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Chicago Sun-Times Apr 10, 2014

Darwin Barney still figuring out his role with Cubs

Three series into a new season with a new manager and coaching staff, second baseman Darwin Barney doesn’t know much about his tenuous hold on the starting job he’s owned for the last three years. “Obviously, it’s not the same,” said Barney, who was out of the starting lineup Thursday for the fourth time in nine games. Since earning the starting job a week into the 2011 season, Barney hasn’t missed as many starts in a similar stretch that didn’t...
Chicago Sun-Times Apr 2, 2014

Renteria platoons Darwin Barney, Emilio Bonifacio at 2B

PITTSBURGH — After sidestepping the question during spring training, Cubs manager Rick Renteria made it clear with his lineup for the second game that Gold Glover Darwin Barney isn’t his every-day second baseman. Barney, who drew a walk in three trips to the plate Monday, was on the bench Wednesday as Renteria moved Emilio Bonifacio to second as part of a left-handed platoon. “It’s just an opportunity for us to be able to get guys in and use them in the...

Barney squeezed out of Cubs' lineup

PITTSBURGH -- Darwin Barney has averaged playing in 147 games the past two seasons, but he might be hard pressed to achieve that goal in 2014 even if he stays with the Chicago Cubs.    
Chicago Tribune Apr 2, 2014

Barney squeezed out of Cubs' lineup

PITTSBURGH -- Darwin Barney has averaged playing in 147 games the past two seasons, but he might be hard pressed to achieve that goal in 2014 even if he stays with the Chicago Cubs.    
KFFL Mar 26, 2014

Rangers | Scouting Darwin Barney

The Texas Rangers have been scouting Chicago Cubs infielders in recent days, and their interest ...
KFFL Mar 25, 2014

Rangers | Interested in Darwin Barney

The Texas Rangers have been scoring the Chicago Cubs, who have extra infields in 2B ...
Chicago Sun-Times Mar 24, 2014

Darwin Barney remains focused despite trade speculation

MESA, Ariz. — Add the Texas Rangers to the list of playoff-minded teams who need middle-infield help after they announced second baseman Jurickson Profar could miss half the season with a shoulder injury. You see that, Darwin Barney? “You just stay focused and worry about your job today,” the Cubs’ Gold Glove second baseman said. Meanwhile, the Cubs’ newest acquisition is utility man Emilio Bonifacio, whose natural position is second, and top prospect Javy...

Barney appears to be Cubs' starting second baseman

Renteria admits plenty of decisions still to be madeMESA, Ariz. — With six days left in spring training, Darwin Barney appears to be the Cubs' opening-day second baseman.    
Chicago Tribune Mar 24, 2014

Barney appears to be Cubs' starting second baseman

Renteria admits plenty of decisions still to be madeMESA, Ariz. — With six days left in spring training, Darwin Barney appears to be the Cubs' opening-day second baseman.    
Bless You Boys Mar 19, 2014
Tigers scouting Cubs' infielder Darwin Barney and outfielder Nate Schierholtz

Tigers scouting Cubs' infielder Darwin Barney and outfielder Nate Schierholtz

Reports out of Chicago claim the Tigers are scouting Cubs' infielder Darwin Barney and outfielder Nate Schierholtz to possibly fill lineup holes left by injuries to Jose Iglesias and Andy Dirks. The rumor mill spins quickly when a team is wracked by injuries. In the case of the Detroit Tigers, who are prowling for possible replacements for the injured Jose Iglesias and Andy Dirks, the latest spin of the wheel points toward the Chicago Cubs. Reports out of the Windy City have the Tigers' top men scouting a pair of Cubs: Outfielder Nate Schierholtz and middle infielder Darwin Barney. Via CBS...
Detroit Free Press Mar 19, 2014

Report: Tigers scouting Cubs' Nate Schierholtz, Darwin Barney

Two more names have surfaced in the Detroit Tigers' reported search for injury replacements. CBS Chicago's Bruce Levine says the Tigers have their top scout watching Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz, as well as infielder Darwin Barney.
Grand Rapids Press Mar 19, 2014
Detroit Tigers reportedly scouting Chicago Cubs infielder Darwin Barney, outfielder Nate Schierholtz

Detroit Tigers reportedly scouting Chicago Cubs infielder Darwin Barney, outfielder Nate Schierholtz

Cubs middle infielder Darwin Barney, along with outfielder Nate Schierholtz, are both reportedly being scouted by Tigers vice president of player personnel Scott Reid this week. Two years ago, the Detroit Tigers reportedly made a strong push around the non-waiver trade deadline to acquire middle infielder Darwin Barney from the Chicago Cubs. A trade never came to fruition, but it appears the Tigers' interest in Barney hasn't dissipated. Barney, along with Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz, are both being scouted by Tigers vice president of player personnel...

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