Tag - chicago-cubs



Japan Times
Apr 9, 2016
Kawasaki called up from Triple-A
The Chicago Cubs called up infielder Munenori Kawasaki from Triple-A Iowa as an injury replacement, the club said Friday.
Japan Times
Mar 30, 2016
Cubs release, re-sign Kawasaki
Munenori Kawasaki will begin the season in the minors, the Chicago Cubs said Tuesday.
Mar 26, 2016
Cubs send Murton to minors
Former Hanshin Tigers outfielder Matt Murton, who had been taking part in the Chicago Cubs spring training as a non-roster invitee, has been sent back to the minors, the National League team said on Friday.
Japan Times
Mar 13, 2016
Kawasaki shines in spring contest
Munenori Kawasaki continued his spring hitting streak to four games on Saturday with a two-run double and single.
Japan Times
Feb 25, 2016
Kawasaki delighted to don Cubs uniform
Live-wire infielder Munenori Kawasaki enjoyed his first day of spring training with the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Feb 15, 2016
Ex-Hanshin slugger Murton completes minor-league deal with Cubs
Former Hanshin Tigers outfielder Matt Murton said Sunday that he has completed a minor-league deal with the Chicago Cubs and will attend the National League team's spring training.
Jan 22, 2016
Cubs, Kawasaki OK minor league pact
Free agent infielder Munenori Kawasaki has agreed to a minor league deal with the Chicago Cubs, according to U.S. media reports on Thursday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 3, 2015
Hawks close to acquiring Wada
The Japan Series champion Fukuoka Softbank Hawks are near to signing former ace Tsuyoshi Wada on what appears to be a multiyear deal.
Japan Times
Oct 12, 2015
Cubs drop Wada from 40-man roster
Former Softbank Hawks southpaw Tsuyoshi Wada was designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
Aug 5, 2015
Cubs option Wada to Triple-A Iowa
Tsuyoshi Wada's stay with Triple-A Iowa was extended on Tuesday, when the Chicago Cubs announced they had optioned the 34-year-old lefty.
Aug 2, 2015
Wada struggles in rehab start
The Chicago Cubs' Tsuyoshi Wada surrendered five runs in six innings in his sixth rehab start on Saturday as he works his way back from shoulder injury.
Jul 28, 2015
Wada has solid outing in Triple A-rehab start
Chicago Cubs' left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada, who is working his way back from shoulder injury, allowed two runs in a six-inning rehab start on Monday.
Jul 12, 2015
Wada allows two runs in rehab start
Chicago Cubs lefty Tsuyoshi Wada, who is on the disabled list with inflammation in his left shoulder, gave up two runs in the second game of a minor league double header for Triple-A Iowa against Omaha on Saturday.
Jun 27, 2015
Cubs southpaw Wada scratched from start
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Friday that lefty Tsuyoshi Wada will not make his start as scheduled against the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.
Apr 8, 2015
Wada impresses in simulated game
Chicago Cubs lefty Tsuyoshi Wada looked sharp in a simulated game on Tuesday as part of his rehab as he recovers from a left thigh injury.
Feb 21, 2015
Wada brings new cutter into camp
One of the first things Chicago Cubs lefty Tsuyoshi Wada did after arriving at spring camp was try out the cut fastball he's been working on.
Japan Times
Jan 31, 2015
Fortune could shine on Cubs once again in '15
Two events that occurred last month have me thinking this could finally be the year the Chicago Cubs win the World Series and end a 107-year drought. The Cubs obtained outfielder Dexter Fowler from the Houston Astros in a Jan. 19 trade, and that was followed by the sad news on Jan. 23 of the death of...
Japan Times
Nov 15, 2014
Wada proud to represent MLB
Tsuyoshi Wada entered Game 2 of the MLB-Japan All-Star Series on Friday night at Tokyo Dome to the strains of Tom Petty's 1989 hit "Free Fallin'," which was serving as the de facto soundtrack to Rob Wooten's exit from the game after having given up a run.
Mar 31, 2014
Cubs' Fujikawa to start season on disabled list
The Chicago Cubs placed right-hander Kyuji Fujikawa on the disabled list as they set their Opening Day 25-man roster on Sunday.
Apr 9, 2013
Fujikawa installed as Cubs' new closer
Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum on Sunday named rookie Kyuji Fujikawa the team's closer.


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