While the rest of the baseball world was distracted by the David Price deal, the Cubs made an under-the-radar move at the trade deadline.
A teammate hugged Emilio Bonifacio moments after he walked into the Wrigley Field clubhouse on Thursday morning. Another player angled for extra locker space once Bonifacio got traded.
As the minute-hand ticked by on the big clock atop the historic Wrigley Field scoreboard, James Russell thought he was safe and sound.
The Cubs found a soft landing spot for Darwin Barney, sending the Gold Glove second baseman into the middle of a pennant race with the Los Angeles Dodgers.