• by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

    Cubs designate RF Mike Baxter for assignment

    The Cubs designated right fielder Mike Baxter for assignment on Wednesday, the team announced. Baxter was optioned to Triple-A Iowa in mid-July, after hitting just .246 with the Cubs in 57 at-bats earlier in the season.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Cubs activate David Ross, option Mike Baxter

    The Cubs activated catcher David Ross from the disabled list. Ross had been on the seven-day DL with concussion symptoms, per CSN Chicago. The team hopes to wait until after the All Star Break to determine the severity of Miguel Montero's thumb injury and needed another catcher. To make room for Ross, the team optioned outfielder Mike Baxter to Triple-A Iowa. Baxter was hitting .246 for the Cubs this season.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Cubs recall OF Matt Szczur, option Mike Baxter to Triple-A

    The Cubs have recalled outfielder Matt Szczur from Triple-A Iowa prior to Tuesday's game against the Marlins, the team announced. In 13 game since his most recent demotion to Iowa on May 17, Szczur has been hitting .391 (18 for 46) with three doubles, one triple, two home runs and seven RBI. In a corresponding move, the Cubs have optioned outfielder Mike Baxter to Triple-A. Baxter had just one hit in nine at-bats since being recalled on May 19.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Cubs promote 1B/OF Mike Baxter on Tuesday

    The Cubs purchased the contract of first baseman/outfielder Mike Baxter from Triple-A Iowa prior to Tuesday's game against San Diego. Baxter will be replacing Welington Castillo's spot on the active roster. Castillo was traded to the Mariners for Yoervis Medina on Tuesday. Baxter batted .290 with eight RBI in 34 games in the minors this season.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Cubs prospect Kyle Schwarber among cuts Thursday

    The Cubs announced Thursday they cut 12 players from major-league camp, including top catcher prospect Kyle Schwarber,who was reassigned to minor-league camp. The other players reassigned to minor-league camp were pitchers Daniel Bard, Anthony Carter, Jorge De Leon, Gonzalez Germen and Francisley Bueno, infielder Chris Valaika, outfielders Albert Almora, Mike Baxter and Adron Chambers. Pitcher Blake Parker and pitcher Joseph Ortiz were optioned to Triple-A Iowa.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Dodgers designate Mike Baxter for assignment

    The Dodgers designated outfielder Mike Baxter for assignment on Sunday. Baxter was optioned to the minors earlier in the week.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Mike Baxter shipped out to make room for Matt Kemp

    Outfielder Mike Baxter was the odd man out for the Dodgers on Friday upon the removal of Matt Kemp from the disabled list. Baxter has been optioned to the minors.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Dodgers claim Mike Baxter off waivers

    The Dodgers claimed outfielder Mike Baxter off waivers from the Mets Thursday. Baxter, 28, hit .189/.303/.250 with no home runs, four RBI and five stolen bases in 132 at-bats with the Mets this season. He also hit .289/.380/.519 with seven home runs, 22 RBI and four stolen bases in 187 at-bats with Triple-A Las Vegas.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Mike Baxter gets a start

    Mets outfielder Mike Baxter is in the team's starting lineup Tuesday against the Reds. Baxter will hit sixth and play right field. He's been primarily used as a pinch hitter and late inning defensive replacement. Baxter is hitting .190/.301/.250 in 116 at-bats.

  • by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

    Mike Baxter back for Mets

    The Mets recalled outfielder/first baseman Mike Baxter Monday. Baxter, 28, played with the Mets earlier this season and hit .208 over 101 at-bats with four RBI.