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Emilio Bonifacio

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  • 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...
  • Rookies making strong bids to stick with Cubs

    Rookies making strong bids to stick with Cubs
    PHOENIX — Arismendy Alcantara made a brief stop in Iowa over the All-Star break to pick up some more clothes for his stay in the big leagues, and Kyle Hendricks will start Tuesday night with a chance to stick in the fourth spot in the Cubs'...
  • Olt, Lake get rare starts

    Olt, Lake get rare starts
    PHOENIX — Cubs manager Rick Renteria wasn't about to speculate on the futures of left fielder Junior Lake and third baseman Mike Olt in the wake of their rough seasons combined with the progress of players at Triple-A Iowa and Emilio Bonifacio close...
  • Cubs rookies come up big in 6-0 victory over Padres

    General manager Jed Hoyer's feelings Tuesday night regarding Arismendy Alcantara's immediate future were clear. "It's time for Mendy to play," Hoyer said before Alcantara hit his second home run in nine games since being promoted from Triple-A Iowa....
  • Cubs cut ties with Darwin Barney

    Cubs cut ties with Darwin Barney
    General manager Jed Hoyer was hopeful the Cubs could trade second baseman Darwin Barney to a playoff contender despite his .230 batting average and diminished playing time. “He’s a Gold Glove defender,” Hoyer said Tuesday after Barney,...
  • Bonifacio, Alcantara in Cubs' lineup

    Bonifacio, Alcantara in Cubs' lineup
    The Chicago Cubs wasted little time adding speed to the top of their batting order Tuesday night by placing Emilio Bonifacio at the leadoff spot against San Diego. Bonifacio, who has missed five weeks because of a right oblique strain, batted .261...