Julio 8 9:19 AM PT10:19 AM MT11:19 AM CT12:19 PM ET12:19 HE16:19 GMT0:19 CST9:19 AM MST11:19 AM EST11:49 AM VEN20:19 UAE11:19 AM CT-The Washington Nationals have acquired outfielder Scott Hairston from the Chicago Cubs for minor league pitcher Ivan Pineyro. Analisis: Hairston batted .172 with eight home runs and 19 RBIs after agreeing to a two-year deal with Chicago.
Junio 1 1:39 PM PT2:39 PM MT3:39 PM CT4:39 PM ET16:39 HE20:39 GMT4:39 CST1:39 PM MST3:39 PM EST4:09 PM VEN0:39 UAE (+1)3:39 PM CT-Hairston hit a grand slam as the Chicago Cubs extended their winning streak to five games by defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2 on Friday. Analisis: Hairston's third career grand slam was the second in two games for the Cubs. Pitcher Travis Wood hit one on Thursday in a win over the White Sox. It also gave them grand slams in consecutive games at Wrigley Field for the first time since Jim Hickman and Burt Hooton did it Sept. 15-16, 1972, against the Mets.
Feb. 10 1:59 PM PT2:59 PM MT3:59 PM CT4:59 PM ET16:59 HE21:59 GMT5:59 CST2:59 PM MST4:59 PM EST5:29 PM VEN1:59 UAE (+1)3:59 PM CT-Hairston and the Chicago Cubs have finalized a two-year contract. The deal had been agreed to last month pending a physical and was completed Sunday. Outfielder Tony Campana was designated for assignment to clear a roster spot. Chicago has 10 days to trade him, assign him outright to the minor leagues or release him. Analisis: The 32-year-old Hairston hit .263 with a career-high 20 homers, 57 RBIs and 25 doubles last year in his second season with the New York Mets. He also has played for Arizona (2004-07), San Diego (2007-09, 2010) and Oakland (2009) during a nine-year big league career. Hairston has a .247 career average with 95 homers and 279 RBIs.