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Emilio Bonifacio

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  • Cubs' Chris Valaika sings Javier Baez's praises

     Cubs' Chris Valaika sings Javier Baez's praises
    LOS ANGELES — Javier Baez received a strong endorsement in his quest to make the transition from shortstop to second base from someone who has seen him up close. That's Chris Valaika, who moved to shortstop at Triple-A Iowa when Baez, one of the...
  • Parker, Valaika added to Cubs' roster

    Parker, Valaika added to Cubs' roster
    LOS ANGELES -- In the wake of the trade of Emilio Bonifacio and James Russell to the Atlanta Braves, the Chicago Cubs added infielder Chris Valaika and reliever Blake Parker to their 25-man roster in time for Friday night's game against the Los Angeles...
  • A's and Tigers go for broke at trade deadline

     A's and Tigers go for broke at trade deadline
    When the A's and the Tigers are engaging in an arms race and the World Series champion Red Sox are unloading, you know the landscape of baseball has changed dramatically. That was apparent Thursday on one of the wildest trading deadline days in memory,...
  • James Russell gets word on trade after deadline

     James Russell gets word on trade after deadline
    James Russell left the bullpen in the middle of the sixth inning Thursday to use the restroom and thought he was staying with the Cubs after teammate Travis Wood mentioned the 3 p.m. deadline had arrived. Shortly after, trainer P.J. Manville told him to...
  • Cubs net top catching prospect Victor Caratini from Braves

    Cubs net top catching prospect Victor Caratini from Braves
    In a four-week span, the Cubs added three highly ranked prospects and saved about $6 million at the cost of two front-line starting pitchers, a super utility player and a durable left-handed reliever. But their biggest mission remains unfulfilled....
  • Cubs ship Bonifacio, Russell to Braves

    Cubs ship Bonifacio, Russell to Braves
    The Chicago Cubs have traded utility player Emilio Bonifacio and left-handed reliever James Russell and cash considerations to the Atlanta Braves for Class-A catcher Victor Caratini. The deal was completed during the sixth inning of the Cubs' game...
  • Lester goes to A's and other trade thoughts

    Lester goes to A's and other trade thoughts
    The big trade deadline shoe dropped early Thursday morning, and it landed in an unexpected place for an unexpected value. The Boston Red Sox dealt their ace and pending free agent left-hander Jon Lester as well as outfielder Jonny Gomes and some cash to...
  • Is this finally E-J Day for Cubs?

    Is this finally E-J Day for Cubs?
    Show of hands:  Do you love and hate Theo Epstein because of Edwin Jackson? Do you love and hate Edwin Jackson because he’s Edwin Vexing Jackson? I hate Jackson because he stinks and represents an egregious Epstein decision, his first big-...
  • Emilio Bonifacio on clock for trade

    Emilio Bonifacio on clock for trade
    Emilio Bonifacio was held out of the Cubs' lineup Wednesday night, and it appears highly likely the speedy switch-hitting infielder-outfielder will be traded before the 3 p.m. Thursday deadline. Bonifacio, 29, appeared headed to the Royals or Giants,...
  • Cubs lose 6-4 in 10 innings to Rockies

    Cubs lose 6-4 in 10 innings to Rockies
    Left-hander Chris Rusin arrived at Wrigley Field, but most of Wednesday night's focus was on Emilio Bonifacio, who was out of the lineup as the Chicago Cubs try to win their third consecutive game against the Colorado Rockies. Rusin served as protection...
  • Cubs believe shortstop versatility will pay off

     Cubs believe shortstop versatility will pay off
    Javier Baez played catcher on his summer league team before his senior season at Arlington Country Day High School in Florida. Theo Epstein won't go that far to address the Cubs' lack of upper-level depth at catcher, but the club's baseball president...