MLB: Chicago Cubs designate Venezuelan Ildemaro Vargas for assignment

Venezuelan baseball player Ildemaro Vargas was designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs in the 2022 Major League Baseball – MLB season.

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The Venezuelan utility Ildemaro Vargas It was designated for assignment for the Chicago dogs so reported Bruce Levine.

This move comes as the Cubs must make room for one more receiver on their roster because Willson Contreras is out with a hamstring injury.

Vargas hasn’t really been a great hitter in the Majors, but he is attractive to teams because of the versatility he has, as he hits with both hands and can play various positions on the field.

The Cubs will have a week to trade him or put him on waivers. If he were cleared, he would have the ability to turn down an outright assignment and choose free agency, as he has previously in his career.

Here the report:

General numbers in the career of Ildemaro Vargas

During his Major League career with Arizona (2017-20, 2021), Minnesota (2020), Cubs (2020-21) and Pittsburgh (2021), “Caripito” has accumulated a .227 percentage with 14 doubles, three triples, nine home runs and 46 RBIs in a total of 186 games.

He has made 81 appearances at second base, 32 at third, 16 at shortstop and five at first, as well as appearing in some duels in left field three times and once in right field.

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