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Cubs Injury Update: Ryan Sweeney to start rehab tonight

The Chicago Cubs have an abundance of outfielders, which has come in handy with Ryan Sweeney on the disabled list. Sweeney, though, began a Minor League rehab assignment Monday night in his quest to return to the Majors. Cubs beat writer Carrie Muskat of MLB.com made the announcement Monday afternoon. #Cubs Ryan Sweeney begins rehab assignment tonight at Class A Kane County— Carrie...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Sweeney says he's staying with Cubs

Ryan Sweeney is staying with the Chicago Cubs after agreeing to a $3.5 million, two-year contract that includes a club option for 2016. The outfielder posted Tuesday on Twitter that he's "so excited to be back in Chicago" and thanked the organization and fans for believing in him. A person familiar with the situation says Sweeney is due $1.5 million in 2014 and 2015...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Ryan Sweeney and Luis Valbuena return as rosters expand

Sunday marked the first day of baseball’s annual roster expansion, where teams can increase the number of guys on their major league roster to 40 players. With the minor league playoffs yet to get under way, it isn’t that common to see a minimal amount of call ups at the beginning of the month. Though few moves were made, the Chicago Cubs did see some changes to their big league...
Via isportsweb.com
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs OF Sweeney has broken rib

Chicago Cubs outfielder Ryan Sweeney will be placed on the disabled list after breaking a rib on his left side crashing into an outfield wall. Chicago made the announcement Sunday, a day after he was hurt, and said Sweeney will be held out of baseball activities for four-to-six weeks. Sweeney is hitting .295 with four home runs and 15 RBIs since he came up from Triple-A Iowa on...
Via AP on Fox
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs outfielder Ryan Sweeney has broken rib

Chicago Cubs outfielder Ryan Sweeney will be placed on the disabled list after breaking a rib on his left side crashing into an outfield wall. Chicago made the announcement Sunday, a day after he was hurt, and said Sweeney will be held out of baseball activities for four-to-six weeks. Sweeney is hitting .295 with four home runs and 15 RBIs since he came up from Triple-A Iowa on...
Via AP on Fox
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Purchase Contract Of Outfielder Ryan Sweeney

The Chicago Cubs have purchased the contract of outfielder Ryan Sweeney from their Triple-A Iowa minor league affiliate. While he won’t play a major role in the majors, he is a career .280 major league hitter. To make room for him the Cubs designated right-handed pitcher Kameron Loe for assignment. He will have to clear waivers if Chicago wants a shot at retaining his services...
Via FF Locker Room
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Sweeney Apologizes to Fans for Punching Wall, Insists It Wasn't Intentional

Ryan Sweeney made a very, very costly mistake on Monday night. The Red Sox outfielder fractured a finger after punching a dugout wall during the Red Sox' win over the Tigers at Fenway Park, and he now may be out for up to two months. On Tuesday, the outfielder apologized. He did so via Twitter. Sweeney's name had been coming up in trade talks in recent weeks, but that'...
Via NESN.com
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox OF Sweeney punches door, hurts hand

Red Sox outfielder Ryan Sweeney hurt his left hand after punching a door and had to leave the Boston's victory over Detroit in the ninth inning Monday night. Manager Bobby Valentine said after the game that Sweeney was taken out for a defensive replacement because he had done something to his hand in his last at-bat and couldn't throw. Sweeney, however, said following the...
Via Fox Sports
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Sweeney Injures Left Hand Punching Door, Says He 'Feels Terrible Right Now' (Video)

When players are removed from the middle of the game near the trade deadline, it usually means that they're heading out to join a new ballclub. So when Ryan Sweeney left before the ninth inning of Monday's game against the Tigers, he sparked a frenzy of trade rumors. As it turns out, Sweeney is still a member of the Red Sox, but is now sporting a new injury. Sweeney vented...
Via NESN.com
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Sweeney Turns to Laser Eye Surgery to Improve Hitting, Fielding

Ryan Sweeney knows the importance of eye care. The Red Sox outfielder used contact lenses for three or four years, but that caused problems when he was trying to play. "[The lense] would always dry up on me, roll in the back of my eye," Sweeney said. "When I'd be in the outfield, sometimes it'd fall out and I couldn't see. One time my bags didn't come...
Via NESN.com
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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