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LUIS VALBUENA

MLB  Chicago Cubs   40-man Roster
Positions
2B-654, 3B-227, SS-180, LF-15, dh-3
Born
November 30, 1985  (28.140)
Place
Ht/Wt
5-10 / 160
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
High School
Unknown
College:
 
Drafted:
Signed as UDFA 2005 by SEA
Full Name
Luis Adan Valbuena 
TBC Player ID
101616
MLB Debut
Signed by
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Recent Contract:  1-years/$1.71m (2014-2014) by Chicago Cubs Notes
Speed
49
Contact
60
Patience
70
Batting
48
Power
51

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OFF THE FIELD
Start DateStatusMLB TeamMinor Team40-ManTransaction Description
2014-01-17ActiveChicago Cubs YesSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.71m) Avoiding arbitration
2013-09-01ActiveChicago Cubs YesActivated from DL
2013-08-31DL-15Chicago CubsKane County (A)YesAssigned to Kane County (A) for rehab
2013-08-27DL-15Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)YesAssigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk) for rehab
2013-08-04DL-15Chicago Cubs YesDL-15 Right oblique strain [-]
2013-01-11ActiveChicago Cubs YesSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.93m) Avoided arbitration
2012-06-14ActiveChicago Cubs YesContract purchased from Iowa (AAA)
2012-06-09MinorsChicago CubsIowa (AAA) 
2012-04-07MinorsChicago CubsIowa (AAA) Outrighted to Iowa (AAA)

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DateNotes
2011-11-26Traded by Indians to Blue Jays for cash
2008-12-10Traded by Mets with Joe Smith to Tigers for Franklin Gutierrez
2002-08-29Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mariners
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Seattle Mariners in 2005.


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