Here are some updated transactions on players who were in the Cubs system. Thanks to Iowa Cubs’ Randy Wehofer for doing the research.
* The Cubs have re-signed right-handed pitcher Blake Parker and added catcher J.C. Boscan from the Braves. Both signed Minor League deals. Parker had been outrighted off the 40-man roster after missing most of the season with an elbow injury. Boscan batted .189 in 70 games with Triple-A Gwinnett.
* The Cubs have released Rebel Ridling. Right-handed pitcher Miguel Socolovich signed with the Hiroshima Carp in Japan.
* The Rangers signed left-handed pitcher Neal Cotts, catcher Juan Apodaca and outfielder Jim Adduci to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.
* The Brewers signed catcher Blake Lalli and right-handed pitcher Frankie De La Cruz to Minor League deals.
* Outfielder Brad Snyder signed with the Diamondbacks. The Marlins claimed left-hander Scott Maine off waivers from the Blue Jays. Infielder Marquez Smith signed a Minor League deal with the Reds.