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Dodgers recall Darwin Barney from Triple-A

Getty Images The Los Angeles Dodgeres have recalled infielder Darwin Barney from Triple-A Albuquerque. Barney, 28, had been seeing time at shortstop while with Albuquerque even though he had been used as a second baseman during his time with the Chicago Cubs. While Barney is a superb defender he will not provide much at the plate hitting just .230/.265/.328 with two home runs and...
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Acquire Darwin Barney From Cubs

Darwin Barney is now a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers.#145494417 / gettyimages.comChris Cotillo of the MLB Daily Dish broke the official news,Source: #Dodgers acquire Darwin Barney from #Cubs. Done deal. @MDGonzales said it was close.— Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) July 28, 2014As for the return going to back to Chicago's north side,Cubs get PTBNL for Barney— Gordon Wittenmyer...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Yet Another Win For Darwinism; Barney DFA'd

Survival of the fittest and all, and Darwin Barney has just been naturally selected off of the Cubs 40-man roster. So Emilio Bonificaio is activated and Barney gets DFA'd, with Alcantara and Bonifacio both in the starting lineup tonight. Barney will end his Cubs career with over 2000 PA's (holy ****..really?) and a place in the Hall of Cubs Punch Lines. I'm sure a stand-up guy and...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs trade rumors: Darwin Barney edition

For the last four seasons the Chicago Cubs have had the luxury of sending out one of the best defensive second baseman every day. A man that has a career fielding percentage of .989. The 2012 Rawlings Gold Glove award winner in a year in which he posted a defensive WAR of 3.7 and fielding percentage of .997. Yet this man should be traded if the Cubs are to improve for the future...
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Red Sox ball girl makes two impressive plays

Your browser does not support iframes.A Boston Red Sox ball girl displayed some impressive skills by snagging two foul balls, and nearly grabbing a third, during a fifth inning at-bat by Chicago Cubs batter Darwin Barney in Monday night's game.The foul balls by Barney were sharply hit grounders, but the Red Sox ball girl stepped to her left and grabbed them with her glove, making...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs broadcaster makes barehanded grab in Boston (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Chicago Cubs broadcaster Jim Deshaies made a nice barehanded grab on a foul ball that was hit into the booth during Monday night's game in Boston.It happened in the top of the second as Cubs batter Darwin Barney hit the 1-0 pitch foul up to the broadcast booth behind the plate. Deshaies didn't even get up from his seat as he nonchalantly snagged...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The future of Darwin Barney could be in question

It really hasn’t been a banner month for Chicago Cub second baseman Darwin Barney. Barney continues to struggle at the plate, barely hitting his weight by the end of April and ranking last on the team in a couple of offensive categories. Barney currently ranks last on the Cubs in average with hitters that have had at least 25 at-bats, putting up a merely .122 on his stat sheet...
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Key deals before arbitration

  The Chicago Cubs’ mantra consistently seems to be “there’s always next year.” But the club has sealed several deals the past few weeks, avoiding arbitration disagreements, which could help stop another bust season with these returning players. Below are some of the important moves the Cubs made recently. 1. Darwin Barney The second basemen avoided arbitration with a one...
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees to talk with Cubs about Darwin Barney trade?

With Robinson Cano gone to Seattle, the New York Yankees need a second baseman. They recently signed Kelly Johnson, and they heavily pursued Omar Infante, who recently signed with Kansas City. They also turned down a chance at Brandon Phillips because they did not want to part with Brett Gardner or give Phillips a raise. With few other options available, the Chicago Cubs'...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

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