Cubs agree to terms with 21 players, including Barney

Updated: March 4, 2013

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to terms with 21
players, including second baseman Darwin Barney, on contracts for 2013.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Barney batted .254 with seven homers and 44 runs batted in last season. He is
a career .263 hitter in two-plus seasons as Chicago’s second baseman.

Catcher Welington Castillo and pitchers Travis Wood, Brooks Raley and Chris
Rusin were among the other notables who agreed to one-year deals. Castillo
batted .265 in 52 games last season, while Wood was 6-13 with a 4.27 ERA in 26
starts. Raley and Rusin combined for 12 starts last season.