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Emilio Bonifacio

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  • Baez's versatility boosts Cubs' options

    Baez's versatility boosts Cubs' options
    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 lack of upper level depth at catcher, but the Cubs’ president of...
  • Bonifacio doing his job atop Cubs' batting order

    Bonifacio doing his job atop Cubs' batting order
    Emilio Bonifacio went 3-for-4 Sunday as he recorded his ninth multihit game at home this season. "He had some great at-bats today," manager Rick Renteria said. "He has done a nice job filling in with the role he has got since spring. I think (other)...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Cubs' Arismendy Alcantara flashes his versatility

    Cubs' Arismendy Alcantara flashes his versatility
    Arismendy Alcantara appears to be as agreeable as he is versatile in his first several games in the big leagues. The rookie second baseman was deployed in center field Saturday. He handled himself confidently defensively and collected a pair of hits,...
  • Cubs prospects soaking up big league experience

    Cubs prospects soaking up big league experience
    MESA, Ariz. — Shortly after front-line pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel were traded to the Athletics two weeks ago, Cubs pitcher Carlos Villanueva spoke of the importance of veterans in mentoring young players being promoted from the...