Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Sunday that Mike Montgomery and Brett Anderson will each get a chance to pitch in the first week of spring training games.
The Cubs have given Hector Rondon permission to pitch in the World Baseball Classic for Team Venezuela.
Miguel Montero said that he is not concerned about decreased at-bats due to the presence of fellow backstop Willson Contreras.
Jake Arrieta said Wednesday that he expects to talk to the Cubs again about a possible contract extension.
Kyle Schwarber (knee) has been cleared for catching activities.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Tuesday that the plan calls for Willson Contreras to serve as Jon Lester's personal catcher this season.
Cubs president Theo Epstein said Tuesday that the goal is for Kyle Schwarber to serve as the team's third catcher in 2017 in addition to his left field duties.
Cubs sent LHP David Rollins outright to Triple-A Iowa.
Cubs and RHP Pedro Strop avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $5.5 million contract.
Cubs signed RHP Williams Perez to a minor league contract.
Cubs designated LHP David Rollins for assignment.
Cubs acquired RHP Alec Mills from the Royals for OF Donnie Dewees.
Royals designated RHP Alec Mills for assignment.
According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com, Matt Murton is still looking for an opportunity and plans to play in 2017.
Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports the Cubs have agreed to a minor league deal with free agent right-hander Williams Perez.