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Darnell McDonald

Darnell McDonald 54 LF

Chicago Cubs

  • Status: Inactive
  • Full Name: Darnell Tyrone McDonald
  • Age: 36 (November 17, 1978)
  • Birthplace: Fort Collins, CO
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 5' 11" Wt: 205
  • Draft: Round 1 (1997, BAL)
  • MLB Debut: 04/30/2004
  • School: Cherry Creek, Greenwood Village, CO
  • Relationship(s): brother of Donzell McDonald, cousin of James McDonald
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Darnell McDonald Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
April 2, 2014 Chicago Cubs released LF Darnell McDonald.
December 21, 2013 Yaquis de Obregon placed OF Darnell McDonald on the reserve list.
December 3, 2013 OF Darnell McDonald assigned to Yaquis de Obregon.
November 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs signed free agent LF Darnell McDonald to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 15, 2013 LF Darnell McDonald elected free agency.
October 9, 2013 Chicago Cubs sent LF Darnell McDonald outright to Iowa Cubs.
August 16, 2013 Darnell McDonald changed number to .
August 10, 2013 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of RF Darnell McDonald from Iowa Cubs.
May 7, 2013 Darnell McDonald roster status changed by Iowa Cubs.
April 30, 2013 Iowa Cubs placed LF Darnell McDonald on the 7-day disabled list. Sprained left thumb.
January 10, 2013 Chicago Cubs signed free agent LF Darnell McDonald to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 5, 2012 LF Darnell McDonald elected free agency.
July 20, 2012 New York Yankees sent Darnell McDonald outright to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
July 17, 2012 New York Yankees optioned LF Darnell McDonald to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
July 4, 2012 New York Yankees claimed Darnell McDonald off waivers from Boston Red Sox.
June 30, 2012 Boston Red Sox designated Darnell McDonald for assignment.
June 5, 2012 Boston Red Sox activated LF Darnell McDonald from the 15-day disabled list.
May 25, 2012 sent OF Darnell McDonald on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 13, 2012 Darnell McDonald roster status changed by Boston Red Sox.
June 14, 2011 Boston Red Sox activated LF Darnell McDonald from the 15-day disabled list.
May 31, 2011 sent OF Darnell McDonald on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 26, 2011 Boston Red Sox placed CF Darnell McDonald on the 15-day disabled list. Strained left quad.
April 20, 2010 Boston Red Sox selected the contract of CF Darnell McDonald from Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 7, 2010 Darnell McDonald assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox from Boston Red Sox.
November 24, 2009 Boston Red Sox signed free agent RF Darnell McDonald to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 5, 2009 Cincinnati Reds sent Darnell McDonald outright to Louisville Bats.
October 6, 2009 OF Darnell McDonald assigned to Naranjeros de Hermosillo.
August 25, 2009 Cincinnati Reds selected the contract of Darnell McDonald from Louisville Bats.
May 26, 2009 Cincinnati Reds sent Darnell McDonald outright to Louisville Bats.
May 22, 2009 Cincinnati Reds designated LF Darnell McDonald for assignment.
March 12, 2008 Minnesota Twins released CF Darnell McDonald.
October 2, 2007 Minnesota Twins activated CF Darnell McDonald.
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Darnell McDonald Awards and Honors

Darnell McDonald  54 LF

Darnell McDonald
  • Full Name: Darnell Tyrone McDonald
  • Born: November 17, 1978
  • Age: 36
  • Birthplace: Fort Collins, CO
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 205
  • Draft: Round 1 (1997, BAL)
  • School: Cherry Creek, Greenwood Village, CO
  • MLB Debut: 04/30/2004
Won three state titles in both football and baseball at Cherry Creek High School...older brother Donzell II, drafted in the 22nd round by the Yankees in 1995, played 11 years at the professional level...was a Little League and high school teammate of Boston's Josh Bard...His father, Donzell Sr., played in the Pittsburgh organization...Two uncles also played pro sports, Ben in the NBA with Golden State and James in the NFL with the Los Angeles Rams. ... Traded by Nationals to Twins for Levale Speigner on Jan. 24, 2007.