Chicago Cubs: Darwin Barney is Not a Part of the Solution as Second Baseman

August 27, 2011 by  

In a gloomy season on the North Side of Chicago, many point to rookie second baseman Darwin Barney (in addition to Starlin Castro and Matt Garza) as a bright spot.

Barney's ability to hit for average near the top of the order (not that he belongs there, Mike Quade) and adequately field second base have drawn praise, and the consensus among fans and analysts seems to be that Barney fits into the Cubs' future puzzle. He may even be a key piece.

I rise in objection.

Let's deconstruct the things for which Barney has garnered so much attention: <...

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