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Cubs: Starlin Castro and Ryan Sweeney done for season

getty images The Chicago Cubs announced on Wednesday that shortstop Starlin Castro and outfielder Ryan Sweeney were done for the season. An MRI on Castro revealed a high ankle sprain. Castro was having a bounce back season hitting .292/.339/.438 with 14 homers and 65 RBI. While the strong performance this season is good for Castro’s future it does not guarantee that he will remain...
Via Tireball.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Justin Ruggiano, Ryan Sweeney, Anthony Rizzo

As the Chicago Cubs continued their series of exciting prospect call-ups this season by giving Jorge Soler his first shot in the big leagues, some more established players are making space on the roster and in the lineup as a result of injury concerns. Both Justin Ruggiano and Ryan Sweeney have landed on the disabled list, while star first baseman Anthony Rizzo took a seat again...
Via MLB Injury News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest Cubs Injury Comes at “Perfect” Time

Tonight, Ryan Sweeney is playing in his third rehab game with the Kane County Cougars, which will likely be his last one. Going into the game, the big question was who would be removed from the 25 man roster in order to make room for him. One of the obvious answers would have been an outfielder, who most likely would have been Chris Coghlan. Being the extra outfielder, along with...
Via World Series Dreaming
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Cubs activate Jake Arrieta and place Ryan Sweeney on disabled list

The Chicago Cubs enter this afternoon's game against the St. Louis Cardinals coming off a 6-5 win last night. The win improved the Cubs to 10-17 on the season. Jake Arrieta, who hasn't pitched all season is scheduled to start today against Michael Wacha of the Cardinals. In another roster move, Chris Coghlan was called up from Tripe-A Iowa and Ryan Sweeney was place...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs' Ryan Sweeney underwent MRI after injuring hamstring against Cardinals

The Chicago Cubs won the first game of their weekend series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday by the score of 6-5. The win improved the Cubs to 10-17 on the season. Cubs outfielder injured his right hamstring in the eighth innings chasing a fly ball off the bat of Allen Craig. Sweeney underwent an MRI and he probably wont be available for tomorrow's game.#487473143...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs' Ryan Sweeney day-to-day with knee soreness

Chicago Cubs outfielder Ryan Sweeney left Sunday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers in the second inning after injuring his right knee.By Sgt. Kassidy Snyder via Wikimedia CommonsMark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reported that Sweeney made an awkward turn and slipped while fielding a double off the bat of Jeff Bianchi.Carrie Muskat of MLB.com tweeted about the injury,...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hot Sports Take, Countdown to Spring Training: #12

It’s Super Bowl Sunday! I know many of you like myself will be running around getting ready for the big game this evening but I didn’t want to skip today so we continue our countdown of the 20 Hottest MLB players and surprise, he’s a Cub! Here is today’s pick: #12 – Ryan Sweeney Hey girl… #6|CF|Chicago Cubs Born : February 20, 1985 (28) Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, IA Height...
Via World Series Dreaming
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

To Tender or Not to Tender - That is the Question, Bard

The Cubs MLB Reserve List (AKA "40-man roster") is presently full. Of the 40 players on the Cubs MLB Reserve List, eight (Starlin Castro, Kyuji Fujikawa, Edwin Jackson, Chang-Yong Lim, Anthony Rizzo, Jorge Soler, Ryan Sweeney, and Carlos Villanueva) are signed for 2014, and 32 (see list below) are under club control but are unsigned. The Cubs must decide by Monday (December...
Via Cub Reporter
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs sign Ryan Sweeney to a two-year deal

The Chicago Cubs are already making moves.  Which is weird.  The playoffs are still going on.  Regardless, the Cubs have signed veteran outfielder Ryan Sweeney to a two-year deal.  This comes after Sweeney got a minor league contract with the club in 2013 and was called up in May. The Chicago #Cubs sign Ryan Sweeney to a two year, $3.5 million deal — Bob Nightengale ...
Via MLB Injury News
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs announce deal with Sweeney

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a two-year contract with outfielder Ryan Sweeney that includes a club option for 2016. The team announced the agreement Thursday. Sweeney is due $1.5 million in 2014 and 2015, with the Cubs holding a $2.5 million option for 2016 with a $500,000 buyout. Sweeney batted .266 with six homers and 19 RBIs in 70 games this season. He spent time on the...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2013  |  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

Cubs sign Sweeney to 2-year, $3.5 million contract

The Chicago Cubs and outfielder Ryan Sweeney quickly reached a two-year $3.5 million agreement Tuesday. "I'm glad to be back and have this taken care of soon'' said Sweeney who batted .266 with six home runs and 19 RBIs in 70 games. The left-handed hitting Sweeney missed more than two months because of a rib fracture but provides value to the Cubs with his left...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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

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

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

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

Update: Cubs' Ryan Sweeney has fractured rib, out 4-6 weeks

It is tough to be a Chicago Cubs center fielder these days. What was originally thought a simple contusion for center fielder Ryan Sweeney has turned out to be a fractured rib. MLB.com's Carrie Muskat broke the news late Sunday afternoon. Initial X-rays on Saturday were negative regarding any bone breakage, but a Sunday CT scan revealed the fracture. #cubs Sweeney has fractured...
Via MLB Injury News
June 30, 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

Cubs' Ryan Sweeney day-to-day after crashing into outfield wall

The Chicago Cubs have already lost center fielder David DeJesus for a yet undetermined amount of time with a sprained right shoulder that he suffered on June 14 when he crashed into a wall trying to make a catch. Now, replacement center fielder Ryan Sweeney nearly suffered a similar fate doing the same thing. Sweeney crashed into Safeco Field's center field wall while making...
Via MLB Injury News
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs 14, Astros 6

Ryan Sweeney had a career-high six RBIs, including a three-run homer, and the Chicago Cubs routed the Houston Astros 14-6 on Sunday. The center fielder drove in runs in each of his first four at-bats, capping the stretch with his longball to right-center field. He also had two doubles and a run-scoring grounder in the second inning. Chicago first baseman Anthony Rizzo added a two...
Via AP on Fox
June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs 4, Cardinals 2

Ryan Sweeney and Cody Ransom hit back-to-back homers in a four-run first inning and that was plenty for Jeff Samardzija, who pitched the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 Tuesday night. Chicago started fast against Adam Wainwright (10-4) and broke a five-game losing streak in St. Louis. Pinch-runner Shane Robinson was called out for interference while trying to break...
Via Fox Sports
June 18, 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

Cubs add OF Sweeney, RHP Dolis from Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs have added outfielder Ryan Sweeney and reliever Rafael Dolis from Triple-A before their game against the Texas Rangers. To make room for them Monday, Chicago designated reliever Kameron Loe for assignment and optioned outfielder Dave Sappelt to its affiliate in Iowa. The 28-year-old Sweeney has spent time in the majors with the White Sox, Red Sox and Athletics. In 23 games...
Via Fox Sports
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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