by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (4/19/2013) Cubs utility player Brent Lillibridge has been outrighted to Triple-A Iowa, the club announced.
Lillibridge went just 1 for 24 before being designated for assignment earlier this week. He was forced into a starting role at second base thanks to injuries to Darwin Barney and Ian Stewart.
Brent Lillibridge designated for assignment
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (4/16/2013) The Cubs have designated infielder Brent Lillibridge for assignment.
The team added Cody Ransom through a waiver claim, and got Darwin Barney back from injury, so Lillibridge was expendable. Lillibridge played in nine games with the team this season.
Brent Lillibridge gets first hit of season
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com (4/11/2013) Cubs second baseman Brent Lillibridge entered play Thursday 0 for 17 this season but hit a two-out, two-run single in the third inning of Thursday's 7-6 loss to the Giants. The 1-for-3 day gives Lillibridge a .050/.050/.050 line in 20 plate appearances.
Brent Lillibridge could start opener
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (3/30/2013) With Darwin Barney suffering a gash to his knee, Cubs manager Dale Sveum is leaning toward utility infielder Brent Lillibridge to start Monday's season opener against the Pirates at second base.
Lillibridge made the team thanks to a hot spring, batting .333 with a .948 OPS. He has appeared in 60 games at second base in his career, including three starts last season for the Indians.
Lillibridge is expected to serve as a backup infielder once Barney returns.
Lillibridge shakes off groin issue
(3/13/2013) Cubs infielder Brent Lillibridge had been sidelined due to a strained groin but was able to return for Wednesday's Cactus League game against the Rockies. He went 0 for 1 at the plate while playing second base in the 2-0 loss. Lillibridge is competing for a bench spot this spring.
Lillibridge hit with groin strain
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (3/6/2013) Cubs infielder Brent Lillibridge was diagnosed with a strained groin Wednesday. According to MLB.com, the injury is considered relatively minor, and he should be back within a week.
Lillibridge's versatility valuable
(2/25/2013) Cubs manager Dale Sveum told ESPN.com that if camp broke on Monday, Brent Lillibridge would likely be the club's utility player. Lillibridge, who is in camp on a minor-league deal, has played all over the field throughout his career and is well-known for his versatility. You always want to hear that you are on the radar, Lillibridge said. I am going to do what I have done every spring training -- get my work in and try to have good at-bats. I have been working my butt off all winter to be ready for an opportunity. If I showcase what I can do, then it will be a no-brainer for them. If that happens, hopefully I will be in Chicago soon.
Lillibridge gets deal with Cubs
by Nando Di Fino | Senior Fantasy Writer (1/10/2013)Brent Lillibridge, who hit .195 with three home runs and 13 steals in 190 at-bats last season (with three teams), signed a minor league deal with the Cubs, snagging an invite to spring training in the process. Lillibridge played first base, outfield, shortstop, and second base last year.