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Chicago Cubs trades and free agent signings

Money talks: Craig Counsell will be the next manager of the Chicago Cubs

There are some really interesting financial elements informing this decision

Jeimer Candelario returns to Chicago

The third baseman was traded away in 2017

Cubs acquire Josh Roberson from Rays for Adrian Sampson and Manuel Rodriguez

This is a minor deal.

Cubs acquire RHP Carlos Guzman from Tigers for Zach McKinstry

That’ll mean something for the Opening Day roster.

The Trey Mancini signing by the numbers

The Cubs added an intriguing 1B/OF option on a two-year deal

The Eric Hosmer signing by the numbers

The Cubs added a veteran first baseman/DH.

The Drew Smyly signing by the numbers

Smyly will return to the Cubs

The Cubs are signing Eric Hosmer

For better or for worse, he’s here.

Cubs officially announce the signing of Tucker Barnhart

The team’s new catcher was added to the 40-man roster.

The Cubs officially announced the Drew Smyly signing

The lefthander will be a Cub for at least two more years.

Cubs claim Anthony Kay on waivers from Blue Jays

Another relief arm joins the ballclub.

Cubs sign catcher Tucker Barnhart

They’ve got their partner for Yan Gomes.

The Cubs are bringing Drew Smyly back for 2023

The lefthander is reportedly re-signing with the North Siders.

The Cubs are signing Dansby Swanson for seven years and $177 million

Yes, it’s happening.

Cubs sign righthanded reliever Brad Boxberger

This could be another really good value relief signing

Cubs sign right-hander Jameson Taillon

The Cubs picked up a solid starter who fits nicely in the middle of the rotation.

Cubs sign Cody Bellinger

The Cubs have a center fielder for 2023.

Cubs acquire Miles Mastrobuoni from Rays for minor leaguer Alfredo Zárraga

It’s the first of what could be several moves Tuesday.

Cubs trade Mychal Givens to Mets

Another reliever sent to a contender.

Cubs trade David Robertson to Phillies

It’s the Cubs’ first big-name trade of this year’s deadline.

The Scott Effross/Hayden Wesneski trade by the numbers

This deal was a surprise.

Cubs trade Scott Effross to Yankees

This is a bit of a puzzler, given Effross' years of team control.

Cubs trade Chris Martin to Dodgers

The first domino has fallen.

Cubs acquire Sean Newcomb from Braves for Jesse Chavez

A trade for a potential starter.

Cubs trade Harold Ramirez to Rays

Harold, we hardly knew ye.

Cubs sign lefthander Daniel Norris

Here’s another rotation candidate, or possibly someone in the bullpen mix.

Cubs sign righthanded reliever David Robertson

He’s been a closer before... and could be again.

Cubs sign lefthander Steven Brault

The former Pirate heads to the North Side.

Cubs sign Japanese star Seiya Suzuki

And there it is, the Cubs make a big free agent splash.

Cubs sign righthanded reliever Chris Martin

He pitched for the World Series champion Braves in 2021.

Cubs sign righthanded reliever Jesse Chavez

He was really good for the team for two months in 2018.

Cubs sign shortstop Andrelton Simmons

He’s an excellent defender.


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