The Chicago Cubs have made some minor moves, adding a few new names to their 40-man roster. Pitchers Adbert Alzolay and Oscar De La Cruz headline the additions.
Additionally, OF Jacob Hannemann has cleared waivers and been assigned to @IowaCubs.
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) November 21, 2017
Those players are now protected from the Rule 5 Draft.
With the moves, #Cubs 40-man roster at 36
— Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) November 21, 2017
Alzolay, 22, had a breakout 2017 season, and was mentioned by Theo Epstein as possibly being in the Cubs starting rotation in the near future.