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2015 Avg.
.077
 
Career Avg.
.194
Name  Arismendy Alcantara
Born  10/29/1991
Height  5-10
Weight  170
Number  7
Position  2B
Bats  S
Throws  R
8/26/2014 10:49:00 PM
Description: Cubs center fielder Arismendy Alcantara has homered in back-to-back games.
Insight: Alcantara has gone 6-for-11 with three RBI and four runs in his last three games. The rookie has five homers, seven steals and 20 runs in 171 at-bats, but he's also hitting .228 with 51 strikeouts.
 
Hot7/22/2014 10:49:00 PM
Description: Cubs infielder Arismendy Alcantara wnt 1-for-4 with a solo homer Tuesday against the Padres.
Insight: Darwin Barney was designated for assignment on Tuesday, so Alcantara have a starting spot for the remainder of 2014. He batted .307 with 46 extra-base hits (10 HR) and 21 steals in 335 at-bats for Triple-A Iowa before his call-up and has hit .282 with two home runs, seven RBI and three steals in 39 at-bats so far.
 
Hot7/22/2014 5:48:00 PM
Description: Cubs infielder Arismendy Alcantara has hit .286 with four doubles, a triple, a homer, six RBI, three steals and seven runs in eight games since his promotion.
Insight: Darwin Barney was designated for assignment on Tuesday, so Alcantara will be Chicago's starting second baseman for the remainder of 2014. He batted .307 with 46 extra-base hits (10 HR) and 21 steals in 335 at-bats for Triple-A Iowa before his call-up.
 
Hot7/13/2014 5:59:00 PM
Description: Cubs infielder Arismendy Alcantara has batted .391 with three doubles, a triple, a homer and five RBI in his first 23 at-bats.
Insight: Alcantara wasn't expected to stay with the Cubs for long, but the prospect could begin the second half as the team's full-time starter ahead of Darwin Barney.
 
Hot7/10/2014 5:16:00 PM
Description: Cubs infielder Arismendy Alcantara posted four hits on Thursday, scoring twice, knocking in three runs and missing the home run for a cycle.
Insight: Alcantara is a much lower-rated prospect than fellow Cubs middle infielder Javier Baez, but he's still a top-100 overall prospect and could provide fantasy teams with speed (21 steals at Iowa).
 
5/8/2014 2:33:00 PM
Description: Cubs infield prospect Arismendy Alcantara has batted .276 with nine doubles, four triples, two homers and eight steals for Triple-A Iowa this season.
Insight: Alcantara is a much lower-rated prospect than fellow Cubs middle infielder Javier Baez, but he's still a top-100 overall prospect and could provide fantasy teams with speed should he get the callup prior to Baez this season.