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Chicago Cubs Transactions 2020

October
DATETRANSACTION
3 October 2020Activated LHPs Rex Brothers, Brailyn Marquez and Justin Steele, RHPs Tyler Chatwood, Tyson Miller, Colin Rea, Duane Underwood Jr., Dillon Maples and Rowan Wick, CF Albert Almora Jr., 1B Jose Martinez and C Miguel Amaya from alternate training site.
2 October 2020Sent LHP Josh Osich outright to alternate training site.
September
DATETRANSACTION
30 September 2020Reassigned C Miguel Amaya, CF Albert Almora Jr., 1B Patrick Wisdom, LHPs Brailyn Marquez and Justin Steele and RHPs Colin Rea, Dillon Maples, Rowan Wick, Tyler Chatwood and Tyson Miller to the minor leagues. Activated 2B Ildemaro Vargas from the 10-day IL. Designated LHP Josh Osich for assignment. Selected the contract of C Josh Phegley from alternate training site.
27 September 2020Selected the contract of LHP Brailyn Marquez from alternate training site. Designated 1B Patrick Wisdom for assignment.
25 September 2020Selected the contract of 1B Patrick Wisdom from alternate training site. Optioned 1B Jose Martinez to alternate training site. Placed RHP Manny Rodriguez on the 45-day IL.
22 September 2020Activated LHP Jose Quintana from the 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Rex Brothers to alternate training site.
21 September 2020Placed 2B Ildemaro Vargas on the 10-day IL retroactive to Sept. 20.
20 September 2020Recalled OF/INF Jose Martinez from alternate training site. Optioned LHP Josh Osich to alternate training site.
19 September 2020Activated LHP Andrew Chafin from the 10-day IL. Placed RHP Rowan Wick on the 10-day IL.
11 September 2020Recalled LHP Rex Brothers from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Adbert Alsolay to alternate training site.
10 September 2020Recalled RHP Adbert Alzolay from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Collin Rea to alternate training site. Signed RHP Joe Wieland to a minor league contract and sent him to alternate training site. Released OF Ryan LaMarre.
8 September 2020Activated CF Billy Hamilton. Optioned 1B Jose Martinez to alternate training site. Released RF Steven Souza Jr.
7 September 2020Recalled 2B Ildemaro Vargas from alternate training site. Claimed OF Billy Hamilton off waivers from the New York Mets. Optioned LHP Matt Dermody to alternate training site.
6 September 2020Designated RF Steven Souza Jr. for assignment. Selected the contract of LHP Matt Dermody. Optioned RHPs Tyson Miller and Adbert Alzolay to alternate training site.
5 September 2020Placed LHP Kwang Hyun Kim on 10-day IL. Activated LHP Andrew Miller from 10-day IL. Recalled Nabil Crismatt from alternate training site. Recalled RHPs Tyson Miller and Adbert Alzolay from alternate training site. Activated INF Kris Bryant and OF Steven Souza Jr. from 10-day IL. Added INF/OF Jose Martinez, OF Cameron Mybin and LHP Josh Osich to active roster. Optioned OF Albert Almora to alternate training site. Placed RHP Tyler Chatwood on 10-day IL. Designated RHP Casey Sadler and OF Steven Souza Jr. for assignment. Claimed 2B Ildemaro Vargas off waivers from Minnesota Twins.
2 September 2020Placed LHP Jose Quintana on the 10-day IL retroactive to Aug. 31. Recalled RHP Jason Adam from the alternate training site.
1 September 2020Activated IF Kris Bryant and OF Steven Souza Jr from the IL. Added IF/OF Jose Martinez, OF Cameron Maybin and LHP Josh Osich to the active roster. Placed RHP Tyler Chatwood on the 10-day IL retroactive to Aug. 31. Optioned CF Albert Almora Jr. to alternate training site. Designated RHP Casey Sadler for assignment.
August
DATETRANSACTION
31 August 2020Acquired LHP Josh Osich from Boston in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Designated IF Hernan Perez for assignment. Acquired LHP Andrew Chafin and cash considerations from the Arizona for a player to be named or a cash considerations. Designated CF Ian Miller and IF Hernan Perez for assignment.
30 August 2020Optioned RHP to alternate training site. Designated C Josh Phegley for assignment.
29 August 2020Recalled RHP Albert Alzolay from alternate training site.
25 August 2020Optioned OF Ian Miller to alternate training site. Activated RHP Tyler Chatwood and LHP Jose Quintana from the 10-day IL.
23 August 2020Selected the contract of OF Ian Miller from alternate training site. Transferred RHP James Norwood from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Signed free agent 1B Patrick Wisdom and sent to alternate training site.
22 August 2020Placed INF Kris Bryant on the 10-day IL retroactive to Aug. 19.
19 August 2020Recalled RHP Adbert Alzolay from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Adbert Alzolay to alternate training site.
18 August 2020Placed OF Steven Souza on 10-day IL retroactive to Aug. 17. Recalled INF Hernan Perez from alternate training site. Transferred LHP Brad Wieck from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Optioned RHP Tyson Miller to alternate training site.
17 August 2020Recalled RHP Tyson Miller from alternate training site.
16 August 2020Placed RHP Tyler Chatwood on the 10-day IL retroactive to Aug. 13. Selected the contract of RHP Jason Adam from alternate training site. Designated RHP Jharel Cotton for assignment.
6 August 2020Optioned LHP Rex Brothers and LHP Justin Steele to alternate training site.
2 August 2020Placed RHP James Norwood on the 10-day IL retroactive to July 30. Recalled LHP Justin Steele from alternate training site.
July
DATETRANSACTION
31 July 2020Signed RHP Cody Allen to a minor league contract.
26 July 2020Placed LHP Brad Wieck on 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Ryan Tepera from alternate training site.
24 July 2020Signed INF Derek Dietrich and OF Ryan LaMarre to minor league contracts.
23 July 2020Placed LHP Jose Quintana on the 10-day IL retroactive to July 20. Placed INF Daniel Descalso on the 45-day IL. Recalled RHP's James Norwood and Dillon Maples from Iowa (PCL). Optioned RHP's Ryan Tepera and Jharel Cotton to the club's South Bend Summer Camp roster. Assigned RHP Colin Rea to the South Bend roster. Selected the contracts of C Josh Phegley and LHP Rex Brothers from alternate training site. Designated INF/OF Robel Garcia for assignment. Placed RF Mark Zagunis on the restricted list.
22 July 2020Signed OF Jordan Nwogu to a minor league contract. Agreed to terms with RHP's Ben Leeper and Sheldon Reed on minor league contracts.
17 July 2020Selected the contract of INF Jason Kipnis from Triple-A Iowa.
15 July 2020Agreed to terms with C Jose Lobaton on a minor league contract.
June
DATETRANSACTION
25 June 2020Signed LHP Burl Carraway, LHP Luke Little and RHP Koen Moreno to minor league contracts.
22 June 2020Signed SS Ed Howard.
15 June 2020Agreed to terms with undrafted free agents OF Bradlee Beesley, INF Scott McKeon, LHP Scott Kobos, RHP Graham Lawson, RHP Ben Leeper, RHP Bailey Reed OF Jacob Wetzel.
March
DATETRANSACTION
27 March 2020Optioned Dillon Maples to Iowa (PCL).
February
DATETRANSACTION
5 February 2020Signed RHPs Jason Adam, Oscar De La Cruz, Brandon Morrow, Caleb Simpson and Ben Taylor; LHPs Rex Brothers, Danny Hultzen and Tyler Olson; INFs Carlos Asuaje, Corban Joseph and Hern?n P?rez; OFs Noel Cuevas and Ian Miller; and Cs Jhonny Pereda and Josh Phegley to minor league contracts.
1 February 2020Agreed to terms with RHP Jeremy Jeffress on a one-year contract.
January
DATETRANSACTION
28 January 2020Agreed to terms with OF Steven Souza Jr. on a one-year contract. Selected the contract of LHP Adam Choplick from Southern Maryland (Atlantic).
14 January 2020Named Casey Jacobson coordinator of minor league development, James Ogden coordinator of minor league pitching performance, Steven Pollakov Dominican hitting analytics coordinator/piching performance, Mike Mason assistant minor league coordinator/pitching performance, Carlos Chantres assistant minor league coordinator/pitching development, Javier Guerrero minor league coordinator/mental skills, Cory Kennedy head of minor league strength and conditioning and performance science, Doug Jarrow minor league rehabilitation strength and conditioning coordinator and Mike McNulty minor league training coordinator.
10 January 2020Agreed to terms with SS Javier Baez; C William Contreras; OF Kyle Schwarber; OF Albert Almora and LHP Kyle to one-year contracts.