Christian Villanueva

Chicago Cubs #61 - Third Base

  • Born: 06/19/91
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 160
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

Manny Ramirez is headed to Des Moines, Iowa

The Chicago Cubs have signed slugger Manny Ramirez to a minor-league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Iowa, where he will serve as both a player and hitting instructor.

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Cubs' First Full-Squad Workout

All 65 players in camp reported Wednesday for the team's first full spring-training workout of 2014.

Alex Rodriguez Drops Lawsuits. What's Next?

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This is not likely the way A-Rod envisioned his career ending, but it might have.

Cubs Minor Parts: Giuseppe Papaccio

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This profile is about one of last year's draftees, who has an awesome name.

Cubs Prospects: The 50-Percent Rule

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An oft-used axiom is that a player who is successful in Double-A has a 50-percent chance of being a successful major leaguer. I examine how this plays into evaluating present Cubs prospects.

Alcantara, Villanueva On Double-A All-Star Team

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Two Cubs prospects got postseason honors from an award sponsored by the Topps Company.

Can The Cubs Afford Darwin Barney's Offense?

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The Cubs second baseman is having an historically bad offensive season. How long can the team afford to keep him in the lineup full-time?

Game Wrap: Rockies 2, Cubs 4

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Rockies debut De La Rosa and Chacin in loss to the Cubs.

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