Darnell McDonald RUMORS & NEWS

  • Darnell McDonald joins Cubs front office two weeks after retiring

    Hardball Talk "Earlier this month journeyman outfielder Darnell McDonald announced his retirement via Instagram and he’s already landed a good post-playing gig in the Cubs’ front office as a baseball operations assistant. McDonald was the Orioles’ first-round pick in 1997 and went bust as a prospect, but then..." April 15

  • McDonald, Arrieta lead Cubs to 4-2 win over Pirates

    Chicago Tribune "The only thing manager Dale Sveum hoped to change Wednesday in the Chicago Cubs' home finale was a win over Pittsburgh. “I’m not going to do anything different than we have in the two years or past managing" said Sveum whose future remains in question. "I'm just going to do what I do. The..." September 26

  • Cubs purchase contract of OF Darnell McDonald

    ESPN "Dioner Navarro’s speedy recovery after a home-plate collision on Wednesday prompted the Chicago Cubs to return catcher J.C. Boscan to Triple-A Iowa Saturday and purchase the contract of outfielder Darnell McDonald. “Navarro’s fine so we didn’t need another catcher and we do need another..." August 10

  • McDonald offers strong left-handed bat

    Chicago Tribune "While many Cubs may not know who Ralph Waldo Emerson was, Cubs outfielder Darnell McDonald features a quote from the noted Transcendentalist in his Twitter biography: "Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." McDonald's path has been a long and..." March 01