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Brent Lillibridge | Third Baseman

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (32) / 9/18/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 185
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Rangers reassigned INF Brent Lillibridge to minor league camp.
This move comes as a bit of a surprise as the veteran infielder was expected to serve in a utility role for the Rangers. The 30-year-old slashed .286/.276/.464 with a homer and four RBI in 28 Cactus League at-bats. Sat, Mar 22, 2014 12:35:00 PM

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Brent Lillibridge left Thursday's game with a tight right hamstring.

Consider him day-to-day. A non-roster invitee, Lillibridge is hoping to make the team as a utility man. The 30-year-old was dreadful in 20 games between the Cubs and Yankees in 2013, slashing .119/.133/.136 with five RBI and a 17/1 K/BB ratio in 59 at-bats.
Thu, Mar 20, 2014 09:35:00 PM

Brent Lillibridge went 1-for-2 and plated the Rangers lone run in a losing effort against the Royals on Friday.

Lillibridge is certainly doing his best to make a strong first impression, smacking a two-run homer on Thursday and continuing his offensive output on Friday afternoon. His versatility could lead to a spot on the Opening Day roster.
Fri, Feb 28, 2014 10:40:00 PM

Brent Lillibridge homered in one of his two at-bats for the Rangers on Thursday against the Royals.

Lillibridge, not exactly known for his power, took Cory Wade deep for a two-run homer in the seventh. A non-roster invitee, Lillibridge is hoping to make the team as a utility man.
Thu, Feb 27, 2014 05:42:00 PM

Rangers signed INF/OF Brent Lillibridge to a minor league contract with a spring training invite.

Lillibridge appeared in 20 games at the major league level this year between the Cubs and Yankees. The versatile 30-year-old will compete for a utility role in the spring.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 10:40:00 AM

Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that the Rangers and Mariners have shown interest in free agent Brent Lillibridge.

The 30-year-old utility man was dreadful in 20 games between the Cubs and Yankees in 2013, slashing a putrid .119/.133/.136 with five RBI and a 17/1 K/BB ratio in 59 at-bats. While his versatility makes him a nice bench option, he may have to settle for a minor league deal.
Fri, Nov 29, 2013 07:37:00 PM

Yankees designated INF Brent Lillibridge for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Alex Rodriguez's return from the 60-day disabled list. Lillibridge joined the Yankees last month and batted just .171 (6-for-35) in 11 games.
Mon, Aug 5, 2013 05:45:00 PM

Yankees purchased the contract of INF/OF Brent Lillibridge from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Lillibridge can play all over the field, but he'll be used mostly for infield depth with the Yankees' bevy of injuries there. He had just one hit in 29 at-bats earlier this season for the Cubs.
Fri, Jul 19, 2013 10:23:00 AM

Yankees acquired INF/OF Brent Lillibridge from the Cubs for a player to be named later or cash considerations; assigned him to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Lillibridge struggled mightily with the Cubs earlier this season, but has posted a .281/.331/.425 batting line in 48 games with Triple-A Iowa. The 29-year-old will provide infield depth in the minors.
Fri, Jun 21, 2013 07:16:00 PM

Cubs sent INF/OF Brent Lillibridge outright to Triple-A Iowa.

Lillibridge was 1-for-24 (.042) with no walks and nine strikeouts in nine games with the Cubs before being designated for assignment earlier this week. He'll provide depth at Triple-A.
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 08:27:00 AM

Cubs designated INF/OF Brent Lillibridge for assignment.

Lillibridge was 1-for-24 (.042) with no walks and nine strikeouts in nine games with the Cubs. The 29-year-old should draw interest from other teams on waivers.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 04:43:00 PM

Cubs purchased the contract of INF/OF Brent Lillibridge from Triple-A Iowa.

He earned a spot after batting .313/.327/.563 during Cactus League play. Lillibridge is expected to receive the bulk of the playing time at second base while Darwin Barney is out.
Sun, Mar 31, 2013 03:33:00 PM

Brent Lillibridge went 2-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored in Monday's 5-2 win over the Padres.

Lillibridge is now hitting .458 (13-for-28) with six extra-base hits this spring and appears a lock for a roster spot. He should be an active member of Chicago's bench and could have some value in deep NL-only leagues because of his multi-position eligibility.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 07:22:00 PM

Brent Lillibridge is day-to-day with a strained groin.

Lillibridge told reporters that he expects to be fine in about a week. He signed a minor league contract with the Cubs in January and is competing for a bench spot.
Wed, Mar 6, 2013 02:36:00 PM

Cubs signed OF Brent Lillbridge to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Lillibridge hit just .195/.250/.274 in 209 plate appearances last season between the White Sox, Red Sox and Indians. He'll act as organizational depth for Chicago.
Thu, Jan 10, 2013 03:45:00 PM