Dodgers, Cubs complete Barney trade
07/30/2014 4:35 PM
07/30/2014 4:41 PM
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Los Angeles Dodgers completed their July 28 trade with the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, sending minor league right- handed pitcher Jonathan Martinez to Chicago as the player to be named later.
The Dodgers acquired infielder Darwin Barney and cash from the Cubs.
Barney was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque on Wednesday as well.
Martinez, 20, went 7-5 with a 3.47 ERA in 19 starts for Single-A Great Lakes in his fourth professional season after he was signed by the Dodgers as a non- drafted free agent on May 31, 2011 out of Venezuela.
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.
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