Brad Boxberger

Brad Boxberger

Height/Weight: 5' 10"/211 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Fullerton, California
College: USC
Draft: 2009 1st round by the
  • Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Cubs manager David Ross texts Pittsburgh Pirates counterpart Derek Shelton, trying to clarify postgame remarks about the team

    Chicago Cubs manager David Ross tried to set the record straight Saturday. Ross thought he had corrected himself during his postgame remarks Thursday but wanted to clarify his intention with Pittsburgh Pirates manager Derek Shelton. Ross texted Shelton on Friday night to explain that his comments after the Cubs’ 8-6 loss to the Pirates on Thursday at Wrigley Field stemmed from frustration ...

  • ABC7 Chicago

    Cubs place Brad Boxberger on 15-day IL with forearm strain

    The Cubs placed reliever Brad Boxberger on the 15-day injured list Saturday with a right forearm strain. Boxberger finalized a one-year,$2.8 million contract with Chicago in December, but he had trouble staying healthy for much of the season. The 35-year-old Boxberger was placed on the 15-day IL on May 15 with a right forearm strain. Closer Adbert Alzolay, who is on the injured list with a right forearm strain, had a bullpen session Friday that went well.

  • Chicago Tribune

    Paul Sullivan: All eyes are on manager David Ross in the Chicago Cubs’ stretch run

    For a guy who participated in “Dancing With the Stars,” Chicago Cubs manager David Ross has no real feel for Hollywood endings. Making his major-league debut off the bench Monday night at Coors Field in Colorado, top prospect Pete Crow-Armstrong came to the plate with a runner on first and no outs in the ninth inning, after the Cubs had taken a one-run lead over the Rockies. Cubs fans, who ...