Jeimer Candelario

Jeimer Candelario

Height/Weight: 6' 1"/216 lbs
Bat: S
Throw: R
Born: New York, New York
Draft: Undrafted
  • Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Cubs lineup shuffle: Why Ian Happ is hitting leadoff, and center field options

    PHOENIX — Ian Happ is not unfamiliar with hitting in the Chicago Cubs’ leadoff spot. In his seven big-league seasons, Happ has made 81 starts atop the Cubs’ lineup, his third-most common batting order position. He’s batted first in the last two games, his first time in the No. 1 spot since 2021. Manager David Ross likes the consistency in the switch-hitting Happ’s at-bats and his ability to ...

  • Sports Illustrated Inside The Cubs

    Cubs Make Roster Moves Before Tuesday's Game

    Chicago Cubs Make Roster Moves Ahead of Tuesday's Game The Chicago Cubs have placed third baseman Jeimer Candelario on the injured list and recalled a rookie they optioned on Monday. Author: Matthew Postins Publish date: Sep 12, 2023 7:28 PM EDT In this story: Chicago Cubs The Chicago Cubs put infielder Jeimer Candelario on the 10-day injured list on Tuesday in advance of their game with the Colorado Rockies. Candelario has a lower back strain. He did not play in Monday's win over the Rockies after leaving with the injury in the fourth inning of Sunday's game against Arizona. The Cubs recalled outfielder Alexander Canario to take Candelario's place on the roster. Canario was optioned on Monday

  • NBC Sports Chicago

    Pete Crow-Armstrong heading to Cubs: reports

    The Chicago Cubs’ top prospect is reportedly heading to the big leagues.