Barney in no danger of demotion. Hoyer says he'll have "quite a bit" of patience with slumping 2B. "He's earned a lot of playing time."
ESPN.com "Stuck in an 0-for-20 slump over the past seven games, Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney was given the day off on Wednesday as his average has dipped to .147. "It's just confidence as much as anything," manager Dale Sveum said before Wednesday's game with the St. Louis Cardinals. "It's..." May 08
Chicago Tribune "Darwin Barney returns to the Chicago Cubs tonight for the opener of the interleague series against Texas. Barney has been out since incurring a laceration on his left knee during the final exhibition game at Houston. The Cubs are expected to make some roster moves before the game. Last..." April 16
Chicago Tribune "Dale Sveum is eager to have take-charge, Gold Glove second baseman Darwin Barney return to the lineup Tuesday to help shore up the defense. The Cubs already have committed 10 errors this season, but mental mistakes have been costly as well. "Barney ... has complete awareness of the situation..." April 15
Cubs Barney will get stitches out Friday, then play at AAA Iowa Sat thru Mon
Daily Herald "The Cubs say second baseman Darwin Barney will be able to come off the disabled list for Tuesday night's home game against the Texas Rangers. In the meantime, they'll try to get by at second with Brent Lillibridge and Alberto Gonzalez. Lillibridge started Tuesday night's game against the..." April 10
Hardball Talk "Darwin Barney was already ruled out for Opening Day after needing five stitches to close a deep cut on his left knee and now the Cubs have placed him on the disabled list. Barney sliced his knee open while chasing down a foul ball Saturday and the light-hitting Gold Glove winner will be out of..." April 01
Barney out for opener at least after gashing knee (5 stitches) on sliding catch try in foul territory. Doc to decided on DL next day or 2.
Chicago Tribune "Darwin Barney has enough confidence in his ability he bragged last year he would spend the offseason taking his manager's money on the golf course. Barney did manage to beat Dale Sveum, though he admitted it really wasn't a fair match. "Dale gave me like a stroke a hole," he said. "Out of..." February 14