Third Base a Historically Tough Position to Fill for the Chicago Cubs

August 26, 2013 by  

When Aramis Ramirez was traded to the Cubs 10 years ago last month, he took over a position that has been incredibly tough to fill for the Cubs. Since he has left, the position has been filled by utility players and bench players. When will one of our prospects live up to the expectations?

Ramirez stayed with the Cubs through the 2011 season, one of the longest tenures by any Cubs' third basemen in history. One of the players sent to Pittsburgh for him, Jose Hernandez, once served as the primary third baseman for five years from 1994-1999.

When Aramis burst on the scene in Chicago, marking one of the best trades o...

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