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Chicago Cubs Trade Tyler Colvin, D.J. LeMahieu To Colorado Rockies For Ian Stewart And Casey Weathers

The Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies agreed to a four-player deal on Thursday that sent outfielder Tyler Colvin and infielder DJ LeMahieu to Colorado for Rockies third baseman Ian Stewart and relief pitcher Casey Weathers.

Colvin and Stewart both have shown flashes of excellence in their brief major league careers, but they're both coming off a dreadful 2011 season:

Colvin had a miserable 2011, hitting .150 in 206 at-bats. Stewart fell out of favor after an awful 2011 season. He went homerless in 142 plate appearances and struggled with knee, hamstring and wrist injuries.

LeMahieu is a 22-year-old infielder who hit .286/.328/.366 for Chicago's triple-A affiliate last season. Weathers is a 26-year-old relief pitcher who spent 2011 with Colorado's double-A affiliate.

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