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1997 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 68-94 .420
Rank: 5th in National League Central
Run Differential: 687-759 -72
Roster Continuity 68.08% 8/28
Manager(s): Jim Riggleman
General Manager: Ed Lynch
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Payroll: $ 39,829,333 14/28
Attendance: 2,190,308 13/28
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Jon Garland (#10) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Rick Kranitz
Bench Coach: Billy Williams
Bullpen Coach: Dave Bialas
First Base Coach: Max Oliveras
Hitting Coach: Jeff Pentland
Hitting Coach: Tony Muser
Pitching Coach: Phil Regan
Third Base Coach: Dan Radison

#1 Draft Picks

Shawon Dunston (#1), Tyler Houston (#2), Brooks Kieschnick (#10), Dave Clark (#11), Doug Glanville (#12), Brian McRae (#17), Terry Mulholland (#24), Kevin Orie (#29)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8478.519--
7983.4885.0
7686.4698.0
7389.45111.0
6894.42016.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
21Sammy SosaRF28   64290161
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36
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119221245174290516.251.300.480780.229.315.2863.8717.8308694
17Mark Grace1B33   55587177
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5
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78248845231818.319.409.465874.146.301.3250.5142.7258654
1,8Doug GlanvilleLF26   47479142
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351911244610929.300.333.392725.093.160.3241.92118.5186510
23Ryne Sandberg2B37   44754118
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012
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6474289423035.264.308.403711.139.208.3083.3637.3180480
12Shawon DunstonSS34   41957119
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9
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4129786430347.284.300.411711.126.198.3148.0046.6172437
56Brian McRaeCF29   41763100
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281465262423111.240.329.372701.132.276.2691.1969.5155477
9Scott ServaisC30   38536100
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06
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4501245667737.260.311.361672.101.161.2882.3364.2139425
15Kevin Orie3B24   36440100
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44223957533413.275.350.431781.157.264.3041.4645.5157415
11Rey SanchezSS-2B29   2051451
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1242112602407.249.287.307594.059.122.2812.36205.063220
7Tyler HoustonC26   1961551
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281093501024.260.290.342632.082.133.3043.8998.067207
18Jose Hernandez3B27   1833350
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2625144202115.273.323.486809.213.273.3193.0026.189199
25Dave Hansen3B28   1511947
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2112313211210.311.429.450879.139.338.3761.0350.368186
1Lance JohnsonCF33   1451744
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155291001012.303.342.455797.152.234.3031.1136.366155
48Dave ClarkLF34   1431943
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3210193423022.301.386.462848.161.301.3581.7928.666166
37Brant BrownLF26   1371532
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152172830102.234.286.409695.175.234.2604.0027.456148
24Manny AlexanderSS26   991129
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72181622203.293.358.374732.081.172.3412.0099.037111
19Brooks KieschnickLF25   90918
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1210122100002.200.294.356650.156.300.2151.7522.532102
6Mike HubbardC26   64413
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20022101001.203.227.250477.047.078.28610.5064.01666
46Steve TrachselP26   6057
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00400519001103.117.185.167352.050.133.1713.80--1076
45Terry MulhollandP34   4908
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0020002400300.163.163.204367.041.041.320----1052
31Kevin FosterP28   4736
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00400120001100.128.146.149295.021.043.22220.00--759
54Jeremi GonzalezP22   4014
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00010031200801.100.163.100263.000.075.1434.00--451
49Frank CastilloP28   3315
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0003000900400.152.152.152304.000.000.208----537
20Miguel Cairo2B23   2977
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001002310000.241.313.276589.034.103.2691.50--832
22Mark ClarkP29   232000010021200200.000.080.00080.000.087.0006.00--027
36Kevin TapaniP33   2223
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00001021200401.136.208.136344.000.136.3006.00--328
29Robin JenningsLF25   1813
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002000200010.167.158.222380.056.056.176----419
10Terrell LoweryLF26   1424
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0000103300000.286.412.286698.000.286.3641.00--417
44Amaury TelemacoP23   902
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0000001600000.222.300.222522.000.111.6676.00--210
47Miguel BatistaP26   8000000000500000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
34,45Kent BottenfieldP28   4000000000300400.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
38Dave SwartzbaughP29   4000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
52Ramon TatisP24   3000000001300000.000.250.000250.000.333-3.00--04
13Turk WendellP30   3100000001300000.000.250.000250.000.333-3.00--04
33,51Terry AdamsP24   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
55Larry CasianP31   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
35Bob PattersonP38   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
41Marc PisciottaP26   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
51Mel RojasP30   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
40Dave StevensP27   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals2341548968714442693912764211660451100334408338119.263.317.396713.133.225.3002.2243.221726061
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
46Steve Trachsel26   8124.5234340000201.122511010132691604151.4610.071.433.097.162.32
45Terry Mulholland34   6124.0725251000157.016279712045742091.329.291.152.584.241.64
31Kevin Foster28   1074.6226251000146.1141797527661183021.428.691.664.077.271.79
54Jeremi Gonzalez22   1194.2523231100144.012673681669931121.357.881.004.315.811.35
49Frank Castillo28   695.422019000098.01136459944671041.6010.380.834.046.151.52
36Kevin Tapani33   933.391313110085.0773332723550221.188.150.742.445.822.39
34,45Kent Bottenfield28   233.866400020284.08239361335742021.398.791.393.757.932.11
33,51Terry Adams24   294.6274000391874.0914338340646011.7711.070.364.867.781.60
22Mark Clark29   612.8699200063.0552220612510101.067.860.861.717.294.25
13Turk Wendell30   354.205200018460.0533228439544011.537.950.605.858.101.38
35Bob Patterson38   163.367600012059.1472322910581000.977.171.371.538.855.80
51Mel Rojas30   044.4254000381359.05430291130612051.428.241.684.589.312.03
52Ramon Tatis24   115.305600012055.26636331329334231.7010.612.094.665.301.14
44Amaury Telemaco23   036.16105002038.0472626411291001.5311.130.952.616.872.64
47Miguel Batista26   055.75116002036.1362423424272011.679.001.006.006.751.13
41Marc Pisciotta26   313.21240007028.1201010116212011.296.430.325.146.751.31
55Larry Casian31   017.2012000109.216983270011.8014.402.701.806.303.50
40Dave Stevens27   0210.0010000009.113111009130112.4413.000.009.0013.001.44
59Rodney Myers28   006.005100209.012661760012.1112.001.007.006.000.86
38Dave Swartzbaugh29   019.002200008.012881740012.3813.501.137.884.500.57
33Ramon Morel22   004.503000303.23221330001.506.752.256.756.751.00
Batting Totals68944.446031626215637142914517597051855901072358421.439.141.173.726.751.82
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Scott ServaisC1187357389.9900.00
Tyler HoustonC412631641.9860.00
Mike HubbardC20120810.9920.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mark Grace1B1481202120693.9950.00
Brant Brown1B1278427.9760.00
Dave Hansen1B419214.9550.00
Tyler Houston1B282011.0000.00
Jose Hernandez1B16010.8570.00
Scott Servais1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ryne Sandberg2B126203297858.9840.00
Rey Sanchez2B325172116.9920.00
Jose Hernandez2B20313123.9690.00
Miguel Cairo2B91515051.0000.00
Manny Alexander2B488011.0000.00
Dave Hansen2B10000.0000.00
Tyler Houston2B111001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kevin Orie3B11291212915.9710.00
Dave Hansen3B51264565.9220.00
Jose Hernandez3B47192843.9220.00
Tyler Houston3B1281812.9630.00
Mike Hubbard3B10000.0000.00
Rey Sanchez3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Shawon DunstonSS1081632271246.9700.00
Rey SanchezSS634985512.9640.00
Manny AlexanderSS283083711.9420.00
Jose HernandezSS21203218.9810.00
Kevin OrieSS301001.0000.00
Miguel CairoSS213021.0000.00
Tyler HoustonSS10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Doug GlanvilleLF1201841132.9850.00
Brant BrownLF27433001.0000.00
Brooks KieschnickLF2636120.9490.00
Dave ClarkLF2439221.9530.00
Shawon DunstonLF7160001.0000.00
Jose HernandezLF640001.0000.00
Terrell LoweryLF561001.0000.00
Robin JenningsLF440001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Brian McRaeCF107243312.9960.00
Lance JohnsonCF3979030.9630.00
Doug GlanvilleCF30611011.0000.00
Robin JenningsCF210001.0000.00
Terrell LoweryCF201011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sammy SosaRF1613241681.9770.00
Dave ClarkRF10000.0000.00
Doug GlanvilleRF120001.0000.00
Brooks KieschnickRF130001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob PattersonP76594811.9231.83
Terry AdamsP747478001.0001.82
Kent BottenfieldP648455001.0001.07
Ramon TatisP565561012.9412.61
Mel RojasP54590510.8330.76
Turk WendellP526031020.8671.95
Steve TrachselP34201172620.9561.92
Kevin FosterP26146614001.0001.23
Terry MulhollandP25157113332.9362.52
Marc PisciottaP242824001.0001.92
Jeremi GonzalezP2314471521.9171.38
Frank CastilloP209871310.9521.84
Kevin TapaniP1385410001.0001.48
Larry CasianP12910001.0000.98
Miguel BatistaP113626001.0001.99
Dave StevensP10910001.0000.99
Amaury TelemacoP103835001.0001.89
Mark ClarkP96351010.9372.14
Rodney MyersP5920001.0002.00
Ramon MorelP330000.0000.00
Dave SwartzbaughP2801001.0001.13
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dave ClarkDH4.0000.00
Scott ServaisDH2.0000.00
Jose HernandezDH1.0000.00
Lance JohnsonDH1.0000.00
Ryne SandbergDH1.0000.00


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