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DARWIN BARNEY RUMORS

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...
Via Tireball.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Darwin Barney Can Help the Dodgers

I once had an argument with Darwin Barney about whether or not he had any trade value. This is me, gloating that I was right — the Dodgers traded for the Cubs infielder on Monday. Then again, maybe Barney had a point. We’ll have to see what the player to be named later looks like. […]
Via Fangraphs
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

OUCH! Cubs trade Darwin Barney for player to be named

The Chicago Cubs today traded infielder Darwin Barney and a cash consideration to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named later. OUCH BABE! Remember when he was relevant? When he was possibly considered “a piece” in “the rebuild?” At least defensively, he was thought to be something, Now this is his fate.    The one AAA leader hits once gave Cubs fans such high...
Via The Sports Bank
July 28, 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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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...
Via Cub Reporter
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via Holdout Sports
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...
Via Holdout Sports
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...
Via isportsweb.com
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss
GET IT STRAIGHT

Umps cause confusion during Cubs-Mets

Your browser does not support iframes.Mass confusion was the theme in the top of the ninth inning during the Cubs win over the Mets Saturday afternoon.Chicago had the bases loaded with no outs when Darwin Barney struck a ball to shallow center field. Mets center fielder Juan Lagares came charging in and appeared to make a shoestring catch to take away a hit from Barney. But wait...
Via Bush League Chronicle
June 15, 2013  |  1 Comment
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