Darnell McDonald joins Cubs front office two weeks after retiring

Earlier this month journeyman outfielder Darnell McDonald announced his retirement via Instagram and he’s already landed a good post-playing gig in the Cubs’ front office as a baseball operations assistant. McDonald was the Orioles’ first-round pick in 1997 and went bust as a prospect, but then stuck around in the minors and wound up playing parts of seven seasons in the big leagues.
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MLB news: Darnell McDonald to retire

Outfielder Darnell McDonald announced Saturday that he is retiring from baseball , according to his own Instagram account.macdime5416 hours ago#flipagram made with @flipagram ♫ Music: Aloe Blacc - Wake Me Up (Acoustic) After playing 15yrs professionally I'm humbled to announce that I'm hanging up my spikes. When one dream ends a new one begins. BIG thanks to everyone...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cubs Are Already In Midseason Form

The Cubs aren’t even to Opening Day, yet they are playing like it is the end of July. Check out the stellar play by Cubs outfielder Darnell McDonald on Sunday. So close, yet so far. [Cut 4] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cubs OF trips over himself tracking routine fly ball

Your browser does not support iframes.Chicago Cubs left fielder Darnell McDonald tripped over himself and fell backwards on what appeared to be a routine fly ball during Sunday's spring training game against Oakland. As a result, the ball hit by A's batter Tyler Ladendorf hopped over the fence for a ground rule double and an RBI. Without question, it was an embarrassing...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs re-sign Darnell McDonald

The Cubs re-signed Darnell McDonald to a minor league contract on the non-tender deadline. #Cubs re-sign OF Darnell McDonald to minor league deal. Career .285/.353/.453 vs big league LHPs. Played 25 G for Chicago in 2013. — Matt Eddy (@MattEddyBA) December 2, 2013 This removes McDonald from the 40-man roster and is essentially the Cubs non-tendering him and re-signing him. McDonald...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates fan barrels over kid chasing ground rule double (Video)

A Pittsburgh Pirates fan ran took out a kid by running right over the top of him while attempting to grab a ground rule double that bounced into stands during Thursday night's game at PNC Park. It happened in the top of the third inning on a ball hit to deep left center field by Chicago Cubs batter Darnell McDonald. A kid had positioned himself perfectly to snag the ball...
Via Holdout Sports
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs Extinguish Blaze, but Dragons burn Cougars at Fitch Park

Darnell McDonald singled twice, doubled, walked, scored twice, and knocked-in a run, Taiwan Easterling singled, doubled, reached base on an HBP, and drove-in two runs, Jeffrey Baez drove-in three runs with a two-run double and a bases-loaded HBP, and Dan Vogelbach crushed a tape-measure two-run home run, leading the Daytona Cubs to a 10-7 victory over the Bakerfield Blaze (Cincinnati...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Darnell McDonald's Dreadlocks & How They Hit Home For Me

As I predicted on the podcast I posted Monday, Darnell McDonald was designated for assignment yesterday to clear a roster spot for CC Sabathia, who had a very successful return to the Yankees rotation last night. As everyone knows, McDonald was claimed off waivers a few weeks ago when the Red Sox DFA'd him. And, as everyone knows, that meant his hair could no longer look like...
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July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Darnell McDonald Announces That He Has Signed With New York Yankees

Darnell McDonald is now a New York Yankee. After being designated for assignment, the Red Sox outfielder has been claimed by New York, according the outfielder's own Twitter account. Just got off the phone w/ Mr. Cashman Happy to announce I'm a new Member of the N.Y.Y. #Happy4th #blessed — Darnell McDonald (@MacDime54) July 4, 2012 McDonald became the odd man out in the...
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July 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox designate Darnell McDonald for assignment

The Red Sox have designated Darnell McDonald for assignment, in order to free up space on the roster for Josh Beckett. Beckett is starting tonight’s game. Darnell McDonald joined the Red Sox in 2010 and was added to the major league roster after Jacoby Ellsbury was injured by Adrian Beltre. In his first game as a Red Sox, he hit a game tying home run in the bottom of the 8th...
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June 30, 2012  |  Discuss

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