OUCH! Cubs trade Darwin Barney for player to be named

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The Chicago Cubs today traded infielder Darwin Barney and a cash consideration to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named later. OUCH BABE! Remember when he was relevant? When he was possibly considered “a piece” in “the rebuild?” At least defensively, he was thought to be something, Now this is his fate.  

 The one AAA leader hits once gave Cubs fans such high hopes.

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Cubs Make It Official: Manager Mike Quade Fired

Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein the following statement just minutes ago.

“Jed Hoyer and I had an all-day meeting with Mike Quade last Thursday at Wrigley Field, and Mike and I continued our dialogue with a lengthy phone conversation yesterday after the press conference. Today, I flew to Florida to inform Mike in person that the Cubs have decided not to bring him back as our manager for the 2012 season.

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