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Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Cubs have traded infielder Darwin Barney and cash considerations to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named later.
Barney was designated for assignment on July 22 after batting .230 with 10 doubles, two home runs and 16 RBI in 72 games for the Cubs this season.
The 28-year-old Barney has a career batting average of .244 with 88 doubles, 18 home runs and 146 RBI in 542 games with the Cubs. He won the 2012 National League Gold Glove after tying a major league single-season record with 141- consecutive errorless games at second base.