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Chicago Cubs Transactions 2022

August
DATETRANSACTION
17 August 2022Reinstated LHP Steven Brault from the COVID-19 list. Optioned RHP Anderson Espinoza to Iowa (IL).
11 August 2022Recalled INF Alfonso Rivas from Iowa (IL).
9 August 2022Activated OF/DH Franmil Reyes from waivers to the 26-man active roster. Optioned INF Frank Schwindel to Iowa (IL).
8 August 2022Claimed OF Franmil Reyes off waivers from Cleveland.
6 August 2022Reinstated SS Andrelton Simmons from the 10-day IL and designated him for assignment.
5 August 2022Optioned LHP Matt Dermody to Iowa (IL).
4 August 2022Selected the contract of LHPs Matt Dermody and Sean Newcomb from Iowa (IL), optioned Dermody to Iowa and recalled him to serve as the 27th man for a double header. Optioned INF David Bote to Iowa.
3 August 2022Recalled RHP Kervin Castro from Iowa (IL).
2 August 2022Acquired RHP Saul Gonzalez from the New York Mets for RHP Mychal Givens. Reinstated INF Nick Madrigal from the 10-day IL. Recalled RHPs Michael Rucker and Anderson Espinoza from Iowa (IL). Placed LHP Steven Brault on the COVID-19 injured list. Claimed RHP Kervin Castro off waivers from San Francisco and optioned him to Iowa.
1 August 2022Acquired RHP Hayden Wesneski from the New York Yankees in exchange for RHP Scott Effross.
July
DATETRANSACTION
31 July 2022Traded INF Dixon Machado to San Francisco Giants for RHP Raynel Espinal.
30 July 2022Agreed to terms with LHPs Jackson Ferris and Branden Noriega, RHPs Nazier Mule, Garrett Brown, Luis Rujano, JonPaul Wheat, Shane Marshall and Matthew Peters, C Haydn McGeary and OFs Andy Garriola and KeShun Collier on minor league contracts. Acquired INF Zach McKinstry for L.A. Dodgers in exchange for RHP Chris Martin. Recalle RHP Mark Leiter Jr. from Iowa (IL).
23 July 2022Signed RHPs Cade Horton, Will Frisch, Nick Hull, Mason McGwire, Connor Noland, Brody McCollough and Brandon Birdsell and INF Christopher Paciolla to minor league contracts.
22 July 2022Released LHP Daniel Norris. Sent 2B Nick Madrigal to Iowa (IL) on a rehab assignment.
21 July 2022Sent RHP Matt Swarmer outright to Iowa (IL).
17 July 2022Designated LHP Daniel Norris for assignment. Optioned RHP Anderson Espinoza to Iowa (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Erich Uelmen from Iowa.
16 July 2022Designated RHP Matt Swarmer for assignment. Optioned RHP Mark Leiter Jr. to Iowa (IL). Selected the contract of LHP Steven Brault from Iowa. Recalled RHP Anderson Espinoza from Iowa.
14 July 2022Reinstated INF Frank Schwindel from the 10-day IL. Placed INF Andrelton Simmons on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 11.
13 July 2022Reinstated LHP Daniel Norris from the 15-day IL. Optioned RHP Matt Swarmer to Iowa (IL).
12 July 2022Reinstated LHP Justin Steele from the paternity list. Optioned RHP Anderson Espinoza to Iowa (IL).
9 July 2022Reinstated RHP Marcus Stroman from the 15-day IL. Placed LHP Justin Steele on the paternity list.
7 July 2022Placed RHP Kyle Hendricks on the 15-day IL.
6 July 2022Placed RHP Kyle Hendricks on the 15-day IL. Recalled RHP Anderson Espinoza from Tennessee (SL).
4 July 2022Reinstated OF Seiya Suzuki from the 10-day IL. Optioned OF Narciso Crook to Iowa (IL).
3 July 2022Placed RHP Alec Mills on the 15-day IL. Recalled RHP Michael Rucker from Iowa (IL).
June
DATETRANSACTION
30 June 2022Selected the contract of OF Narciso Crook from Iowa. Placed OF Jason Heyward on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 27. Transferred OF Michael Hermosillo from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
24 June 2022Reinstated INF David Bote from the 60-day IL. Designated INF Jonathan Villar for assignment.
23 June 2022Recalled RHP Adrian Sampson from Iowa (IL). Placed LHP Daniel Norris on the 15-day IL.
21 June 2022Traded LHP Eric Stout to Pittsburgh for cash. Recalled RHP Mark Leiter Jr. from Iowa (IL). Optioned RHP Caleb Kilian to Iowa.
20 June 2022Recalled OF Nelson Velazquez from Iowa (IL). Optioned RHP Adrian Sampson to Iowa.
18 June 2022Placed INF Frank Schwindel on the 10-day IL. Recalled INF Alfonso Rivas from Iowa (IL).
16 June 2022Selectted the contract of RHP Adrian Sampson from Iowa (IL). Designated LHP Eric Stout for assignment.
15 June 2022Recalled RHP Caleb Kilian from Iowa (IL). Placed INF Nick Madrigal on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 12.
13 June 2022Selected the contract of LHP Eric Stout from Iowa (IL). Designated LHP Sean Newcomb for assignment.
12 June 2022Reinstated LHP Sean Newcomb from the 15-day IL. Optioned RHP Michael Rucker to Iowa (IL).
11 June 2022Placed LHP Wade Miley on the 15-day IL. Recalled RHP Michael Rucker from Iowa (IL).
10 June 2022Reinstated LHP Wade Miley from the 15-day IL and C Yan Gomes and INF Jonathan Villar from the 10-day IL. Reinstated RHP Chris Martin from the restricted list. Placed RHP Marcus Stroman on the 15-day IL, retroactive to June 7. Optioned RHP Michael Rucker and INF Alfonso Rivas to Iowa (IL). Designated OF Clint Frazier for assignment.
9 June 2022Agreed to terms with C Willson Contreras on a one-year contract.
7 June 2022Reinstated RHP Alec Mills from the 60-day IL. Optioned RHP Anderson Espinoza to Tennessee (SL).
5 June 2022Optioned RHP Caleb Killian to Iowa (IL).
4 June 2022Selected the contract of RHP Caleb Kilian from Iowa (IL). Optioned RHP Mark Letter Jr. to Iowa. Named RHP Anderson Espinoza the 27th man for a doubleheader. Designated LHP Conner Menez for assignment.
2 June 2022Assigned RHP Robert Gsellman outright to Iowa (IL).
1 June 2022Reinstated OF Jason Heyward from the COVID-19 IL and RHP Michael Rucker from the 15-day IL. Placed LHP Drew Smyly on the 15-day IL, retroactive to May 31. Optioned OF Nelson Velazquez to Iowa (IL). Recalled RHP Manuel Rodriruez from Iowa and placed him on the 60-day IL.
May
DATETRANSACTION
31 May 2022Reinstated INF Nick Madrigal from the 10-day IL.
30 May 2022Selected RHP Matt Swarmer from Iowa (IL). Transferred RHP Ethan Roberts to the 60-day IL. Recalled OF Nelson Velazquez from Iowa. Placed INF Jonathan Villar on the 10-day IL, retroactive to May 27. Recalled RHP Anderson Espinoza from Iowa as the 27th man for today's doubleheader. Placed OF Seiya Suzuki on the 10-day IL, retroactive to May 27. Selected the contract of LHP Brandon Hughes from Iowa (IL). Designated RHP Robert Gsellman for assignment.
29 May 2022Placed LHP Wade Miley on the 15-day IL, retroactive to May 26. Recalled Mark Leiter Jr. from Iowa (IL). Placed RHP Chris Martin on the bereavement list.
28 May 2022Reinstated OF Clint Frazier from the 10-day IL. Transferred OF Michael Hermosillo back to the 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Brandon Hughes to Iowa (IL).
25 May 2022Placed C Yan Gomes on the 10-day IL. Reinstated INF Nico Hoerner from the 10-day IL.
22 May 2022Designated 2B Ildemaro Vargas for assignment. Selected the contract of C P.J. Higgins from Iowa (IL).
19 May 2022Placed RHP Michael Rucker on the 15-day injured list, retroactive to May 17. Reinstated RHP Marcus Stroman from the IL. Transferred RHP Alec Mills from the 10-day IL to 60-day IL. Assigned 2B David Bote to Iowa (IL) on a rehab assignment.
18 May 2022Activated RHP David Robertson off the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Mark Leiter Jr. to Iowa (IL).
17 May 2022Recalled INF/OF Christopher Morel from Tennessee (SL). Optioned LHP Conner Menez to Iowa (IL). Placed OF Jason Heyward on the IL. Selected the contract of LHP Brandon Hughes from Iowa.
15 May 2022Placed INF Nico Hoerner on the 10-day IL, retroactive to May 12. Activated SS Andrelton Simmons.
11 May 2022Placed LHP Sean Newcomb on the 10-day IL, retroactive to May 8. Recalled RHP Mark Leiter Jr. from Iowa (IL).
10 May 2022Reinstated LHP Wade Miley from the 10-day IL. Placed OF Michael Hermosillo on the 10-day IL, retroactive to May 8. Selected the contract of INF Ildemaro Vargas from Iowa (IL).
9 May 2022Placed RHP David Robertson on the 10-day IL. Recalled INF Frank Schwindel from Iowa (IL). Optioned RHP Adrian Sampson to Iowa. Selected the contract of LHP Conner Menez from Iowa to the active roster.
8 May 2022Agreed to terms with RHP Luke Farrell on a minor league contract. Selected the contract of RHP Adrian Sampson from Iowa (IL). Optioned INF Frank Schwindel to Iowa (IL). Placed RHP Marcus Stroman on the 10-day IL.
7 May 2022Reinstated LHP Drew Smyly from the bereavement list and he will be the 27th man.
3 May 2022Placed LHP Drew Smyly on the bereavement list. Selected the contract of RHP Robert Gsellman from Iowa (IL). Designated LHP Locke St. John for assignment.
2 May 2022Placed RHP Ethan Roberts on the 10-day IL, retroactive to April 30. Optioned LHP Locke St. John to Iowa (IL).
April
DATETRANSACTION
30 April 2022Recalled LHP Locke St. John from Iowa (IL). Optioned RHP Mark Leiter to Iowa.
22 April 2022Placed OF Clint Frazier on the 10-day IL. Recalled INF Alfonso Rivas from Iowa (IL).
20 April 2022Acquired LHP Sean Newcomb from Atlanta for RHP Jesse Chavez and cash.
16 April 2022Selected the contract of RHP Mark Letter Jr. from Iowa (IL). Optioned INF Alfonso Rivas to Iowa.
March
DATETRANSACTION
25 March 2022Reinstated RHP Tommy Nance from the reserve/COVID-19 IL and designated him for assignment. Optioned RHP Cory Abbott and OF Greg Deichmann to Iowa (Triple-A East). Optioned RHP Anderson Espinoza and LHP Brailyn Marquez to Tennessee (Double-A South). Reassigned RHP Ben Leeper, LHPs Conner Menez and Locke St. John, INFs Dixon Machado, Chase Strumpf, Andy Weber and OF Brenned Davis to minor league camp. Acquired INF Esteban Quiroz from Tampa Bay for OF Harold Ramirez.
23 March 2022Agreed to terms with RHPs Mychal Givens, Cory Abbott, Adbert Adlay, Scott Effross, Anderson Espinoza, Codi Heuer, Alec Mills, Tommy Nance, Ethan Roberts, Manuel Rodriguez, Michael Rucker, Keegan Thompson, Alexander Vizcaino and Rowan Wick, LHPs Brailyn Marquez, Justin Steele and Brad Wieck, C Miguel Amaya, INFs Sergio Alcantara, Nico Hoerner, Nick Madrigal, Christopher Morel, Alfonso Rivas, Frank Schwindel and Patrick Wilson and OFs Alexander Canario, Greg Deichmann, Rafael Ortega and Nelson Velazquez on one-year contracts. Designated INF Sergio Alcantara for assignment.
19 March 2022Agreed to terms with INF Jonathan Villar, LHPs Drew Smyly and Daniel Norris on one-year contracts.
18 March 2022Agreed to terms with OF Seiya Suzuki on a five-year contract.
17 March 2022Agreed to terms with RHP Chris Martin on a one-year contract. Placed LHP Brad Wieck on the 60-day IL.
16 March 2022Agreed to terms with RHP David Robertson on a one-year contract. Placed RHP Codi Heuer on the 60-day IL.
15 March 2022Agreed to terms with SS Andrelton Simmons on a one-year contract.
11 March 2022Agreed to terms with manager David Ross on a contract extension through 2024.
January
DATETRANSACTION
25 January 2022Named Matt Dorey vice president of player personnel and Jared Banner vice president of player development, Andrew Basset to director of pro scouting/special assistant to the president and general manager, Garrett Chiado director of pro analytics, Chris Jones director of research and development, Dan Codos architect of baseball systems in research and development, Alex Smith assistant director of major league data, Danny Hultzen major league pitching strategist, Adam Unes assistant director of minor league operations, Jacob Eisenberg assistant director of research and development, Ryan Otero assistant director of pitching incentives, Eli Shayer to senior software engineer/analyst of research