The Cubs have sent RHP Casey Weathers outright to AAA Iowa.
The Cubs MLB Reserve List (40-man roster) now stands at 39 (one slot is open), and the 2012 Spring Training roster has been cut to 57.
Injured players who accrued no MLB Service Time the previous season and who were not Rule 5 Draft picks can be sent to the minors anytime prior to 15 days prior to the start of the MLB...
The Chicago Cubs continue to add players as the offseason continues, though not the ones many fans were hoping for. The Cubs traded away Tyler Colvin and DJ Lemahieu to the Colorado Rockies in exchange for third baseman Ian Stewert and pitcher Casey Weathers. Stewart is the likely replacement for Aramis Ramirez who refused arbitration [...]
The long rumored deal to nab Ian Stewart from the Rockies went down last night, and the Cubs also received pitcher Casey Weathers in the deal. The cost? Tyler Colvin and D.J. LeMahieu.
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Ian Stewart was dreadful last year, absolutely a dreadful to the tune of a .465 OPS in 136 PA's that Colvin even managed to beat (.509 in 222 PA's). He did put up a...
The Chicago Cubs acquired infielder Ian Stewart and pitcher Casey Weathers from the Colorado Rockies for outfielder Tyler Colvin and infielder DJ LeMahieu.
The Colorado Rockies have traded Ian Stewart and Casey Weathers to the Chicago Cubs for Tyler Colvin and DJ Lamehieu, Troy E. Renck of The Denver Post reports.
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