B/T: L/L H: 6' 0" W: 205 DOB: 12/18/1987. But today is not a double-header day, and Alzolay is set to make another start. And also fortunately, we’ve started to see signs of certain guys emerging as the most trustworthy in the bullpen, which should make today’s roster moves fairly painless. Active. So Who Wants to Know How the Cubs Top Prospects Have Been Doing? Then, in turn, if any of Jose Quintana, Tyler Chatwood, or Andrew Chafin are ready to return sooner rather than later, you have to do this dance again. So if the Cubs want Alzolay only for tonight and then option him back out, they’d have to replace him with someone else (presumably a fresh arm, or a positional guy if Vargas is the one ditched tonight).

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Underwood doesn’t have options left, however, and Rea sure looked dang good last night pitching in relief. As happens every winter, the Cubs will have until November 20 to reset their 40-man roster before the Rule 5 Draft, which is usually held at the winter meetings in early December. Photos used are the property of Bleacher Nation, are used under a license with Getty Images, are used with permission, are fair use, or are believed to be in the public domain. Information on Bleacher Nation may contain errors or inaccuracies, though we try to avoid them. It's just a media site that happens to cover MLB, the NFL, the NBA, the Chicago Cubs, the Chicago Bears, and the Chicago Bulls.

Kevin Kiermaier, who hasn't been in the starting lineup for three straight games after injuring his left hand in Game 3, is starting for the Rays on Saturday night. Legitimate requests to remove copyrighted photos not in the public domain will be honored promptly.

Hundreds of Boston residents cast their votes at Fenway Park, which the city is using as an alternative to indoor venues during the pandemic. Bleacher Nation is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. B/T: R/R H: 6' 3" W: 229 DOB: 08/04/1991. Coaches. Electric Mookie Betts catch protects Dodgers' lead in NLCS Game 6. That means, when he’s officially called up, the Cubs will have to move someone else off the 28-man roster. R/R: 6' 1" 208: 03/01/1995: Rex Brothers 48. … unless someone hit the Injured List. If the Cubs want to keep 10 in the bullpen for now, they could send out someone like Ildemaro Vargas, though he’d require a DFA, since he doesn’t have any options remaining. Pitchers: B/T: HT: WT: DOB: Jason Adam 60. But since the Cubs get to stay at 28 all year, I now think Phegley might stick around, particularly given how devoted David Ross has been to keeping both Willson Contreras’s and Victor Caratini’s bats in the lineup (woo!). Comments by third parties are neither sponsored or endorsed by Bleacher Nation. There’s no one else known to be dealing with an injury, though I did think it was odd that Vargas started at second against Trevor Bauer instead of Jason Kipnis. Cubs Roster & Staff. Bleacher Nation Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Jake Arrieta has moved to the Phillies, and signings like Tyler Chatwood and Yu Darvish have not paid dividends yet. Of course, the rub with that is he’s looked really good. Copyright: © 2020 ESPN Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved. Jon Lester and Jose Quintana are quality lefties, but the Cubs lack that ace you can turn to. On the whole, I think it’s probably going to be Vargas or Adam or Winkler, with an unpleasant IL surprise another possibility. Visit ESPN to view the Chicago Cubs team roster for the current season