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Julio Borbon fakes being hit by pitch in hilarious fashion

Julio Borbon tried to pull off the baseball equivalent of a flop on Thursday, and it did not go well. Borbon entered the San Diego Padres-Chicago Cubs game as a defensive replacement in the 8th inning with the Cubs down 4-2. He was facing Padres reliever Luke Gregerson in the bottom of the inning and had a 1-2 count. Gregerson threw a breaking ball in the dirt that seemed to bounce...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Julio Borbon Claimed on Waivers by the Cubs

  Julio Borbon Claimed by the Cubs                 The Chicago Cubs made a splash in the waiver pool by claiming Julio Borbon after he got designated for assignment by the Texas Rangers. The Chicago Cubs made another move by designating infielder Alberto Gonzalez for assignment. Borbon, 27, is a career .283 hitter who spent parts of four seasons with the Rangers. He was designated...
Via CLNS Radio
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Does adding Julio Borbon mean the end of the southpaw lineup?

The Cubs claimed speedy centerfielder Julio Borbon off of waivers yesterday. Borbon made himself known amongst the Cubs faithful by being caught stealing to end the game. Prior to that there was a lot of speculation about the roster move to clear a space on both the 40 man and 25 man rosters. Many speculated that Borbon addition would mean the end of Dave Sappelt in the lineup...
Via World Series Dreaming
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Should Find a Spot for Borbon

Borbon, 27, is young and talented enough to get calls from several teams. The Phils should be one of those teams calling. Photo: ESPN Every once in a while, a team becomes so deep at a particular position that they simply run out of room for a talented player. Last year, the Phillies felt they had enough depth to let Brandon Moss pursue other opportunities and the A’s had the ability...
Via Phillies Nation
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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