Darwin Barney

Dodgers infielder Darwin Barney. (Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Levine: Barney Returns To Wrigley As A Dodger

“It’s never easy,” Darwin Barney says of his exit from Chicago.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

Darwin Barney. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Cubs To Trade Barney To Dodgers

Chicago will receive a player to be named later for Darwin Barney.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

Darwin Barney. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Goodbye To Barney Another Goodbye To Hendry

Darwin Barney’s exit, unceremonious as it is, is a watershed for Cubdom.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

Darwin Barney.  (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Barney Never Regained 2011, ’12 Form

Only two players remain from the 2010 Cubs after Darwin Barney was designated for assignment.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

Darwin Barney.  (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Cubs Designate Barney For Assignment

Darwin Barney is a career .244 hitter and has declined offensively in the last three years.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2014

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Report: Cubs Calling Up Alcantara For 2-Day Stint

He’ll fill in for Darwin Barney, who’s taking paternity leave.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2014

Justin Ruggiano #20 of the Chicago Cubs gets his third hit of game in the ninth inning during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals on July 4, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.  The Cubs won 7-2.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Ruggiano Homers, Cubs Cool Off Nationals 7-2

Justin Ruggiano homered for the second straight game for the Chicago Cubs, who used another solid outing from Jason Hammel to beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Friday.

07/04/2014

Tom Ricketts and Theo Epstein. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs, Double-A Smokies Agree To 4-Year Extension

The Tennessee Smokies will remain a Cubs affiliate through 2018.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Levine: Leadership Evolving On Cubs

“I can’t say who the leader will be here, but that will happen on its own,” reliever Jose Veras says.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2014

Darwin Barney

Levine: Barney Reinventing Himself

The transition to becoming a more reliable offensive player has not been an easy route for Darwin Barney.

04/20/2014

Starlin castro, left, and Ryan Sweeney. (Getty Images)

Emma: Clubhouse Leadership Has Different Dynamic For Rebuilding Cubs

There aren’t many long-tenured stalwarts or stars for the Cubs, but the chemistry is still clicking.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2014

Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Will Platoon Players To Begin Season

Mike Olt and Ryan Kalish have made the Opening Day roster for the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2014

Darwin Barney.  (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Barney Trying To Focus On Two Jobs

By Bruce Levine- (CBS) Darwin Barney has been through the emotional ringer this offseason. For one, he’s heard his name in the trade rumor mill all winter, whispers that continue to swirl around him daily. […]

CBS Chicago–03/25/2014

Nate Schierholtz (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Top Tigers Evaluator Watching Schierholtz, Barney

Detroit is also keeping its eye on Darwin barney.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2014

Theo Epstein. (Getty Images)

Lindholm: Evaluating The Cubs’ Roster

The youngsters have been sent back down, giving us a better idea of what lies ahead.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

Cubs Park in Mesa, Ariz. (Getty Images)

Spiegel: Your Glorious Day At Cubs Park In Mesa

Cubs Park is a glimpse of the bigger dream for Theo Epstein and Co.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2014

Darwin Barney. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Barney Fights For Spot As Teams Inquire About Him

Darwin Barney is trying to rebound from a 2013 campaign in which he hit a paltry .208.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2014

Anthony Rizzo. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Lindholm: Cubs’ 2014 PECOTA Projections

Anthony Rizzo has breakout potential, but not much is expected from the rest of the squad.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2014

Darwin Barney.  (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Cubs, Barney Avoid Arbitration With 1-Year Deal

Darwin Barney signs for a $2.3-million contract.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2014

Gordon Beckham. (Getty Images)

Lindholm: Can Cubs, White Sox Second Basemen Be Saved?

This 2014 season is an important one for Gordon Beckham and Darwin Barney.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2014

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