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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' 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

2013 Cubs projections: Dioner Navarro and Steve Clevenger

Neither of these players are very good so I'm not going to discuss them. Here are the 2013 Cubs projections for Steve Clevenger and Dioner Navarro. Clevenger PA H 2B 3B HR SB avg obp slg wOBA CAIRO 385 92 21 2 5 2 .260 .323 .376 .312 ZiPS 357 86 20 2 3 1 .261 .309 .361 .291 Average 371 89 21 2 4 2 .261 .316 .368 .301                       Navarro PA...
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February 09, 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

Jamie Quirk should be fired, Steve Clevenger should be optioned off the team

I've only read the accounts of what happened last night, but that probably is best. Based on what has been said since the events of last night's Cubs @ Walgreens game, Jamie Quirk should be fired immediately and Steve Clevenger should be optioned off the team. The actions by both were ridiculous. Ever since Lou left this team has been a bunch of crybabies. Last year we had...
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September 07, 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

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

Wells and Wood optioned to minors, Clevenger over Castillo

I'd much rather have seen Randy Wells in the Chicago Cubs rotation, but rather than bullpenning him the Cubs have at least done the only other smart thing possible by optioning him to the minors. Good call on that even if it's the result of other poor decisions. I've been saying for awhile that Steve Clevenger is the better catcher and better option to back-up Geovany...
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March 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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