2019 Cubs Extended Spring Training Roster
SS-3B Christopher Morel has been moved-up to Lo-A South Bend from EXST.
3B Jesse Hodges and INF Clayton Daniel have been moved-up to AA Tennessee from EXST.
ORIGINAL POST 4/10
Here is the 2019 Cubs Extended Spring Training roster.
There are more than 100 players assigned to EXST, and there may be some additions & changes in the coming days.
CUBS EXTENDED SPRING TRAINING ROSTER: 90+10+6
last updated 4-21-2019
* bats or throws left
# bats both
PITCHERS (ACTIVE): 52
* Chris Allen
Adbert Alzolay (ACTIVE REHAB)
Enrique de los Rios (ACTIVE REHAB)
* Riger Fernandez
Jamie Galazin (ex-OF)
* Misael Garcia
* Brandon Hughes (ex-OF)
Erick Leal (ACTIVE REHAB)
* Conor Lillis-White (ACTIVE REHAB)
* Joel Machado
Tommy Nance (ACTIVE REHAB)
* Pablo Ochoa
* Jack Patterson
* Ruben Reyes (ex-OF)
* Luis Rodriguez
* Luis Silva
Jake Stinnett (ACTIVE REHAB)
Junichi Tazawa (ACTIVE REHAB)
Alexander Vargas (ACTIVE REHAB)
* Didier Vargas
PITCHERS (LIMITED ACTIVITY REHAB): 6
* Andres Bonalde
Jose Miguel Gonzalez
* Brendon Little
* Josh Sawyer
PITCHERS (INACTIVE - LONG-TERM REHAB): 6
* Luke Hagerty
* Danny Hultzen
M. T. Minacci
* Jerry Vasto
Marcus Mastrobuoni (ACTIVE REHAB)
Orian Nunez (ex-INF)
* Jonathan Soto
Danny Zardon (ex-INF)
Gioskar Amaya (LIMITED ACTIVITY REHAB)
# Santiago Blanco (LIMITED ACTIVITY REHAB)
* Rochest Cruz
# Reivaj Garcia
# Josue Huma
# Pedro Martinez
* Ervis Marchan
Addison Russell (RESTRICTED LIST - ACTIVE)
* Edmond Americaan
Jose Cardona (LIMITED ACTIVITY REHAB)
# Jose Gutierrez (LIMITED ACTIVITY REHAB)
* Jacob Hannemann (ACTIVE REHAB)
* Albert Hinirio
* Ezequiel Pagan
* Ricardo Verenzuela
Claudio Almonte (Hitting Coach)
Yasiel Balaguert (Hitting Coach)
Michael Carter (Hitting Coach)
Jose Cueto (Pitching Coach)
Armando Gabino (Pitching Coach)
Manny Olivera (Pitching Coach)
Tyler Pearson (Rehab Coach)
Leo Perez (Catching Coach)
Chris Pieters (Outfield Coach)
Carlos Ramirez (Catching Coach)
Jacob Rogers (Hitting Coach)
Carlos Rojas (Infield Coach)
Jovanny Rosario (Outfield Coach)
Anderson Tavarez (Pitching Coach)
Enrique Wilson (Infield Coach)
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACHES:
VA PHIL: It's not better to be a cheetah if you end up with a suspension that keeps you off the savannah for 80 games.
As long as you're one of the faster gazelles, it's probably ok!
"Best comp is a juvenile Thomson's Gazelle on the African savannah."
It's better to be the cheetah in that scenario.
Hey Phil, I saw where the Cubs recently traded for some additional international pool money. Have they made any recent signings of note?
He had no trouble logging SBs last summer, per the game logs. If he can hit a little bit.........
TIM: If you've never seen him, Rochest Cruz is a wiry and - VERY - fast second-baseman who looks like he's about 12 years old.
He takes a lot of pitches and has a sort of slashing approach at the plate when he does swing (he pulled the 5th inning triple into the RF corner and it could have been an inside-the-park HR if the third base coach hadn't stopped him at 3rd because there was only one out).
He is a very unusual player. Kind of like Fernando Kelli on uppers.
SONICWIND: If you disregard the affect it would have on club payroll (slight) and the player's minor league option years (substantial) and how it might impact the Cubs MLB 40-man roster later in the season (TBD), the actual best temporary replacement for David Bote for the two or three days he's on Paternity Leave who might enhance their chances to win would probably be Trent Giambrone, but I would be surprised if the Cubs were to add Giambrone to the 25 (and the 40) right now.
He was fun to follow through the DSL last season.
I hope the Cubs' financial situation isn't so dire that worrying about saving $25k is going to factor on what player they can call up that would best enhance their chances to win.
Fair call, and educational, as usual.
We shall see.
Remember that when a minor league player with no previous MLB 40-man roster time is added to the 40 during the 2019 season, his minor league split salary is fixed at $45,300 for his first season on the 40, so if a player like Machin was to get a brief ride on the 25, it would require placing him on the 40 to do that, and once he is added to the 40 -- even if he is outrighted back to the minors after three days in Chicago -- his 2019 minor league salary would jump from about $18,000 (where it is now ) to $45,300, and I doubt that the Cubs would do that if they can just recall a player (Happ
Did Court find a new team?
Nice call. The perfect chance for a guy like that.
Too bad Ryan Court isn’t around anymore. Always wanted him to get at least one day at Wrigley.