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Chicago Cubs Transactions - 2019

April 25, 2019Optioned LHP Tim Collins to Iowa (PCL). Reinstated LHP Jon Lester from the 10-day IL.
April 24, 2019Optioned RHP Alec Mills to Iowa (PCL). Reinstated INF David Bote from paternity leave.
April 23, 2019Placed INF David Bote on paternity leave. Recalled LHP Randy Rosario from Iowa (PCL).
April 22, 2019Sent LHP Mike Montgomery to Tennessee (SL) for a rehab assignment.
April 21, 2019Optioned LHP Randy Rosario to Iowa (PCL). Recalled RHP Alec Mills from Iowa. Sent RHP Tony Barnette to Iowa for a rehab assignment.
April 12, 2019Placed C Victor Caratini on the 10-day IL. Recalled C Taylor Davis from Iowa (PCL).
April 10, 2019Placed LHP Jon Lester on 10-day IL. Recalled LHP Timj Collins from Iowa (PCL).
April 6, 2019Designated RHP Jen-Ho Tseng for assignment. Placed LHP Mike Montgomery on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Friday. Optioned RHP Carl Edwards Jr. to Iowa (PCL). Recalled LHP Kyle Ryan from Iowa. Selected the contract of RHP Allen Webster from Iowa.
April 3, 2019Agreed to terms with INF David Bote on a five-year contract for 2020-24.
March 29, 2019Assigned LHP Brian Duensing outright to Iowa (PCL).
March 28, 2019Placed LHP Xavier Cedeno and RHPs Tony Barnette and Brandon Morrow on the 10-day IL, retroactive to March 25.
March 26, 2019Agreed to terms with RHP Kyle Hendricks on a four-year contract for 2020-23. Optioned LHP Kyle Ryan to Iowa (PCL). Reassigned RHP Allen Webster to minor league camp.
March 25, 2019Released RHP Junichi Tazawa. Optioned OF Ian Happ, C Taylor Davis, LHP Tim Collins and RHPs Dillon Maples and Alex Mills to Iowa (PCL).
March 24, 2019Agreed to terms with LHP Tim Collins on a one-year contract. Designated LHP Brian Duensing for assignment.
March 23, 2019Optioned INF Ian Happ, C Taylor Davis and RHPs Alec Mills and Dillon Maples to Iowa (PCL). Released RHP Junichi Tazawa. Reassigned INF Cristhian Adames and OF Johnny Field to the minor league camp.
March 21, 2019Released RHP Christian Bergman.
March 16, 2019Optioned RHPs Duane Underwood Jr., James Norwood and Rowan Wick to Iowa (PCL). Reassigned LHP Mike Zagurski; Cs Francisco Arcia and P.J. Higgins; RHPs Christian Bergman, Matt Carasiti, George Kontos and Dakota Mekkes; INFs Ryan Court, Phillip Evans, Trent Giambrone and Zack Short; and INF/OF Jim Adduci to minor league camp.
March 9, 2019Released RHP Rob Scahill. Optioned RHPs Adbert Alzolay and Jen-Ho Tseng to Iowa (PCL) and RHP Oscar De La Cruz and LHP Justin Steele to Tennessee (SL). Assigned RHPs Craig Brooks, Carlos Ramirez, Colin Rea and Duncan Robinson; LHPs Alberto Baldonado and Ian Clarkin; OFs Charcer Burks, Jacob Hannemann and Evan Marzilli; and C Ian Rice to their minor league camp.
March 4, 2019Activated SS Addison Russell from the restricted list.
March 3, 2019Agreed to terms with INF David Bote; LHPs Randy Rosario and Justin Steele; Cs Victor Caratini, Willson Contreras and Taylor Davis; OFs Albert Almora Jr., Ian Happ and Mark Zagunis; and RHPs Adbert Alzolay, Oscar De La Cruz, Dillon Maples, Alec Mills, James Norwood, Jen-Ho Tseng, Duane Underwood Jr. and Rowan Wick on one-year contracts.
February 14, 2019Agreed to terms with LHP Xavier Cedeno on a one-year contract.
February 11, 2019Agreed to terms with RHP Brad Brach on a one-year contract.
February 6, 2019Agreed to terms with RHPs Christian Bergman, George Kontos, Carlos Ramirez, Colin Rea, Junichi Tazawa and Rob Scahill; LHP Mike Zagurski; INFs Cristhian Adames and Phillip Evans; OFs Jim Adduci and Evan Marzilli; and C Francisco Arcia on minor league contracts.
February 1, 2019Agreed to terms with RHP Tony Barnette on a one-year contract. Sent LHP Ian Clarkin outright to Iowa (PCL).
January 22, 2019Named Adam Beard director of high performance.
January 16, 2019Claimed LHP Ian Clarkin off waivers from the White Sox.
January 14, 2019Named Craig Breslow director of strategic initiatives for baseball operations.
January 11, 2019Agreed to terms with SS Addison Russell, 3B Kris Bryant, 2B Javier Baez, OF Kyle Schwarber, LHP Mike Montgomery and RHPs Kyle Hendricks and Carl Edwards Jr. on one-year contracts.
January 2, 2019Named Mark Loretta bench coach and Bob Tewksbury coordinator, mental skills.