Cubs announce several roster moves

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Jeff Curry - USA Today Sports
Jeff Curry - USA Today Sports

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today announced the following roster moves for Friday, November 30, in conjunction with today’s deadline to tender/non-tender 2019 contracts for unsigned players on their 40-man roster.

Seven arbitration-eligible players have been tendered 2019 contracts: infielders Javier Báez, Kris Bryant and Addison Russell; outfielder Kyle Schwarber; right-handed pitchers Carl Edwards Jr. and Kyle Hendricks; and left-handed pitcher Mike Montgomery. Overall, a total of 24 players from the Cubs 40-man roster were tendered 2019 contracts today – the seven arbitration-eligible players listed above and 17 players not yet eligible for arbitration.

Infielder Ronald Torreyes has been non-tendered.

Two additional players have been non-tendered who were not eligible for arbitration: right-handed pitchers Justin Hancock and Allen Webster.

The Cubs 40-man roster now stands at 36 players.

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