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+    Level: MLB
Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  75-87   .463
Result:   5th in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Lou Piniella, Mike Quade
General Manager:   Jim Hendry
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Attendance:  3,062,973
Payroll:  $146,859,000
Playoffs:  -

Chicago Cubs affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bob Howry (36)
Youngest Player:  Starlin Castro (20)
Longest Tenure:  Carlos Zambrano (10)
Top Hitter:  Marlon Byrd (32)
Top Pitcher:  Ted Lilly (10)
Top Draft Pick:  Hayden Simpson (#16)

Roster Continuity:  66.64%
Top Prospect:   Starlin Castro
National League Standings
St. Louis8676.5315.0
Chi Cubs7587.46316.0

Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Mitch AtkinsChicago Cubs201020101$ 400,000 
Jeff BakerChicago Cubs201020101$ 975,000 avoided arbitration
Justin BergChicago Cubs201020101$ 403,000 
Marlon ByrdChicago Cubs201020123$ 15,000,000$ 5.00m
Welington CastilloChicago Cubs201020101$ 400,000 
Tyler ColvinChicago Cubs201020101$ 401,000 
Ryan DempsterChicago Cubs200920124$ 52,000,000$ 13.00m$4m signing bonus
Blake DeWittLos Angeles Dodgers201020101$ 410,000 
Mike FontenotChicago Cubs201020101$ 1,000,000 avoided arbitration
Kosuke FukudomeChicago Cubs200820114$ 48,000,000$ 12.00m$4m signing bonus
Sam FuldChicago Cubs201020101$ 400,000 
Tom GorzelannyChicago Cubs201020101$ 800,000 avoided arbitration
John GrabowChicago Cubs201020112$ 7,500,000$ 3.75m
Jeff GrayChicago Cubs201020101$ 400,000 
Koyie HillChicago Cubs201020101$ 700,000 avoided arbitration
Micah HoffpauirChicago Cubs201020101$ 400,000 
Bob HowryArizona Diamondbacks201020101$ 2,250,000 Club option for 2011
Derrek LeeChicago Cubs200620105$ 65,000,000$ 13.00m
Ted LillyChicago Cubs200720104$ 40,000,000$ 10.00m$4m signing bonus
Carlos MarmolChicago Cubs201020101$ 2,125,000 avoided arbitration
Sean MarshallChicago Cubs201020101$ 950,000 avoided arbitration
Marcos MateoChicago Cubs201020101$ 400,000 
Xavier NadyChicago Cubs201020101$ 3,300,000 
Aramis RamirezChicago Cubs200720115$ 75,000,000$ 15.00m$5m signing bonus. Club option for 2012
James RussellChicago Cubs201020101$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Jeff SamardzijaChicago Cubs200720115$ 10,000,000$ 2.00mClub options for 2012 and 2013
Carlos SilvaSeattle Mariners200820114$ 48,000,000$ 12.00mMutual option for 2012 ($12m)
Alfonso SorianoChicago Cubs200720148$ 136,000,000$ 17.00m$8m signing bonus
Geovany SotoChicago Cubs201020101$ 575,000 
Jeff StevensChicago Cubs201020101$ 400,000 
Ryan TheriotChicago Cubs201020101$ 2,600,000 Lost arbitration (Wanted $3.4m)
Chad TracyChicago Cubs201020101$ 900,000 Minor league contract
Randy WellsChicago Cubs201020101$ 427,000 
Carlos ZambranoChicago Cubs200820125$ 91,500,000$ 18.30m$5m signing bonus 2013 vesting option

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