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ARISMENDY ALCANTARA RUMORS

Chicago Cubs designate Darwin Barney, ready for Alcantara

The Chicago Cubs designated second baseman Darwin Barney for assignment today to make room for outfielder Emilio Bonifacio, who came off the DL today. This could be a sign that the Cubs are ready to stick with rookie Arismemdy Alcantara, who made his debut two weeks ago while Barney was on paternity leave. In any case, it seems the Cubs are finally ready to let go of the declining...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior Lake, Mike Olt on bubble if Arismendy Alcantara stays in majors

Arismendy Alcantara might not have looked the part Saturday, but the touted prospect is a player the Cubs want to find a way to keep on the roster when they make a series of moves in the next few days to add pitchers from Class AAA Iowa. Could that mean outfielder Junior Lake and third baseman Mike Olt are on the clock for possible demotions to keep Alcantara in the major leagues...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Chicago Cubs keep Arismendy Alcantara in the majors?

What was thought to be brief stint in the big leagues for Chicago Cubs second base prospect Arismendy Alcantara just might turn out to be a longer stay.  Alcantara was originally called-up to the Cubs to fill-in for current starting second baseman Darwin Barney, who went out on paternity leave, but in the five games and 23 at-bats since his call-up, Alcantara has hit .391...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
15 days ago  |  1 Comment

Cubs’ Phenom Arismendy Alcantara Blasts First Major League Home Run

Posted to Lovable LosersAfter flying under the radar for years, Arismendy Alcantara’s become the player everyone wants to talk about now. He looks like a legit, versatile player with speed — just what any big league club would hope for in a ‘super-utility’ type role. For an organization with options, Alcantara’s an ideal fit because he can switch-hit, play all over the...
Via Sports Mockery
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Arismendy Alcantara First MLB Hit

Posted to Chicago CubsBaseball fans were hoping for a better debut from Chicago Cubs 2B prospect Arismendy Alcantara last night (0-4). While that wasn’t the case, he’s not disappointing today as he got his first MLB hit and has all three of the Cubs RBI so far… Your browser does not support iframes. 191 total views, 191 views today The post Arismendy Alcantara First MLB...
Via Sports Mockery
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cubs’ surge of prospects begins

Like all storm surges, the Cubs’ surge of prospects isn’t going away any time soon. Arismendy Alcantara began the flood yesterday, after beginning the season in Triple-A. Alcantara came up empty yesterday in his MLB debut, but made up for it today, depositing a ball into the seats in Cincinnati. The best quality Alcantara brings to the Show is his ability to get extra base...
Via Reading Between The Seams
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Call Up 2B Arismendy Alcantara

The Chicago Cubs and their fans will finally get a first-hand look at one of their highly-touted Minor League prospects as early as Wednesday. Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago reported late Tuesday night that the Cubs have called up second baseman Arismendy Alcantara, one of the Cubs’ top prospects, to fill in for Darwin Barney for the next two days.Breaking: Arismendy Alcantara...
Via TopSportsReport
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Arismendy Alcantara gets a quick call up

Barney taking three-day paternity leave starting tomorrow, for birth of daughter. — Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) July 9, 2014 Breaking: Arismendy Alcantara getting called up to Cubs for Darwin Barney who's on paternity leave. 2 day call up. That's it — Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) July 9, 2014 This is great news all around. Congratulations to Darwin Barney and his family...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

On the Farm, Week 13: Undercover Cub, Arismendy Alcantara

Coming into this season the Cubs minor league system had a ton of buzz surrounding it, maybe more than any other club. The buzz was deserved as one of the most loaded systems in all of baseball got even moreso with the signing of the biggest impact bat in the 2013 draft, Kris Bryant. Lost in the shuffle of the Cubs stud prospects was Arismendy Alcantara, the Cubs switch hitting middle...
Via Baseball Professor
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs' Alcantara getting closer to promotion

Chicago Cubs infield/outfield prospect Arismendy Alcantara has taken another step in his development at Triple-A Iowa in recent weeks, putting him squarely on the major league club's radar. "He's certainly making himself noticed," vice president of scouting and player development Jason McLeod said Monday before the Cubs played the Red Sox. "He's making...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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