The Chicago Cubs have no plans to send struggling second basemen Darwin Barney to Triple-A. Barney is hitting a disappointing .153/.274/.264 on the season.
Chicago did not expect Barney, a career .257 hitter, to be a large portion of their offense this season but his current problems at the plate can not be over looked even with gold glove caliber defense.
According to Gordon Wittenmyer...
Darwin Barney of the Cubs got up and personal with a bench on Friday as he chased after a foul ball. The result was a pretty solid collision with a bench but the young man rubbed some dirt on it and he was fine.
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Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney crashed into a bullpen bench while attempting a sliding catch of a foul popup during the top of the fifth inning of Friday afternoon's game at Wrigley Field.
Barney ran from the infield to chase down the popup in right field foul territory by Cincinnati Reds batter Zach Cozart, along with...
HIT IT HARD
Your browser does not support iframes. Cubs second basemen Darwin Barney is trying really hard to win back-to-back Gold Glove awards. This was certainly evidenced Friday afternoon when the Oregon State product went crashing into a bullpen bench while trying to flag down a foul ball against the Reds. The play came in the top of the fifth inning when Reds shortstop Zack Cozart...
MLB News: Tuesday the Chicago Cubs activated 2B Darwin Barney from the 15-day disabled list. He began the season on the disabled list because of a deep gash in his knee.
Fantasy Ramifications: Barney will be a mainstay in the Cubs lineup, not because of his bat but rather because of his superior defensive skills. His fantasy value is minimal at best due to his lack of power, speed...
Darwin Barney is scheduled to begin a minor league rehab assignment on Saturday. Barney will report to Triple-A Iowa.
Barney was placed on the 15-day disabled list April 1 with a deep gash in his left knee.
The Cubs are hopeful that Barney will be back in the major league lineup come early next week. Barney was a .254/.299/.354 hitter last year and won a gold glove for his defense at second base.
The Chicago Cubs have placed second baseman Darwin Barney on
the disabled list due to the gash on his leg, according to Paul Sullivan of The
Gonzalez up as Barney goes on DL. Barney says he stopped feeling so bad for his leg injury when he saw L'ville's Ware's knee injury.
— Paul Sullivan (@PWSullivan) April 1, 2013
Barney cut his...
GOLD, JERRY, GOLD
Chicago Cubs second basemen Darwin Barney was awarded a National League Gold Glove Award last season for his superb defensive work.Now, the Cubs are planning to commemorate Barney's achievement by giving away 10,000 bobbleheads in his likeness on June 1 against the Diamondbacks. All of the bobbleheads will feature Barney wearing a golden mitt on his left hand, but only 1,000...
Continuing our series, it's time to look at the 2013 Cubs Projections for Darwin Barney. Last spring Barney talked about hitting for more power. We knew he wouldn't be a power hitter or anything, but it was clear he and the Cubs wanted him to hit for a little more than he had.
He did to some extent. He hit 7 home runs, which was 5 more than the previous season. He had a few...
Darwin Barney was among the 9 candidates Baseball Prospectus highlighted today in their Regression Candidates article. I think it goes without saying that Barney is likely to regress, but I'm sure a lot of Cubs fans don't agree with that.
I really don't know that I actually think Barney will decline this season, but I do think he'll be one of the more interesting...