Chicago Cubs announce final cuts; set opening day roster

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The Chicago Cubs set their Opening Day 25-man roster in advance of the 2012 season opener versus the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field today. The Cubs have selected the contracts of right-handed pitcher Shawn Camp, infielder Blake DeWitt and outfielder Joe Mather. Outfielder Tony Campana and right-handed pitcher Casey Coleman have been optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Left-handed pitcher John Gaub was claimed off waivers by Tampa Bay.

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Chicago Cubs make roster cuts; including Randy Wells

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The Chicago Cubs cut nine players today and sent them to minor league camp, reducing the Cactus League roster from 40 to 31.

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Chicago Cubs make More Spring Training Roster Cuts

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The Chicago Cubs made some roster cuts today, trimming the group from 40 to 36 players. Right-handed pitcher Justin Berg and left-handed pitcher Scott Maine were optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Two non-roster invitees with a wealth of major league experience have also been assigned to minor league camp.

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Cubs List, Announce 21 Non-Roster MLB Spring Training Invites

The Chicago Cubs have invited 21 non-roster players to major league spring training, which begins Sunday, February 13 when pitchers and catchers are invited to report in Mesa , Ariz. Their first workout will take place on Monday, February 14. Position players report to camp Friday, February 18 with the team’s first full workout Saturday, February 19.

Today, the Cubs announced they have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Braden Looper and infielder Augie Ojeda on minor league contracts with invites to major league spring training.

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