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Cubs' Steve Clevenger still has tenderness in oblique

Chicago Cubs catcher Steve Clevenger has had a very good rehab assignment statistically, but, unfortunately, tenderness in his left oblique may keep him off the Cubs' active roster for a while longer. Clevenger began a Triple-A rehab assignment on June 3, and he hit very well: .375 with 3 HR and 11 RBI in 15 games. Performance like this would lead to believe that Clevenger would...
Via MLB Injury News
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs June 15 Minor League Recap

Steve Clevenger is making a case to get back to Wrigley Field as the left-handed hitting catcher is hitting .417 in 10 games and smacked two of homers to lead Iowa Saturday night. Kyle Hendricks improved to 7-2 with seven strong innings in a Tennessee victory. 2012 first-rounder Paul Blackburn made his NWL debut and Kane County lost.
Via cubs.scout.com
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs' Steve Clevenger begins rehab assignment

A swing and a miss meant a lot more than a strikeout for Chicago Cubs catcher Steve Clevenger. It meant a long stint on the disabled list. After a long recovery, Clevenger began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Iowa on June 3. Des Moines Register's Tommy Birch reports that Clevenger went 1 for 3 with a game-tying three-run double. On April 13, Clevenger swung at a curve ball...
Via MLB Injury News
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Clevenger Helps Cubs Gain Split at Talking Stick

Steve Clevenger stroked a double and an RBI single and scored a run, Carlos Penalver ripped a two-run single, walked, and scored a run, and Carlos Rodriguez tossed three innings of shutout ball, leading one squad of Cubs to a 5-3 victory over one squad of Diamondbacks on Whirlwind Field, and Yorman Garcia singled twice and drove-in two runs and Justin Bianco singled twice, walked...
Via Cub Reporter
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Clevenger to miss at least 6 weeks

The Chicago Cubs catcher Steve Clevenger is expected to miss at least six weeks because of a strained left abdomen. Clevenger fell to the ground in pain when he struck out to end Saturday's loss to San Francisco. He injured the oblique muscle. The Cubs said he will be placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday when second baseman Darwin Barney is expected to return from a deep...
Via AP on Fox
April 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Sunday Game Thread: Giants (8-4) v. Cubs (4-7)

Injury update: Steve Clevenger, who was going to get another start at 3B today, is instead on the sidelines with a strained oblique, suffered on the final, ugly swing in Saturday's loss. He is expected to miss at least six weeks. The Cubs will go shorthanded today, then fill Clevenger's roster spot Tuesday, when Darwin Barney returns from his brief rehab stay in Iowa. (Barney...
Via Cub Reporter
April 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs' Clevenger suspended one game

Chicago Cubs catcher Steve Clevenger has been suspended for one game by Major League Baseball for his role in a benches-clearing incident against the Nationals. Clevenger, who also was fined, did not appeal the penalty and was set to sit out Saturday night at Pittsburgh. During the sixth inning of the Cubs' 9-2 loss to Washington on Thursday night, a pitch from Chicago'...
Via Fox Sports
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Steve Clevenger- .500 Hitter

Do you know who Steve Clevenger is?  Well, he's the backup catcher for the Chicago Cubs who is currently batting .500 for the season (13-26).  The 26 year old was drafted in the 7th round in 2006 and has hit for average at every stop along his minor league journey (.309/.795 in 7 minor league seasons).  He made his debut with the Cubbies last year, appearing in 2 games....
Via More Hardball
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Sunday Funnies: How's your faith hanging there, Cub Fans?

Click to see the gif. Steve Clevenger, Geovany Soto, and Wellington Castillo.You can find them all on the same page - the injury report on MLB.com.3 catchers going down at the same time is incredibly ridiculous, and the result is Koyie Hill.Like a ghost from last year's horror movie.But in the learned words of Lou Piniella, "What are you gonna do?"The baseball gods...
Via Cub Reporter
May 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Clevenger goes on DL: Cubs call up Castillo

The Chicago Cubs placed catcher Steve Clevenger on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a strained right oblique and recalled catched Welington Castillo from Triple-A to take his place. Clevenger was injured during batting practice before the Cubs’ 5-1 win Friday night in Philadelphia. He was hitting .500 (11 of 22) with five doubles. "As of right now, I'm going...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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