The Cubs continued adding to their bullpen depth on Wednesday, dealing for left-handed pitcher Rex Brothers. The 27-year-old is 16-11 with 61 holds, 20 saves and a 3.42 ERA in 286 career appearances.
Starlin Castro's name has popped up in trade rumors for more than a year, but a report has the Cubs infielder in a possible deal for Brett Gardner of the New York Yankees.
The Cubs added four players to their 40-man roster on Friday, with catcher Willson Contreras being the headliner.

Team talk

  • 5y
    Consider it a cause and effect situation: As a result of the Cubs hiring Mike Quade as their permanent manager, Joe Girardi will not be switching pinstripes and Ryne Sandberg will seek employment with another franchise.
  • 5y
    The Cubs' search for a manager is over after it was announced Tuesday that Mike Quade was given the job. Quade led the Cubs to a 24-13 finish after he took over for Lou Piniella in late August.
  • 5y
    One of the names in the running for the Cubs managerial job has been crossed off the list as Eric Wedge will be with the Mariners in 2011.'s Patrick Mooney says many questions have multiple answers.
  • 5y
    It's a unique experience dealing with the media and expectations as Cubs manager. Is Mike Quade or other candidates ready to deal with the pressure? Cubs Insider Patrick Mooney investigates.
  • 5y
    Reports surfaced Tuesday that Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts met with former Indians manager Eric Wedge to discuss the managerial vacancy. Wedge managed Cleveland to the ALCS in 2007.
  • 5y
    Cubs pitching coach Larry Rothschild has exercised his 2011 option to return to the club, though a lot depends on who will be the manager next year. Rothschild has won the respect of the pitching staff through the years.
  • 5y
    Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry has met with four potential managerial candidates already this offseason and says he wants to have his search for a new manager wrapped up by November.


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Team Schedule

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10/21vs. NYML 3-8
10/20vs. NYML 2-5
10/18NYML 1-4
10/17NYML 2-4
10/13vs. StLW 6-4
10/12vs. StLW 8-6
10/10StLW 6-3
10/9StLL 0-4
10/7PitW 4-0
10/4MilW 3-1
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Injury Report

10/12A. RussellHamstring (day-to-day)
8/24J. Leathersichoff 60-day DL
8/24J. Motteoff 15-day DL
8/24J. Soleroff 15-day DL
8/4R. Sorianooff 15-day DL
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Wed, Oct 21
Final123 456 789 RHE
NY Mets4200000208110
Chi Cubs000100020360
  W: B. Colon (1-0)   L: J. Hammel (0-1)
  NYM HR: D. Murphy (4) L. Duda (1) T. d\'Arnaud (2)
  ChC HR: K. Bryant (1)
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Mets win series 4-0
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Team Stats

Chicago Cubs Stats
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A. Rizzo1605869416338331101.278
K. Bryant151559871543152699.275
A. Jackson13649156131253948.267
S. Castro151547521452321169.265
C. Coghlan148440641102561641.250
D. Fowler1565961021492981746.250

C. Denorfia00-1000.100.00
D. Ross00-2002.000.00
H. Rondon64.6007203070.0691.67
J. Arrieta226.78633330229.02361.77
J. Grimm35.375620349.2671.99
P. Strop26.250760368.0812.91
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