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Emilio Bonifacio

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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Braves 10, Cubs 7

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Braves 10, Cubs 7 CHICAGO -- Third baseman Chris Johnson homered for the second straight day as the Atlanta Braves wrapped up the season's first half with a 10-7 victory over the Chicago Cubs on...
  • Braves jump on Cubs, hold on for win

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Braves jump on Cubs, hold on for win CHICAGO -- Julio Teheran showed resiliency while Chris Johnson turned on the power again Sunday for the Atlanta Braves. Teheran bounced back from last week'...
  • Anthony Rizzo appreciative of All-Star honor

     Anthony Rizzo appreciative of All-Star honor
    Anthony Rizzo will not soon forget the process of the fans voting him onto the National League All-Star team in the MLB.com Final Vote. "I thanked all of the front office and the people who were working behind the scenes to pump it up and promote it,"...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    Why is Arismendy Alcantara at Triple-A Iowa not considered a core player? He hits for average, is a strong fielder with good speed and can play multiple positions. --Scott Schubert, Tulsa, Okla. Scott, you’ve identified many skills that Arismendy...
  • With Cubs fans, Rizzo likes his chances in Final Vote

    With Cubs fans, Rizzo likes his chances in Final Vote
    CINCINNATI — In his quest to win the Final Vote for the last spot on the National League All-Star team, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo believes he might have a trump card. That's the universe-wide legion of Cubs fans. "The Cubs have been a big...