(9/25/2008) The Cubs sent RHP Adam Harben outright to Triple-A Iowa. He had been designated for assignment Sept. 22.
Harben designated for assignment
(9/22/2008) The Cubs claimed OF Brad Snyder off waivers from Cleveland. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Cubs designated RHP Adam Harben for assignment Monday. They have 10 days to trade, release or outright him to the minor leagues.
Harben optioned to Double-A
(3/10/2008) The Cubs optioned RHP Adam Harben to Double-A Tennessee.
Harben added to 40-man roster
(11/5/2007) The Cubs selected the contract right-handed pitching prospect Adam Harben, who went 0-1 with a 1.80 ERA in three rehabilitation outings with Rookie League Mesa while recovering from an injured right elbow. He is now on the 40-man roster.
Cubs make first cuts
(3/13/2007) The Chicago Tribune reports the Cubs optioned RP Clay Rapada to Triple-A and 1B Brian Dopirak to Double-A. They also reassigned P Jason Anderson, Sean Gallagher, Adam Harben, John Webb and Randy Wells, IF Mike Kinkade and Eric Patterson, OF Tyler Colvin and Chris Walker to minor league camp.
Cubs hand out spring invites
(1/10/2007) The Cubs invited RHP Sean Gallagher, RHP Adam Harben, LHP Ryan O'Malley, LHP Carmen Pignatiello, RHP Randy Wells, C Jake Fox, 3B Casey McGehee, 2B Eric Patterson, IF Mike Kinkade, OF Tyler Colvin, OF Chris Walker to spring training.
Harben back with Cubs on minor deal
(12/16/2006) The Cubs re-signed RHP Adam Harben to a minor league contract. The Cubs non-tendered Harben earlier this week, making him a free agent after they acquired him from the Twins as a player to be named later in a trade last season.
RHP Harben non-tendered by Cubs
(12/13/2006) The Cubs non-tendered C Jose A. Reyes and RHP Adam Harben, making them free agents. Cubs acquired RHP Adam Harben from the Twins as a player to be named later from a trade last season.
Cubs get Harben from Twins
(9/5/2006) The Cubs acquired RHP Adam Harben from the Twins to complete an earlier trade.
Twins send Adam Harben to minors
(3/15/2006) Denard Span, the 20th overall pick in the 2002 draft, was among 10 players sent to the minor league side of camp Tuesday. In his first big-league spring training, Span hit .250 in 12 at-bats with a double and four walks over 11 games. Also sent out of major league camp was Pat Neshek, Alex Romero, Tommy Watkins, Kevin West, Adam Harben, Justin Jones, Jose Mijares and Kyle Phillips.
Twins give Harben one-year deal
(2/26/2006) The Twins agreed to terms with RHP Boof Bonser, RHP J.D. Durbin, RHP Willie Eyre, RHP Adam Harben, LHP Jose Mijares, C Rob Bowen, 1B Garrett Jones, OF Jason Pridie and OF Alex Romero on one-year contracts. MLB.com reports there has been no mention of J.D. Durbin as a possible fifth starter in Minnesota. Francisco Liriano and Scott Baker are the favorites for that role. "My name may not come up, but I'm still in there," Durbin said. "Even if not for the starting job, then for the bullpen."