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Diamondbacks acquire INF Sergio Alcantara from Cubs

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Sep 30, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA;  Chicago Cubs shortstop Sergio Alcantara (51) fields a ground ball to begin a double play against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the seventh inning at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday acquired infielder Sergio Alcantara from the Chicago Cubs for cash considerations.

To make room for Alcantara, 25, Arizona designated 27-year-old infielder Josh VanMeter for assignment.

Alcantara played in 89 games for the Cubs in 2021, with five home runs, 17 RBIs and a .205 batting average.

VanMeter appeared in 112 games for Arizona last season, posting six homers, 36 RBIs and a .212 average.

–Field Level Media