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Miguel is in his third season with the Cubs after he was acquired by Chicago, December 9, 2014, from Arizona for minor league right-handers Zack Godley and Jeferson Mejia ... is a two-time N.L. All-Star catcher (2011, 2014) who has appeared in 1,105 major league contests between the D-backs (2006-14) and Cubs (2015-16) ... Is a career .259 hitter (933-for-3,605) with 191 doubles, 120 home runs, 534 RBI and a .342 OBP in his 1,105 big league games ... His 105 home runs since the 2009 campaign are second-most for a left-handed hitting catcher (Brian McCann leads with 175) ... Has thrown out 150 of 646 (23.2 percent) baserunners attempting to steal in his big league career ... Is the Arizona Diamondbacks all-time leader as catcher in games played (837), home runs (93), RBI (431) and innings caught (7,056.1 IP) ... Garnered the Good Guy Award from the Arizona chapter of the BBWAA in 2011 and 2013 ... Played for the World Team at the MLB All-Star Futures Game in Detroit in 2005 ... Owns a .285 batting average (527-for-1,847) with 245 runs scored, 99 doubles, nine triples, 64 home runs and 309 RBI in 527 career minor league games ... Originally signed with the D-backs as a non-drafted free agent on April 23, 2001 ... Attended Nuestra Senora la Esperanza High School in Caracas, Venezuela.

*Courtesy Cubs.com

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