1 CUBS VS. DODGERS The Cubs and Dodgers play six games, spanning two series this season Chicago took two-of-three from Los Angeles at Wrigley, April Chicago won last year s season series, 4-3, after having dropped the previous four season series from this is Chicago s earliest visit to Dodger Stadium in a season since the teams met here May 2-4, 2011 (Cubs went 2-1) Overall: At Wrigley Field: At Dodger Stadium: Overall: At Wrigley Field: At Dodger Stadium: All-Time Since 1890:... 1,036-1,046 At Wrigley Field: At Dodger Stadium (since 1962): CUBS ON DISABLED LIST (1) Player Date Date Games (Injury) On Elig. Missed LHP Brett Anderson 5/7 5/17 16 (Low back strain) UPCOMING MILESTONES Milestone:... Player (No. Needed) 400 Games Pitched... Pedro Strop (5) HIGHEST AVG AS PINCH-HITTER, 2017 (MIN. 10 PLATE APPEARANCES) 1. Adam Lind, WSH (8-15) 2. Albert Almora Jr., CHI (5-10) Jon Jay, CHI (8-16) 4. Arismendy Alcantara, CIN (6-13) MOST HOME RUNS, N.L. STARTING IN Anthony Rizzo Giancarlo Stanton Nolan Arenado Paul Goldschmidt MOST REGULAR SEASON WINS SINCE START OF Chicago Cubs Los Angeles Dodgers St. Louis Cardinals MOST STRIKEOUTS BY PITCHERS, NL, Los Angeles Dodgers Arizona Diamondbacks Chicago Cubs New York Mets LOWEST BULLPEN ERA, NL, Los Angeles Dodgers Cincinnati Reds Chicago Cubs Milwaukee Brewers MOST WALKS BY BATTERS, NL, Chicago Cubs Los Angeles Dodgers Pittsburgh Pirates Washington Nationals SIMPLY GRAND! Cubs manager Joe Maddon owns a 1, (.535) managerial record in his time guiding the Angels (twice in an interim role), Tampa Bay and the Cubs he is the eighth active manager to reach the 1,000-win milestone, joining: Bruce Bochy, Dusty Baker, Mike Scioscia, Buck Showalter, Terry Francona, Clint Hurdle and Ned Yost. Chicago Cubs (25-21) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (28-20) May 26, 2017 Wrigley Field Game No. 47 Road Game No. 22 RHP Jake Arrieta (5-3, 4.80) vs. LHP Alex Wood (5-0, 1.88) GO WEST, YOUNG MEN: The Chicago Cubs tonight play the first of three games against the Los Angeles Dodgers to begin a brief six-game California trip at Los Angeles and San Diego (three games starting Monday) Chicago yesterday defeated the Giants, 5-1, to complete a 7-2 homestand against the Reds (3-0), Brewers (1-1) and Giants (3-1). Chicago enters today in first place in the N.L. Central for the first time since following play on May 6 the team is a season-high four games over.500 for the third time this season (12-8, 16-12). The Cubs have won three-straight games, one shy of their season-high fourgame winning streak, April Chicago is 7-2 in its last nine games this nine-game run follows a 2-7 stretch from May 5-14 prior to that, the team won 10 of 15 games from April 18 through May 4. Chicago is in 15 series thus far the club won six of its first seven series to begin a season for just the fifth time since 1916 the team also turned the trick in 1932, 1938, 1995 and The Cubs have a record within their division and are outside of the division the Cubs are vs. the N.L. and 1-5 vs. the A.L. this year. CALIFORNIA DREAMING: Tonight s starter, Jake Arrieta, has won his last six regular season starts in the state of California dating to August 25, 2015 he s posted a 0.20 ERA (1 ER/45.0 IP) in those outings of those six outings, he did not allow a run in five of those, including his no-hitter here at Dodger Stadium, August 30, Arrieta is 8-4 all-time in California ballparks during the regular season, having posted a 2.96 ERA (27 ER/82.0 IP). Arrieta enters tonight with 16.0-straight scoreless innings against the Dodgers in regular season play. QUITE THE SAVE: Mike Montgomery yesterday picked up his first career regular season save with 4.0 scoreless innings in relief of Eddie Butler (5.0 IP, 1 ER) in yesterday s 5-1 win over the Giants Elias reports that Montgomery is the first pitcher to earn a 4.0-inning save in a game decided by a margin of fewer than five runs since Marcus Stroman, when Toronto beat Baltimore on September 26, Yesterday also marked the first time in 20 years that a Cubs pitcher had earned a save in which he pitched at least 4.0 innings and allowed no runs Kent Bottenfield had previously turned the trick, July 4, 1997, at Philadelphia. HE S HEATING UP: Anthony Rizzo hit.387 (12-for-31) with nine runs, a double, five homers, nine RBI, five walks (compared to two strikeouts) and a OPS in the just-completed nine-game homestand the three-time All-Star had hit.104 (5-for- 48) in his previous 13 contests heading into this homestand. Rizzo s two home runs Wednesday night off southpaw Matt Moore were his CUBS RECORD 2017 Overall: At Wrigley Field: On the Road: April: May: All-Time Since 1876:... 10,736-10,209 At Wrigley Field (since 1916):...4,232-3,721 Leading Entering 6th: Tied Entering 6th: Trailing Entering 6th: Leading Entering 7th: Tied Entering 7th: Trailing Entering 7th: Leading Entering 8th: Tied Entering 8th: Trailing Entering 8th: Leading Entering 9th: Tied Entering 9th: Trailing Entering 9th: Scoring First: One-Run Games: Two-Run Games: Extra-Inning Games: Scoring Four or More: Scoring Fewer Than Four: Out-Hitting Opponents: Hit Totals Equal: Out-Hit by Opponents: Hit at Least One HR: Hit Two or More HR: Playing Errorless Ball: Committing at Least One Error: third and fourth off a lefty this season his 33 homers off lefty pitching since 2013 lead all N.L. left-handed hitters Joey Votto is second with 30 such homers. STARTING STUFF: Cubs starting pitchers posted a 1.71 ERA (4 ER/21.0 IP) in the final three games of the Giants series, with the 21.0 frames representing the most innings for Chicago s starters in a three-game span this season in fact, Tuesday (Jon Lester 9.0 inning complete game) and Wednesday (Kyle Hendricks 7.0 IP) marked the first time this season Cubs starters went 7.0 innings in consecutive games prior to Tuesday, Chicago s starters had reached 7.0 innings in just four of the club s first 43 games to start the campaign. Beginning with the nightcap of May 9 s twinbill in Colorado, Cubs starting pitchers are 9-4 with a 3.02 ERA (28 ER/83.1 IP) in the team s last 14 contests prior to this 14 game stretch, Cubs starters were 3-5 with a 6.79 ERA (42 ER/55.2 IP) in 12 games from April 26 through the first game of the May 9 doubleheader. FLEXING SOME MUSCLE: Beginning with the nightcap of May 9 s twinbill in Colorado, the Cubs have hit 26 home runs in their last 14 games, with the 26 blasts in that span ranking second-most in the N.L. behind Arizona (30). The Cubs have hit two or more homers in five-straight games (14 homers total), the team s longest such streak since a seven-game run last August the team hit 15 homers in that stretch. FAMILIAR WITH THE BASEPATHS: Ben Zobrist, 3-for-4 with a solo homer yesterday, has reached base safely in 22-straight games dating to April 28 the 22-game stretch is the third-longest active streak in baseball (Cincinnati s Joey Votto leads with 27 while Seattle s Mitch Haniger is second at 25) and is his longest streak since a 23-game run in Zobrist is the sixth Cub since 2010 to go at least 22-straight games reaching safely last season, Anthony Rizzo enjoyed a 26-game stretch. DYNAMIC DUO: Wade Davis (0.98 ERA) and Carl Edwards Jr. (1.00 ERA) are one of two relief duos to sport ERAs of 1.00 or lower with at least 15.0 IP this season Cleveland s Nick Goody (0.00 ERA) and Andrew Miller (0.38 ERA) have also turned the trick. FIRST THINGS FIRST: Cubs pitchers have allowed 45 earned runs in the first inning this season, translating to a 8.80 ERA in the opening frame the starting rotation has a 3.20 ERA (74 ER/208.1 IP) in the second inning and later. CLOSING TIME: Wade Davis on April 18 recorded his 50th career save, has converted his first 10 save opportunities this season and his last 16 dating to September of last year with the Royals. Davis Wednesday night allowed a two-run homer to Mac Williamson, snapping a stretch of 64.1 homerless innings that dated to September 24, 2015 last night also marked Davis first earned runs allowed this season he had gone 18-straight appearances to begin the season without an unearned run allowed, the longest stretch to begin a season for a Cubs reliever since Les Lancaster did not surrender an earned run in his first 20 relief appearances in 1989 (30.2 IP). RISPY BUSINESS: While batting.326 (14-for-43) with the bases loaded, the Cubs are hitting just.213 (76-for-357) in all other runners in scoring position situations overall, the team s.225 mark (90-for-400) with RISP is last in the N.L. Chicago did hit.279 (19-for-68) with runners in scoring position in the just-completed nine-game homestand. The Cubs have had 486 plate appearances with runners in scoring position this season, second-most of any N.L. team (Cincinnati, 490) and third in the majors (Seattle, 494). REGARDING RUNS SCORED: Including Chicago s four-run eighth inning Monday night against the Giants, the Cubs have scored at least four runs in a frame 16 times this season that s tied for second-most in the majors with the Yankees and two behind the Nationals, who have 18 such frames this year. UPCOMING SERIES INFORMATION Date Opp. Time (CT) TV Radio Probable Pitchers Fri., May 9:10 p.m. ABC The Score RHP Jake Arrieta (5-3, 4.80) vs. LHP Alex Wood (5-0, 1.88) Sat., May 6:15 p.m. FOX 670 The Score RHP John Lackey (4-4, 4.82) vs. RHP Brandon McCarthy (4-1, 3.76) Sun., May 3:10 p.m. CSN 670 The Score LHP Jon Lester (3-2, 3.19) vs. LHP Clayton Kershaw (7-2, 2.01)
2 MAY 26, 2017 PAGE 2 Tonight s Cubs Starter #49 Jake Arrieta (5-3, 4.80) W-L ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB SO 2016 CUBS CUBS MAJOR LEAGUE TOTALS Last Time Out Jake allowed just one unearned run over 6.0 IP in his last start, May 21 vs. Milwaukee surrendered five hits and fanned six batters while walking just one snapped a streak of seven-straight starts allowing at least three earned runs. Date Opp. Dec. Result IP H R ER BB SO PC-S Left 5/21 MIL W Season Jake tonight makes his 10th start of the 2017 season and his seventh on the road the Cubs are 5-4 in his nine starts thus far. Has allowed zero earned runs in two starts this season: his season debut April at St. Louis (6 IP, 1 UER) and his last start, May 21 vs. Milwaukee (6 IP, 1 UER). Suffering from a.345 BABIP had a.247 BABIP in 2015 and a.242 BABIP last year. Has a 3.06 ERA at home (6 ER/17.2 IP) and a 5.73 ERA (21 ER/33.0 IP) on the road. Has a ERA (10 ER/9.0 IP) in the first inning and a 3.67 ERA (17 ER/41.2 IP) from the second inning on from , he posted a miniscule 1.69 ERA (12 ER/64.0 IP) in the first inning. Struck out a season-high 10 batters, April 9 at Milwaukee. Leads Cubs starters with 9.8 strikeouts per nine innings has fanned 55 batters while walking just 14. Made his season debut April 4 at the Cardinals, allowing zero earned runs in 6.0 innings in the Cubs 2-1 victory Season Jake went 18-8 with a 3.10 ERA (68 ER/197.1 IP), limiting opponents to an MLB-best.194 batting average went 11-3 on the road, the second-most road victories in the majors (Max Scherzer, 12-4). Ranked among N.L. leaders in wins (18, t-3rd), ERA (3.10, 10th), opponent s OBP (.277, 6th), slugging (.306, 1st) and OPS (.583, 2nd). Notched nine starts of at least 6.0-scoreless innings, tied for the most in the majors (also, Tanner Roark)... his 11 starts allowing three or fewer hits also tied for the major league lead (with Dan Straily and Tom Koehler). Posted a 2.62 ERA (29 ER/99.2 IP) in 16 home starts, compared to a 3.59 ERA (39 ER/97.2 IP) in 15 road starts. Allowed five or fewer hits in a career-best 12-straight starts, July 19-Sept. 23. Limited opponents to a.194 batting average (138-for-710), including identical.194 marks by righties (76-for-391) and lefties (62-for-319). Allowed a solo homer, August 12 vs. St. Louis, his first homer surrendered at Wrigley Field since July 25, 2015, snapping a streak of 15-straight home starts without allowing a dinger was the longest streak by a Cubs starter since Bill Lee went 17-straight home starts from Tossed his second career no-hitter, and the 15th in franchise history, April 21 at Cincinnati also went 2-for-4 at the plate with a walk and run scored. Struck out double-digit batters a team-leading four times: May 14 vs. Pittsburgh (11), June 5 vs. Arizona (12), June 17 vs. Pittsburgh (11) and September 23 vs. St. Louis (10) in the start against Arizona, he struck out 11 batters in the first 4.0 innings, becoming the first Cubs starter since at least 1974 to do so. Named an N.L. All-Star for the first time, Jake went 12-4 with a 2.68 ERA (34 ER/114.1 IP) in the season s first half. At the plate, he batted.262 (17-for-65) with two doubles, one triple, two homers and seven RBI... his 17 hits led all pitchers and were the most by a Cubs pitcher since Carlos Zambrano (28) in Went 2-1 with a 3.63 ERA (9 ER/22.1 IP) in four post-season starts won Game Six of the World Series, becoming the third Cubs pitcher to win multiple starts in a single Fall Classic, and the first since Lon Warneke in Career vs. Los Angeles (N.L.) Jake tonight makes his fifth-career start against the Dodgers threw his first-career no-hitter in his last start at Dodger Stadium, August 30, 2015 has tossed 16.0-straight scoreless innings against the Dodgers with just two hits allowed in that stretch has allowed just 10 hits in 25.0 IP vs. the Dodgers, but has issued 15 free passes. W-L ERA G GS IP H R ER HR BB SO Career vs. Dodgers Batters (AVG-AB-H-HR-RBI): Gonzalez ( ) Hernandez ( ) Puig ( ) Grandal ( ) Pederson ( ) Seager ( ) Gutierrez ( ) Utley ( ) Career Notes Jake has gone with a 2015 Cy Young Award, six complete games, five shutouts, two no-hitters and a 3.64 ERA (422 ER/ IP) in 176 career games (170 starts) in eight big league seasons with Baltimore ( ) and the Cubs ( ). Jake has made 107 career starts for the Cubs since joining the Cubs in July of 2013, Jake has gone with six complete games, five shutouts, two no-hitters and a 2.69 ERA (205 ER/685.1 IP). Has fanned a Cubs franchise-record 53 batters in the postseason and is tied for the franchise lead with seven postseason starts... overall has gone 4-2 with a 3.64 ERA (17 ER/42.0 IP) in postseason play. Since the beginning of 2015, he has gone with a 2.64 ERA (140 ER/477.0 IP), a pair of no-hitters and a.200 opposing batting average his 45 wins are the best in the majors in that span and his.200 opponent average ranks second behind Clayton Kershaw (.192). Was named the N.L. Pitcher of the Month in three-consecutive months beginning in August 2015 is the first N.L. pitcher to accomplish the feat and third major leaguer overall, joining Pedro Martinez (April-June, 1999) and Johan Santana (July- September, 2004). Since the beginning of the 2014 season, Jake ranks in the top two among all pitchers in hits per nine innings (6.52), batting average against (.201), ERA (2.61) and WHIP (1.01). Has a 2.24 ERA (84 ER/337.0 IP) in his career at Wrigley Field, the fifth-lowest ERA in Wrigley Field history his.181 opponents batting average at Wrigley Field is second in ballpark history only to teammate Pedro Strop (.180) Game-by-Game Starts No. Date Opp. Result IP H R ER BB SO PC-S Left Notes 1. W, Only run allowed was unearned 2. W, th-career double-digit strikeout game 3. 4/15 PIT ND, 8-7 L Left in line for the win 4. W, First no-walk start since 4/10/ L, Ended streak of 72-consecutive starts with at least 5.0 IP APRIL: 3-1, 4.66 ERA (5 starts) /3 PHI W, Season-low 85 pitches L, , 1 on Tied his career-high for runs allowed 8. L, Second-straight defeat; third-straight start with 85 pitches 9. 5/21 MIL W, Snapped streak of seven-straight starts w/ three ER allowed At the Plate AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SH SF HP BB SO SB CS Career LAST HIT: Colorado (single off Antonio Senzatela) at-bats since then 4 HOME RUNS: 4 7/12/15 vs. Chicago (A.L.) solo homer off Jose Quintana; 9/27/15 vs. Pittsburgh solo homer off A.J. Burnett; Arizona two-run homer off Shelby Miller; Cincinnati solo homer off Michael Lorenzen MOST HITS: 2 (4x) last, Cincinnati MOST RBI: 2 (2x) last, Arizona Last Time and Career Highs and Lows Last Win: 5/21/17 vs. MIL, 13-6 (6.0,5,1,0,1,6) Last Loss: STL, 5-0 (6.0,7,4,4,1,5) Last CG/SHO: CIN, 16-0 (9.0,0,0,0,4,6) No-Hitters: LAD, 2-0 (9.0,0,0,0,1,12) & CIN, 16-0 (9.0,0,0,0,4,6) Most Strikeouts: 13 9/16/14 vs. CIN also has two 12-K games, four 11-K games and six 10-K games (13 total double digit strikeout games) Most Hits Allowed: 13 COL Most Runs Allowed: 9 (3x) last, COL Longest Winning Streak: 20 games 8/4/15-5/25/16 Longest Losing Streak: 6 games 5/8-6/8/12 Saturday s Starter at Los Angeles (N.L.) RHP John Lackey (4-4, 4.82) John tomorrow makes his 10th start of the season, and fifth on the road had his three-game winning streak snapped in his last start, allowing five runs on seven hits in 5.0 innings while fanning six in the Cubs 6-4 setback vs. San Francisco. Has a 8.00 first-inning ERA (8 ER/9.0 IP) this season and a 4.15 ERA (20 ER/43.1 IP) from the second inning on. Is making his 13th-career start, and second this season, vs. the Dodgers took the loss in his last outing vs. the Dodgers, April 12, despite allowing just one earned run on four hits and fanning a season-high 10 batters over 6.0 IP owns a 1.73 ERA (16 ER/83.0 IP) against Los Angeles (N.L.), his lowest against any single opponent and the third-lowest all-time among all pitchers with at least 80.0 IP against the team. In 2016, he went 11-8 with a 3.35 ERA (70 ER/188.1 IP) in 29 starts in his first season with the Cubs... recorded 20 quality starts and logged a 1.06 WHIP, his lowest single-season mark in his career and sixth-lowest in the N.L.
3 #5 ALBERT ALMORA JR. OF (.253, 2 HR, 10 RBI) Homestand:.182 (2-11), BB Current Streak: Hitless last game (0-4) Multi-Hit Games (3): 2-hit (2), 3-hit (1), 4-hit (0) Last HR: BOS (Drew Pomeranz) Career Bests: H 3 (3x), last MIL; RBI 2 (7x), last 4/18/17 vs. MIL; R 2 (4x), last 5/6/17 vs. NYY Albert has gone 3-for-23 in his last nine games started both ends of the doubleheader in center field May 9, going 2-for-7 with an RBI and two runs scored went 2-for-5 with an RBI single in the ninth inning May 7 scored two runs May 6 went 2-for-6 with two runs May 4, including the game-winner in the 13th has played 31 games in center field (22 starts) and one game in left the Cubs are 13-9 when he starts in center field April 28 hit a solo homer, walked and scored twice went 3-for-4 with two RBI and a walk April 8 in Milwaukee, matching career bests in hits and RBI. Selected in the first round (sixth overall) of the 2012 Draft by the Cubs. #9 JAVIER BÁEZ INF (.262, 7 HR, 22 RBI) Homestand:.400 (8-20), 2 HR, 4 R, 8 RBI, BB, SF, SAC Current Streak: Hitless last game (0-3) Multi-Hit Games (9): 2-hit (6), 3-hit (2), 4-hit (1) GA RBI 2; GW RBI 1; 2-Out RBI 8 Last HR: 5/22/17 vs. SF (Ty Blach) Career Bests: H 4 (3x), last 5/2/17 vs. PHI; RBI 6, PIT; R 3, CIN Javy has gone 8-for-16 with two homers and eight RBI in his last five games with a PA went 3-for-4 with a two-run run homer Monday his second three-hit effort in a three-game span as he went 3-for-3 with his third-career grand slam and five RBI (one shy of a career-high) May 19 had a four-game hitting streak, May 6-9 started both ends of the doubleheader May 9 hit a two-run homer in the nightcap hit a homer and drove in two runs May 7 had a career-day May 2, going 4-for-4 with a triple, homer, two runs and three RBI vs. Philadelphia the four hits tied a career-high and the three RBI marked a season-high homered in consecutive games, May 1-2, for the third time in his career after going 2-for-4 with a homer and two runs scored May 1 is batting.324 (24-for-74) at Wrigley Field compared to.179 (10-for-56) on the road. Made his first Opening Day 25-man roster after starting last season on the disabled list. #17 KRIS BRYANT INF (.292, 11 HR, 23 RBI) Homestand:.258 (8-31), 2B, 4 HR, 10 R, 5 RBI, 5 BB, 2 HBP Current Streak: 1 game (1-4) Multi-Hit Games (13): 2-hit (7), 3-hit (5), 4-hit (1) GA RBI 5; GW RBI 1; 2-Out RBI 5 Last HR: 5/25/17 vs. SF (Jeff Samardzija) Career Bests: H 5 (2x), last 8/18/16 vs. MIL; RBI 6 (3x), last CIN; R 4 (5x), last 5/21/17 vs. MIL Kris hit a solo homer and scored two runs yesterday collected his second multi-hr game of the season (ninth of his career) Sunday reached base five times tied a career-high with four runs has nine homers in his last 22 games went 2-for-4 with a walk, double and RBI May 16 had missed the previous three games due to illness went 2- for-4 with a solo homer in July 9 s nightcap went 0-for-3 in the first game May 9 to snap his streak of reaching base safely at 18 games batted.365 (27-for-74) with a.461 OBP during that span hit a solo homer May 5 vs. NYY went 4-for-5 with a walk and run scored May 4 had three-straight multi-hit games after going 2-for-4 May 2 April 29 was 2-for-4 with two doubles, two runs and a walk. Leads the club in hits (49), runs (33) and walks (28) has five three-hit games and a four-hit game batting.314 (11-for-35) with a OPS against lefties. #40 WILLSON CONTRERAS C (.240, 4 HR, 22 RBI) Homestand:.304 (7-23), 2 2B, 3 R, 7 RBI, 2 BB, 2 SF Current Streak: Hitless last 2 games (0-4) Multi-Hit Games (6): 2-hit (4), 3-hit (2), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 5; GW RBI 4; 2-Out RBI 11 Last HR: STL (Mike Leake) Career Bests: H 3 (3x), last 5/21/17 vs. MIL; RBI 4, CIN; R 3, CIN Willson tied a career-high with three hits Sunday and drove in three runs is batting.333 (11-for-33) with nine RBI in his last nine starts went 2-for-4 with a two-rbi double May 16 recorded his first-career multi homer game with a pair of solo blasts in St. Louis May 12 caught all 18 innings May 7 vs. NYY has seven catcher pickoffs since 2016, the most in the majors hit a game-winning, two-rbi single May 3 as a pinch-hitter has thrown out nine baserunners attempting to steal had one of the best games at the plate of his career April 22 at Cincy, recording his first-career grand slam while setting career bests with four RBI, three runs and three hits (tied) is batting.293 (12- for-41) off lefties and.218 (19-for-87) against righties. Threw out three baserunners April 16 (two caught stealing, one pickoff) became the first Cubs catcher since Jody Davis May 14, 1986 to record a caught stealing and catcher pickoff in the same inning on his first Opening Day roster, Willson delivered a ninth inning, game tying three-run homer on Opening Night in St. Louis. #8 IAN HAPP INF/OF (.297, 2 HR, 5 RBI) Homestand:.267 (8-30), 3 2B, 3B, HR, 7 R, 3 RBI, 6 BB Current Streak: 1 game (1-3) Multi-Hit Games (3): 2-hit (3), 3-hit (0), 4-hit (0) Last HR: 5/16/17 vs. CIN (Bronson Arroyo) Career Bests: H 2 (3x), last 5/21/17 vs. MIL; RBI 2 (3x), last 5/21/17 vs. MIL; R 2, 5/16/17 vs. CIN Ian reached twice yesterday went 0-for-3 Tuesday, snapping his career-opening on-base streak at eight games has reached in 18-of-44 plate appearances (.409 OBP) hit a triple Monday and had two doubles Sunday scored a run in six-straight games, May 16-22, the longest streak by a Cubs player this season is the first Cubs player since at least 1913 to score a run in seven of his first eight career games has eight runs, six walks and seven extra-base hits in his 10 games has three multi-hit games was selected from Triple-A Iowa May 13 to join his first big league roster made his major league debut that day as the starting right fielder and hit a two-run homer as part of a 1-for- 3 effort with a walk has started games in center field (6), right field (2) and left field (2). Became the first Cubs player to homer in their first game on the road (May 13 at St. Louis, major league debut) and first game at home (May 16 vs. Cincinnati) since Carmelo Martinez in Batted.298 (31-for-104) with six doubles, nine homers and 25 RBI in 26 games with Iowa to begin the season had a.362 on-base percentage and a.615 slugging percentage, good for a.977 OPS. Was Chicago s first-round pick in 2015 (ninth overall) selected out of the University of Cincinnati. #22 JASON HEYWARD OF (.256, 5 HR, 19 RBI) Homestand:.278 (5-18), 2B, 3B, 2 HR, 5 R, 2 RBI, 2 BB Current Streak: 5 games (5-18) Multi-Hit Games (4): 2-hit (4), 3-hit (0), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 3; GW RBI 2; 2-Out RBI 9 Last HR: 5/25/17 vs. SF (Jeff Samardzija) Career Bests: H 5 (2x), last 7/18/15 vs. NYM; RBI 4 (8x), last PIT; R 4, CHI Jason has a hit and run scored in each of his five games since being activated from the disabled list Sunday hit a solo homer yesterday has scored a run in five-straight games for the first time this season hit a triple Wednesday and a solo homer Tuesday went 1-for-3 with a double and two walks May 21 had been out since May 5 with a right finger sprain went 1-for-3 with a RBI in one game at South Bend tied for the major league lead with five outfield assists has hit safely in 25 of 33 games this season had 11 RBI in a four-game stretch, April tied his career mark with four RBI April 24, thanks in part to a three-run homer in the first also matched the mark with four RBI April 22 in Cincy, going 2-for-4 including a three-run homer. Is batting.286 (10-for-35) with runners in scoring position and.357 (5-for-14) with RISP and two outs. #30 JON JAY OF (.321, 0 HR, 7 RBI) Homestand:.455 (5-11), 2 2B, 3 R, 3 RBI, HBP, SF Current Streak: 3 games (4-6) Multi-Hit Games (4): 2-hit (4), 3-hit (0), 4-hit (0) Last HR: SF (Jeff Samardzija) Career Bests: H 5, 6/2/16 vs. SEA; RBI 4 (2x), last CHI; R 3 (10x), last 6/16/14 vs. NYM Jon is 8-for-16 as a pinch-hitter this season, including a single Monday went 2-for-2 with two runs scored Sunday off the bench started May 19 and went 1-for-3 with a double and RBI exited May 12 s game due to mid-back spasms has reached base in 14 of his 18 starts went 2-for-4 with a walk and run scored May 4 as the leadoff batter was 2-for-3 with a double, run and a walk April 26 hit a game-tying triple and scored the winning run April 18 notched a pinch-hit single and scored the game-winning run April 10 joined the Cubs following seven major league seasons with St. Louis ( ) and San Diego (2016) was the lone new position player on the Cubs Opening Day roster. In 2016, he appeared in 90 games in his only season with the San Diego Padres as he missed time with a broken right forearm... still, hit.291 (101-for-347) with 26 doubles, two homers and 26 RBI. MAY 26, 2017 PAGE 3 CUBS VS. DODGERS LHP ALEX WOOD Javier Baez Kris Bryant Willson Contreras Jason Heyward Jon Jay Miguel Montero Anthony Rizzo Addison Russell Kyle Schwarber Ben Zobrist CUBS AT DODGER STADIUM Albert Almora Jr Javier Baez Kris Bryant Willson Contreras Ian Happ Jason Heyward Jon Jay Miguel Montero Anthony Rizzo Addison Russell Kyle Schwarber Ben Zobrist CUBS WITH BASES LOADED, 2017 Albert Almora Jr Javier Baez Kris Bryant Willson Contreras Ian Happ Jason Heyward Jon Jay Miguel Montero Anthony Rizzo Addison Russell Kyle Schwarber Ben Zobrist CUBS WITH BASES LOADED, CAREER Albert Almora Jr Javier Baez Kris Bryant Willson Contreras Ian Happ Jason Heyward Jon Jay Miguel Montero Anthony Rizzo Addison Russell Kyle Schwarber Ben Zobrist CUBS PINCH-HITTING, 2017 Albert Almora Jr Javier Baez Kris Bryant Willson Contreras Ian Happ Jason Heyward Jon Jay Miguel Montero Anthony Rizzo Addison Russell Kyle Schwarber Ben Zobrist CUBS PINCH-HITTING, CAREER Albert Almora Jr Javier Baez Kris Bryant Willson Contreras Ian Happ Jason Heyward Jon Jay Miguel Montero Anthony Rizzo Addison Russell Kyle Schwarber Ben Zobrist
4 MAY 26, 2017 PAGE 4 #47 MIGUEL MONTERO C (.328, 3 HR, 7 RBI) Homestand:.333 (3-9), 2B, 3 R, 2 BB Current Streak: 2 games (3-6) Multi-Hit Games (5): 2-hit (3), 3-hit (2), 4-hit (0) Last HR: 5/4/17 vs. PHI (Joaquin Benoit) Career Bests: H 4 (3x), last LAD; RBI 6, COL; R 3 (8x), last 4/13/16 vs. CIN Miguel has 20 hits in his last 50 at-bats (.400) went 2-for-3 with a double and run scored Wednesday walked twice and scored two runs May 17 hit a two-run pinch-hit single and tossed a scoreless inning of relief May 6 marked his second-career pitching appearance hit a game-tying solo homer May 4 had a seven game hitting streak April (.591/13-for-22) has made 15 starts (Cubs are 9-6) was 3-for-5 with a double, run and a walk April 24 went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and two runs April 18 vs. Milwaukee marked his first homer and RBI of the season in his third season with the Cubs. His 108 home runs since the 2009 campaign are second-most for a left-handed hitting catcher (Brian McCann leads with 181). #44 ANTHONY RIZZO INF (.244, 11 HR, 28 RBI) Homestand:.387 (12-31), 2B, 5 HR, 10 R, 9 RBI, 5 BB, 2 HBP Current Streak: 3 games (6-10) Multi-Hit Games (10): 2-hit (9), 3-hit (1), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 4; GW RBI 2; 2-Out RBI 13 Last HR: 5/24/17 vs. SF (Matt Moore) Career Bests: H 4 (8x), last SD; RBI 6 (3x) last, ARI; R 4, 6/23/13 vs. HOU Anthony went 2-for-4 with a double and run yesterday recorded his 14th-career multi-homer game and first three hit game of the season Wednesday hit a two-run homer Tuesday hit a two-run homer and reached three times Sunday notched five homers, 10 runs and nine RBI on the homestand has gone 12-for-31 (.387) in his last nine games leads the majors with 10 hit-by-pitches was 2-for-4 with a homer, four RBI, a run scored and was hit by a pitch April 26 had a 12-game hitting streak snapped April 24 hit.370 (17-for-46) during the career-high tying 12- game run April 21, hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth to tie the game, 5-5 is batting.301 (28-for- 93) at home compared to.177 (14-for-79) on the road. Made his fifth-straight Opening Day start at first base for the Cubs, the first Cubs player with at least five-straight Opening Day starts at the position since Derrek Lee ( ) named to his third-straight N.L. All-Star team last season. #27 ADDISON RUSSELL INF (.214, 3 HR, 19 RBI) Homestand:.154 (4-26), 2B, HR, 5 R, 4 RBI, 2 BB Current Streak: 1 game (1-3) Multi-Hit Games (7): 2-hit (5), 3-hit (1), 4-hit (1) GA RBI 5; GW RBI 4; 2-Out RBI 6 Last HR: 5/16/17 vs. CIN (Robert Stephenson) Career Bests: H 4, PIT; RBI 4 (2x), last 4/19/17 vs. MIL; R 3 (3x), last PIT Addison is 9-for-70 (.129) in his last 20 games had an RBI in four-straight games, May hit a solo homer May 16 hit a triple and scored a run May 6 was 2-for-5 April 28, recording his seventh multi-hit effort April 24, recorded a career-high four hits and tied his career mark with three runs scored hit a three-run walk-off homer April 19, his second-career walk-off RBI and first walk-off homer tied a career-high with four RBI doubled, tripled and drove in three runs April 15 earned N.L. All-Star honors in his second major league season in 2016, hitting 21 homers and driving in 95 runs. Among Cubs players at the conclusion of their age-22 season (since 1900), he ranks second in career homers (34), fifth in RBI (149) and extra-base hits (92) and sixth in runs scored (130). #12 KYLE SCHWARBER C/OF (.181, 7 HR, 19 RBI) Homestand:.192 (5-26), 2 HR, 5 R, 5 RBI, BB Current Streak: Hitless last game (0-4) Multi-Hit Games (7): 2-hit (7), 3-hit (0), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 6; GW RBI 5; 2-Out RBI 6 Last HR: 5/23/17 vs. SF (Johnny Cueto) Career Bests: H 4 (2x), last CIN; RBI 4 (2x), last 8/13/15 vs. MIL; R 3 (4x), last PHI -2 Kyle hit his longest-career homer according to Statcast Tuesday, a 470-foot blast onto Sheffield in the second inning batted second for the first time this season Sunday and reached base twice went 2-for-5 May 16 with a home run measured at 462 feet according to Statcast was hitless in his last 17 at-bats prior to the homer hit two doubles and walked twice May 7 hit a solo homer May 5 hit a three-run homer May 2, his 20th-career home run is the fastest Cubs player since 1913 to 20-career homers (97 games), thanks STATS Inc. May 1 made his first appearance at catcher since October 1, 2015 drew a career-high three walks April 10 in his first regular season game at Wrigley Field since September 28, 2015 vs. the Royals hit a go-ahead and eventual game-winning three-run homer in the seventh, April 6 in St. Louis. #18 BEN ZOBRIST INF (.266, 6 HR, 18 RBI) Homestand:.444 (12-27), 2B, 3B, 3 HR, 4 R, 5 RBI, BB Current Streak: 8 games (13-28) Multi-Hit Games (7): 2-hit (6), 3-hit (1), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 3; GW RBI 1; 2-Out RBI 7 Last HR: 5/25/17 vs. SF (Jeff Samardzija) Career Bests: H 5, 6/10/13 vs. BOS; RBI 8, MIN; R 4 (4x), last MIA Ben went 3-for-4 with a solo homer yesterday, his first three-hit game of the season has homered in three of his last four games hit his fourth-career leadoff home Sunday has reached base in 22-straight games, the thirdlongest streak of his career had a 31-game streak from and a 23-gamer in 2011 has hit safely in eightstraight went 2-for-3 with a double, walk and run scored May 17 had a 10-game hitting streak, April 28-May 7 was his sixth-career streak of at least 10 games drove in two runs April 29 and hit a ninth-inning solo homer is 6- for-14 when putting the first pitch in play has 18 walks and a hit-by-pitch. Has batted.333 (10-for-30) with two triples, three homers and six RBI in the leadoff spot this season the Cubs are 5-2 in those games. CUBS HOME RUNS, 2017 Batter (Total)... Solo 2-Run 3-Run GS Albert Almora Jr. (2) Javier Baez (7) Kris Bryant (11) Willson Contreras (4) Ian Happ (2) Jason Heyward (5) Jon Jay (0) Miguel Montero (3) Anthony Rizzo (11) Addison Russell (3) Kyle Schwarber (7) Ben Zobrist (6) CUBS MULTI-RBI GAMES, 2017 Batter... 2-RBI 3-RBI 4-RBI 5+-RBI Albert Almora Jr. (3) Javier Baez (6) Kris Bryant (4) Willson Contreras (8) Ian Happ (2) Jon Jay (0) Jason Heyward (4) Miguel Montero (3) Anthony Rizzo (10) Addison Russell (4) Kyle Schwarber (4) Ben Zobrist (3) HOME RUNS IN Season... Solo 2-Run 3-Run GS Cubs (62) Opponents (56) CUBS HOME RUNS, LAST TIME IT HAPPENED Game Opening HR: Ben Zobrist, 5/21/17 vs. Milwaukee (Chase Anderson) Walk-Off HR: Addison Russell, 4/19/17 vs. Milwaukee (Neftali Feliz) Pinch-HR: Miguel Montero, Cincinnati (Raisel Iglesias) Pinch-Hit Grand Slam: David DeJesus, Milwaukee (Kameron Loe) Inside-The-Park HR: Anthony Rizzo, Cincinnati (Cody Reed) Three-Homer Game: Kris Bryant, Cincinnati Pitcher Hitting Homer: Jake Arrieta, Cincinnati (Michael Lorenzen) Homer in 1 st M.L. At-Bat: Willson Contreras, 6/19/16 vs. Pittsburgh (A.J. Schugel) Homer in 1 st Cubs At-Bat: Willson Contreras, 6/19/16 vs. Pittsburgh (A.J. Schugel) Switch-Hitter, HR Both Sides of Plate: Dioner Navarro, 5/29/13 vs. Chicago (A.L.) 2017 HOME RUN HIGHLIGHTS 2-Homer Games (4): Bryant, 4/15 vs. PIT & 5/21 vs. MIL; Contreras, STL; Rizzo, 5/24 vs. SF 3-Homer Games (0): N/A Grand Slams (2): Contreras, CIN; Baez, 5/18 vs. CIN 3-Consecutive Games with a Homer (1): Rizzo, 4/21-23 Pinch-Homers (0): N/A Back-to-Back Homers (0): N/A Back-to-Back-to-Back Homers (0): N/A Pitchers Hitting Homers (0): N/A Game-Opening Homers (1): Zobrist, 5/21 vs. MIL Walk-Off Homers (1): Russell, 4/19 vs. MIL CUBS CATCHING CORPS CS/ATT % PICKOFFS PB ERA Contreras 9/ % (121 ER/292.0 IP) Montero 0/13 0.0% (60 ER/128.0 IP) Schwarber 0/0 0.0% (0 ER/2.0 IP) CUBS LINEUP BREAKDOWNS 1 Schwarber 35 (17-18), Zobrist 7 (5-2), Jay 2 (1-1), Szczur 1 (1-0), Baez 1 (1-0) 2 Bryant 38 (20-18), Happ 2 (0-2), Jay 1 (1-0), Schwarber 3 (3-0), Almora 2 (1-1) 3 Rizzo 40 (21-19), Bryant 5 (4-1), Schwarber 1 (0-1) 4 Zobrist 25 (11-14), Russell 9 (6-3), Candelario 3 (1-2), Happ 4 (3-1), Rizzo 5 (4-1) 5 Russell 21 (9-12), Contreras 7 (5-2), Heyward 5 (3-2), Montero 4 (1-3), Candelario 2 (2-0), La Stella 1 (0-1), Zobrist 2 (1-1), Happ 4 (4-0) 6 Heyward 22 (12-10), Contreras 9 (4-5), Almora Jr. 4 (3-1), Baez 2 (1-1), Montero 1 (1-0), Russell 5 (4-1), Jay 1 (0-1), La Stella 2 (0-2) 7 Baez 16 (9-7), Contreras 14 (6-8), Montero 10 (7-3), Heyward 4 (2-2), La Stella 1 (0-1), Russell 1 (1-0) 8 Lester 8 (3-5), Arrieta 7 (4-3), Lackey 7 (4-3),Hendricks 6 (4-2), Anderson 5 (2-3), Baez 5 (3-2), Almora 3 (1-2), Butler 2 (1-1), Russell 2 (2-0), Montero 1 (1-0) 9 Jay 14 (6-8), Almora 13 (8-5), Baez 10 (4-6), Lester 2 (2-0), Hendricks 2 (1-1), Anderson 1 (1-0), Szczur 1 (1-0), Arrieta 1 (1-0), Lackey 1 (0-1), Butler 1 (1-0) C Contreras 30 (15-15), Montero 16 (10-6) 1B Rizzo 45 (25-20), Candelario 1 (0-1) 2B Baez 26 (15-11), Zobrist 18 (10-8), La Stella 2 (0-2) 3B Bryant 40 (22-18), Candelario 4 (3-1), La Stella 2 (0-2) SS Russell 38 (22-16), Baez 8 (3-5) LF Schwarber 36 (19-17), Jay 5 (3-2), Zobrist 3 (1-2), Happ 2 (2-0) CF Almora 22 (13-9), Heyward 9 (4-5), Jay 9 (3-6), Happ 6 (5-1) RF Heyward 22 (13-9), Zobrist 13 (6-7), Szczur 2 (2-0), Bryant 3 (2-1), Jay 4 (2-2), Happ 2 (0-2) P Lester 10 (5-5), Arrieta 9 (5-4), Lackey 9 (5-4), Hendricks 9 (5-4), Anderson 6 (3-3), Butler 3 (2-1) DH Schwarber 3 (1-2) RUNS SCORED BY INNING INNING TOTAL CUBS OPP OUTFIELD ASSISTS (10) Jason Heyward (5), Jon Jay (2), Albert Almora (2), Kyle Schwarber (1)
5 Cubs Pitching MAY 26, 2017 PAGE 5 TEAM PITCHING W-L ERA CG/SV IP H R ER HR BB SO Starting Pitchers Relievers SEASON TOTALS / CUBS BULLPEN LAST APP. IP,H,R,ER,BB,K LAST WIN LAST SAVE LAST HOLD SV/OPP 1BF IR/IRS Wade Davis 5/24 vs. SF-SV 1.0,2,2,2,1,2 4/19/17 vs. MIL 5/24/17 vs. SF CLE 10/10 19/14 0/0 Brian Duensing 5/22 vs. SF 2.0,1,0,0,1,2 TOR CWS 5/5/17 vs. NYY 0/0 16/14 6/0 Carl Edwards Jr. 5/24 vs. SF-H 0.1,0,0,0,1,0 CIN CIN 5/24/17 vs. SF 0/0 21/16 9/2 Mike Montgomery 5/25 vs. SF-SV 4.0,1,0,0,1,0 8/11/16 vs. STL 5/25/17 vs. SF PIT 1/1 16/11 4/0 Felix Peña COL 1.1,2,1,0,1,1 N/A PIT MIL 0/0 2/2 1/0 Hector Rondon 5/22 vs. SF 1.0,1,1,1,0,1 7/31/16 vs. SEA MIL 5/16/17 vs. CIN 0/1 18/14 8/4 Pedro Strop 5/21 vs. MIL 1.0,1,0,0,0,0 PIT 9/19/15 vs. STL 5/17/17 vs. CIN 0/1 19/11 13/7 Koji Uehara 5/24 vs. SF-H 0.2,1,0,0,1,0 5/4/17 vs. PHI 5/18/17 vs. CIN SF 1/3 19/12 5/ TOTALS 12/17 (.706) 143/100 (.699) 56/19 (.339) #71 WADE DAVIS RHP (2-0, 0.98 ERA, 10 SV, 0 Holds) CAREER: 57-37, 57 SV MOST IP, 2017: 1.0, last 5/24 vs. SF MOST IP, CAREER: 9.0 (3x) last, 9/9/11 vs. BOS LAST WIN: 4/19/17 vs. MIL (7-4) LAST SV: 5/24/17 vs. SF (5-4) Wade has converted his first 10 save chances with Chicago has converted his last 16 since September of last year with Kansas City had a stretch of 64.1 homerless innings snapped Wednesday night thanks to a Mac Williamson two-run homer has walked six and struck out 24 has a 0.76 WHIP. Was charged with an unearned run May 12, thus snapping his scoreless innings streak at 21.1 innings. April 18, recorded his 50th career save in his first save chance since April 6 and on April 19 picked up his second victory. #32 BRIAN DUENSING LHP (0-0, 3.43 ERA, 0 SV, 2 Holds) CAREER: 42-37, 2 SV MOST IP, 2017: 2.0 5x, last 5/22 vs. SF MOST IP, CAREER: 9.0 (2x) last, 7/4/11 vs. TB LAST WIN: TOR (3-2) LAST SV: CWS (6-0) Brian has walked four and struck out 25 in 16 games (21.0 IP) after allowing two runs in 3.0 innings, May 14-18, has recorded 4.0-straight scoreless innings, including 2.0 shutout frames Monday went seven-straight appearances (8.2 IP) without a run allowed, April 24-May 9. Has a 1.15 ERA (2 ER/15.2 IP) in his last 11 games. Was activated from the D.L. on April 14 and tossed a scoreless seventh inning in his Cubs debut started the season on the 10-day D.L. due to lower back tightness. #6 CARL EDWARDS JR. RHP (1-0, 1.00 ERA, 0 SV, 6 Holds) CAREER: 1-1, 2 SV MOST IP, 2017: 2.0 2x, last 5/2 vs. PHI MOST IP, CAREER: 2.0 (4x) last, 5/2/17 vs. PHI LAST WIN: CIN (6-5) LAST SV: CIN (7-4) Carl has held opponents to a.103 average (6-for-58) and a.212 OBP has walked eight, struck out 24 and allowed two homers has struck out 18 of last 44 BF. Stranded two inherited runners in Wednesday night s eighth inning walked his first BF to load the bases then retired the next to end the inning. Retired his lone BF to end Monday s ninth inning recorded holds in each of the first two games of the recent Reds series. #38 MIKE MONTGOMERY LHP (0-3, 2.27 ERA, 1 SV, 0 Holds) CAREER: 8-14, 1 SV MOST IP, 2017: 4.0, 5/25 vs. SF MOST IP, CAREER: 9.0 (2x) last, SD LAST WIN: 8/11/16 vs. STL (4-3, 11 inn.) LAST SV: 5/25/17 vs. SF (5-1) Mike has tossed 31.2 innings in 16 outings, walking 20, striking out 21 and holding opponents to a.208 average (22-for-106) had an 18.0-inning scoreless streak snapped May 17 when he allowed three runs in the seventh inning vs. Cincinnati. Picked up his first regular season save with 4.0 shutout innings yesterday vs. the Giants to finish a 5-1 victory. Has gone 3-7 with a save and a 2.16 ERA (23 ER/96.0 IP) in 58 appearances out of the bullpen, compared to 5-7 with a 4.23 ERA (59 ER/125.2 IP) in 23 career starts. #60 FELIX PEÑA RHP (0-0, 5.40 ERA, 0 SV, 0 Holds) CAREER: 0-0, 1 SV MOST IP, 2017: 3.2 5/6 vs. NYY MOST IP, CAREER: 3.2 5/6/17 vs. NYY LAST WIN: N/A LAST SV: PIT Felix was recalled from Triple-A Iowa prior to Tuesday night s game for his second stint with the club tossed a career-high 3.2 innings (3.2,5,3,2,0,3) May 6 in relief of starter Brett Anderson has made two outings with the Cubs this year (5.0 IP) has gone 1-0 with four saves and a 5.40 ERA (8 ER/13.1 IP) in 10 relief appearances with Iowa this season. Made his big league debut with the Cubs last season, posting no record with a 4.00 ERA (4 ER/9.0 IP) in 11 relief outings he struck out 13 batters in the 9.0 IP. #56 HECTOR RONDON RHP (0-1, 3.86 ERA, 0 SV, 7 Holds) CAREER: 14-13, 77 SV MOST IP, 2017: 1.0, last 5/22 vs. SF MOST IP, CAREER: 2.0 (17x) last, 7/31/16 vs. SEA LAST WIN: 7/31/16 vs. SEA (7-6, 12 inn.) LAST SV: MIL (6-5) Hector has made 18 appearances, allowing 13 hits in 62 at-bats (.210) while walking six and striking out 18 after he surrendered one earned run in his first 10.1 IP (0.86) ERA, has allowed six earned runs in his last seven outings (6.0 IP). Monday night allowed a Justin Ruggiano solo homer to begin the eighth inning. In May 18 s sixth inning, allowed two inherited runners to score and allowed a run of his own (1.0 IP, 3 H, 1 SO). #46 PEDRO STROP RHP (0-2, 3.77 ERA, 0 SV, 6 Holds) CAREER: 15-22, 9 SV MOST IP, 2017: 2.0, 5/7 vs. NYY MOST IP, CAREER: 2.0 (10x) last, 5/7/17 vs. NYY LAST WIN: PIT (6-5) LAST SV: 9/19/15 vs. STL (5-4) Pedro has held opponents to a.222 batting average (12-for-54) has walked eight and struck out 16 in 19 games (14.1 IP) Sunday vs. Milwaukee, spun a scoreless seventh inning (1 H). Allowed the winning run in May 7 s 18th inning, his second inning of work the 2.0 IP marked a season high. His 90 holds are the most in Cubs franchise history, surpassing Carlos Marmol s 82 holds from #19 KOJI UEHARA RHP (1-2, 3.31 ERA, 1 SV, 6 Holds) CAREER: 20-24, 94 SV MOST IP, 2017: 1.0 IP, last 5/18 vs. CIN MOST IP, CAREER: 7.0 BOS LAST WIN: 5/4/17 vs. PHI (5-4) LAST SV: 5/18/17 vs. CIN (9-5) Has pitched scoreless ball in 16 of his 19 outings has walked four and struck out 18 this season, holding opponents to a.213 batting average (13-for-61). Wednesday night, issued his first walk since April 16 had gone 10.0-straight innings without allowing a free pass. May 18, picked up his first save of the season, stranding two of three inherited runners with a scoreless ninth inning to preserve a 9-5 win. Had a 20.0-inning scoreless streak snapped April 16 vs. Pittsburgh CUBS HIGHS AND LOWS CUBS OPPONENTS 11, PIT (14-3)... Largest Winning Margin...8, 5/1 vs. PHI (10-2) 5, 4/18 vs. MIL (0-5, 9-7)... Largest Come Behind W... 4, 4/15 vs. PIT (0-4, 2-6, 8-7) 14, PIT... Most Runs... 11, 5/6 vs. NYY 5 (3x), last 5/17 vs. CIN (2nd)... Most Runs, Inn.... 6, COL (3rd) 17 (2x), last PIT... Most Hits (2x), last COL 6, 5/3 vs. PHI (6th)... Most Hits, Inn (4x), last 5/18 vs. CIN (7th) 2, PIT... Fewest Hits... 4 (4x), last STL 4 (2x), last 5/21 vs. MIL... Most Home Runs... 4, 4/15 vs. PIT 2, 5/22 vs. SF (8th)... Most Home Runs, Inn (2x), last 5/1 vs. PHI (7th) 6 (2x), last 5/21 vs. MIL... Most Doubles... 5, 4/18 vs. MIL 2 (3x), last 5/22 vs. SF... Most Triples... 2, PIT 10, 5/21 vs. MIL... Most Extra-Base Hits... 7 (2x), last 5/22 vs. SF 10, 5/7 vs. NYY... Most BBs By Batters... 10, 5/19 vs. MIL 22, 5/7 vs. NYY... Most Ks By Pitchers... 26, 5/7 vs. NYY 2 (3x), last 4/19 vs. MIL... Most Stolen Bases... 3, 5/7 vs. NYY 3 (3x), last 5/6 vs. NYY... Most Double Plays Turned... 3 (2x), last 4/12 vs. LAD 3 (2x), 5/19 vs. MIL... Most Errors Committed... 4, BOS 18, 5/7 vs. NYY... Most Left On Base (2x), last 5/4 vs. PHI Longest Winning Streak: 4 games... 4/18-22 Longest Losing Streak: 4 games... last 5/5-5/9 Most Runs, Both Clubs: 20 (Cubs 12, Reds 8)... CIN Most Hits, Both Clubs: 28, 2x last (Cubs 15, Brewers 13)... 5/21 vs. MIL Most Home Runs, Both Clubs: 7 (Cubs 4, Reds 3)... 5/16 vs. CIN Most Strikeouts By Pitchers, Both Clubs: 48* (Cubs 22, Yankees 26)... 5/7 vs. NYY Most Left On Base, Both Clubs: 29 (Cubs 18, Yankees 11)... 5/7 vs. NYY Fewest Left On Base, Both Clubs: 2 (Cubs 1, Giants 1)... 5/23 vs. SF Consecutive Games With a Home Run: 6 (2x)... 4/18-24 & 4/26-5/2 Consecutive Games Without a Home Run: 2 (2x)... last 4/16-17 Consecutive Errorless Games: /7-9 Consecutive Games With An Error: /6-13 Shortest Game, Time: 2: /23 vs. SF Longest Game, Time: 6:05...5/7 vs. NYY (18 innings) Most Innings: /7 vs. NYY Largest Wrigley Field Crowd: 41,814; 4/15 vs. PIT Largest Road Crowd: 47,925; STL Series Sweeps: 1 (3 G, 5/16-18 vs. CIN) *Major League Single-Game Record BATTING HIGHLIGHTS Longest Hitting Streak: 12 games, Rizzo... 4/10-23 Most Runs Scored: 4, Bryant... 5/21 vs. MIL Most Hits: 4 (3x), last Bryant... 5/4 vs. PHI Most Total Bases: 9 (3x), Rizzo... 5/24 vs. SF Most Extra-Base Hits: 2 (17x), last Rizzo... 5/24 vs. SF Most Doubles: 2 (5x), last Happ... 5/21 vs. MIL Most Triples: 1 (11x), last Heyward... 5/24 vs. SF Most RBI: 5, Báez... 5/18 vs. CIN Most Stolen Bases: 1 (15x), last Báez... 5/7 vs. NYY Most Walks: 3 (2x), last Rizzo... 5/7 vs. NYY Most Strikeouts: 4 (2x), last Schwarber... 5/25 vs. SF 2-Hit Innings: N/A... N/A PITCHING HIGHLIGHTS Longest Winning Streak: 3 (2x), Arrieta & Lackey... 4/4-22 & 4/29-5/16 Longest Losing Streak: 3 (2x), Lackey & Montgomery... 4/12-23 & 4/2-current Complete Game Shutouts: N/A... N/A 9.0-Inning Complete Games: 1, Lester... 5/23 vs. SF Low-Hit Complete Game: 4, Lester... 5/23 vs. SF Longest Outing, Reliever: 4.1, Floro... COL Most Strikeouts, Starter: 10, 4x last Lester... 5/23 vs. SF Reliever: 5, Floro... COL Consecutive Strikeouts: 5, Arrieta and Lester... MIL and STL Consecutive Scoreless Innings, Starter: 7.0 (3x), last Lackey... COL Reliever: 18.0, Montgomery... 4/17-5/13 Consecutive Save Opportunities Converted: 10, Davis... 4/4-current Consecutive Batters Retired: 13, Lester... 5/23 vs. SF Most Runs Allowed: 9, Arrieta... COL Most Hits Allowed: 10 (2x), last Arrieta... BOS Most Homers Allowed: 3, Lackey... 4/17 vs. MIL Most Walks Issued: 6, Anderson... PIT Longest No-Hit Stretch, Start of Game: 3.0 IP, Arrieta... STL MISCELLANEOUS INFO Come-From-Behind Wins: 14 High-Water Mark: 4 games (12-8, 16-12, 25-21) Losses after Leading: 8 Low-Water Mark: 1 game (0-1, 6-7, 18-19) Games Won in Last At-Bat: 4 No. of Times at.500 Mark: 8 (1-1, 2-2, 6-6, 7-7, 16-16, 17-17, 18-18, 19-19) Walkoff Wins: 3 (4/10 vs. LAD, 4/19 vs. MIL, 5/4 vs. PHI)