Tue, 03 Dec 2013 07:17:58 -0800
The Chicago Cubs re-signed INF Donnie Murphy and C George Kottaras to one-year deals. They also tendered contracts to 2B Darwin Barney, SP Jeff Samardzija, SP Travis Wood, RP Pedro Strop, RP James Russell, INF Luis Valbuena and OF Nate Schierholtz.
Sun, 01 Dec 2013 13:57:23 -0800
The Chicago Cubs are expected to tender a contract to 2B Darwin Barney.
Sat, 11 May 2013 17:22:30 -0700
Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said the team is not considering sending 2B Darwin Barney down to the minor leagues even though he has been struggling this season.
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:29:20 -0700
Chicago Cubs 2B Darwin Barney (knee) has been activated from the disabled list and is back in the lineup Tuesday, April 16.
Mon, 15 Apr 2013 14:39:53 -0700
Chicago Cubs 2B Darwin Barney (knee) went 4-for-5 with a double for Triple-A Iowa Monday, April 15, and he's expected to rejoin the team Tuesday, April 16. 3B Ian Stewart (quadriceps) went 0-for-4 in his second rehab game for Iowa.
Fantasy Tip: Get ready to get Barney back in your lineups tomorrow. He's mainly middle infield depth in mixed formats but should be owned in most NL-only leagues.
Sun, 14 Apr 2013 08:25:23 -0700
Updating previous reports, an MRI exam revealed that Chicago Cubs C Steve Clevenger (oblique) has a left oblique strain and could miss at least six weeks. He will be placed on the disabled list Tuesday, April 16, when 2B Darwin Barney (knee) is activated.
Sun, 14 Apr 2013 08:12:57 -0700
Updating a previous report, Chicago Cubs C Steve Clevenger (oblique) is unavailable against the San Francisco Giants Sunday, April 14. The team will not make a roster move because 2B Darwin Barney (knee) is expected to be activated from the disabled list Tuesday, April 16..
Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:03:14 -0700
Chicago Cubs 2B Darwin Barney (knee) will have the stitches removed from his left knee Friday, April 12, before going on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Iowa over the weekend. He's expected to return to the team for their game Tuesday, April 16. He's eligible to come off the disabled list Monday, April 15.
Fantasy Tip: Barney doesn't give you much besides a respectable batting average. He should be owned in most NL-only leagues, though, as middle infield depth, but you can ignore him in mixed leagues.
Mon, 01 Apr 2013 07:32:29 -0700
Chicago Cubs 2B Darwin Barney (knee) will begin the season on the 15-day disabled list. INF Alberto Gonzalez will take his place on the roster.
Sun, 31 Mar 2013 10:17:29 -0700
The Chicago Cubs will wait until Monday, April 1, to determine if 2B Darwin Barney (knee) needs to be placed on the 15-day disabled list. INF Alberto Gonzalez would likely take Barney's spot on the 25-man roster if he begins the season on the DL.