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.
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