwest). Designated LHP Kyle Ryan for assignment.
5 May 2021Optioned RHP Kohl Stewart to Iowa (Triple-A East).
4 May 2021Placed INF Nico Hoerner on the 10-day IL. Placed RHPs Jake Arrieta and Dan Winkler on the 10-day IL retroactive to May 3. Recalled LHP Kyle Ryan and RHP Keegan Thompson from Iowa (Triple-A Midwest). Selected the contract of INF Ildemaro Vargas from Iowa (Triple-A Midwest). Recalled RHP Kohl Stewart from alternate training site.
3 May 2021Optioned RHP Keegan Thompson to alternate training site. Activated LF Joc Pederson from the 10-day IL.
1 May 2021Optioned LHP Kyle Ryan to Iowa (Triple-A East). Recalled RHP Keegan Thompson from alternate training site.
April
DATETRANSACTION
30 April 2021Recalled LHP Kyle Ryan from alternate training site. Placed RHP Trevor Megill on the 10-day IL.
29 April 2021Recalled LHP Justin Steele from alternate training site. Designated RHP Brandon Workman for assignment.
27 April 2021Activated RHP Ryan Tepera.
26 April 2021Optioned RHP Jason Adam to alternate training site. Selected the contracts of RHP Trevor McGill and C Tony Wolters from alternate training site. Placed C Austin Romine on the 10-day IL. Transferred RHPs Jonathan Holder and Rowan Wick from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
24 April 2021Recalled RHP Adbert Alzolay from South Bend alternate site. Optioned LHP Kyle Ryan to alternate site.
23 April 2021Recalled RHP Adbert Alzolay from South Bend alternate site. Optioned LHP Kyle Ryan to alternate site.
22 April 2021Placed OF Joc Pederson on the 10-day IL. Recalled INF Nico Hoerner from alternate training site.
17 April 2021Activated RHPs Brandon Workman and Dan Winkler from the COVID-19 IL. Optioned LHP Justin Steele and returned RHP Pedro Strop to alternate training site. Sent C Tony Wolters outright to alternate training site.
16 April 2021Activated INF Matt Duffy from the 10-day IL. Reassigned INF Ildemaro Vargas to alternate training site.
14 April 2021Activated C Austin Romine from the 10-day IL. and RHP Jason Adam from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Selected RHP Shelby Miller from the alternate training site. Designated C Tony Wolters for assignment. Optioned RHP Adbert Alsolay and LHP Brad Wieck to the alternate training site.
13 April 2021Recalled INF Ildemaro Vargas from the alternate training site. Placed 3B Matt Duffy on the COVID-19 IL.
12 April 2021Placed RHPs Jason Adam, Dan Winkler and Brandon Workman on the COVID-19 IL. Recalled LHPs Justin Steele and Brad Wieck from the alternate training site.
5 April 2021Traded RHP James Norwood to San Diego Padres for RHP Dauris Valdez.
1 April 2021Placed RHPs Jonathan Holder and Rowan Wick and C Austin Romine on the 10-day injured list.
March
DATETRANSACTION
31 March 2021Signed C Tony Wolters to a one-year contract. Designated RHP James Norwood for assignment. Outrighted INF Ildemaro Vargas to alternate training Site.
28 March 2021Selected the contracts of INFs Matt Duffy, Eric Sogard and Ildemaro Vargas and LHP Rex Brothers from Iowa (Triple-A East).
27 March 2021Optioned INF Nico Hoerner and LHP Brad Wieck to Iowa (Triple-A East). Assigned RHPs Shelby Miller, Trevor Megill and Pedro Strop, OF Rafael Ortega to the minor league camp. Released OF Cameron Maybin from a minor league contract.
19 March 2021Optioned RHP James Norwood and LHPs Kyle Ryan and Justin Steele to Iowa (Triple-A East) and LHP Brailyn Marquez to Tennessee (Double-A South). Reassigned RHP Joe Biagini, C Jose Lobaton and OFs Michael Hermosillo, Nick Martini and Ian Miller to minor league camp.
15 March 2021Optioned RHP Keegan Thompson to Iowa (Triple-A Midwest). Reassigned INF Trent Giambrone to minor league camp.
12 March 2021Optioned RHPs Cory Abbott, Tyson Miller and Kohl Stewart to Iowa (Triple-A) East, RHPs Manuel Rodriguez, C Miguel Amaya and INF Christopher Morel to Tennessee (Double-A South). Reassigned RHPs James Bourque, Juan Gamez, Jake Jewell, Tommy Nance, Michael Rucker and Robert Stock, LHPs Brendon Little and Jerry Vasto, Cs Taylor Gushue and Tyler Payne and INFs Abiatal Avelino, Alfonso Rivas, Chase Strumpf, Andy Weber and Patrick Wisdom and OF Brennen Davis to minor league camp.
9 March 2021Agreed to terms with INF Eric Sogard on a minor league contract.
3 March 2021Agreed to terms with INF Eric Sogard on a minor league contract.
2 March 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Ryan Tepera on a one-year contract. Designated RHP Duane Underwood Jr. for assignment. Assigned RHP Robert Stock outright to Iowa (Triple-A East).
February
DATETRANSACTION
28 February 2021Agreed to terms with RHPs Cory Abbott, Jason Adam, Adbert Alzolay, Gray Fenter, Dillon Maples, Tyson Miller, Alec Mills, James Norwood, Manuel Rodríguez, Keegan Thompson, Duane Underwood Jr. and Rowan Wick, LHPs Brailyn Márquez, Justin Steele and Brad Wieck, C Miguel Amaya and INFs Nico Hoerner, Christopher Morel and Ildemaro Vargas. Activated LHP Kyle Ryan from the 10-day IL. Designated RHP Robert Stock for assignment.
26 February 2021Agreed to terms with OF Cameron Maybin on a minor league contract.
20 February 2021Assigned SS Sergio Alcantara outright to Iowa (Triple-A East).
18 February 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Brandon Workman on a one-year contract. Designated INF Sergio Alcantara for assignment.
17 February 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Jake Arrieta on a one-year contract. Placed LHP Kyle Ryan on the COVID-19 related IL.
15 February 2021Named Jared Banner vice president of special projects in the baseball operations department.
12 February 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Shelby Miller, LHP Adam Morgan and C Jose Lobation on a minor league contracts.
5 February 2021Claimed INF Sergio Alcantara off waivers from Detroit. Agreed to terms with OF Joc Pederson, RHP Trevor Williams and LHP Andrew Chafin on a one-year contract. Designated INF Max Schrock for assignment.
January
DATETRANSACTION
28 January 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Kohl Stewart on a one-year contract.
23 January 2021Agreed to terms with C Austin Romine on a one-year contract.
15 January 2021Agreed to terms with 3B Kris Bryant, SS Javier Baez and C Wilson Contreras on one-year contracts.