1 CUBS VS. CARDINALS The Cubs and Cardinals meet for the third time this season as the clubs opened the 2017 season with two three-game series in St. Louis the Cubs won two of three games there in April before the Cardinals won two of three in their most recent series, May Chicago, 10-9 against St. Louis last season, aims to win consecutive season series against the Cardinals for the first time since doing so four-straight years from Overall: At Wrigley Field: At Busch Stadium: Overall: At Wrigley Field: At Busch Stadium: All-Time Since 1892:... 1,210-1,159 At Wrigley Field: At Busch Stadium (since 2006): CUBS ON DISABLED LIST (1) Player Date Date Games (Injury) On Elig. Missed LHP Brett Anderson 5/7 5/17 22 (Low back strain) UPCOMING MILESTONES Milestone:... Player (No. Needed) 400 Games Pitched... Pedro Strop (2) 500 Extra-Base Hits... Ben Zobrist (7) HIGHEST AVG AS PINCH-HITTER, NL, 2017 (MIN. 10 PLATE APPEARANCES) 1. Adam Lind, WSH (8-15) 2. Jon Jay, CHI (8-18) 3. Daniel Nava, PHI (5-12) 4. Arismendy Alcantara, CIN (6-15) Franklin Gutierrez, LAD (4-10) 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, Arizona Diamondbacks Los Angeles Dodgers New York Mets Chicago Cubs LOWEST BULLPEN ERA, NL, Los Angeles Dodgers Chicago Cubs Cincinnati Reds MOST PITCHES PER PLATE APP., NL, Anthony Rendon, WSH Kyle Schwarber, CHI Matt Carpenter, STL Jayson Werth, WSH MOST CAUGHT STEALING, NL, Tucker Barnhart, CIN...12 J.T. Realmuto, MIA Yasmani Grandal, LAD Willson Contreras, CHI Yadier Molina, STL... 7 Buster Posey, SF... 7 St. Louis Cardinals (26-25) vs. Chicago Cubs (25-27) June 2, 2017 Wrigley Field Game No. 53 Home Game No. 26 RHP Lance Lynn (4-3, 2.93) vs. RHP John Lackey (4-5, 5.18) WELCOME HOME: The Chicago Cubs today begin a 10-game homestand with the first of three games against the St. Louis Cardinals, and look to end a season-high six-game losing streak while sitting a season-low two-games under.500 at Chicago on Wednesday fell to the San Diego Padres, 2-1, to complete an 0-6 road trip at the Dodgers (0-3) and Padres (0-3). This is the Cubs longest skid since a seven-game losing streak, September 5-12, 2014 against Pittsburgh (0-4) and Toronto (0-3). Prior to this six-game losing streak, the Cubs had won seven times during a ninegame homestand, May that home stretch had followed a 2-7 spell from May 5-14 the team had won 10 of 15 games from April 18-May 4. The road trip out west was Chicago s first winless trip of at least six games since August 3-8, 2012, also at the Dodgers (0-3) and Padres (0-3). Chicago is in 17 series thus far, but has been swept in four series thus far the team has swept one series, a three-game set at home vs. Cincinnati, May Following this series, the Cubs entertain the Marlins (three games starting Monday) and the Rockies (four games starting June 8). HOME VS. ROAD: The Cubs are at home compared to an road mark this season Chicago started 4-6 at the Friendly Confines, but has gone 10-5 in its last 15 games at Wrigley Field since May 2 conversely, the Cubs began their road schedule by winning eight of their first 11 games through April 25, but have since gone just 3-13 away from home. Chicago is batting.249 (214-for-859) in 25 home games, 28 points higher than its.221 average (205-for-927) in 27 road games the team is averaging 5.1 runs per game at home and 4.2 runs on the road the team has nearly identical ERAs at home (4.08/108 ER, IP) and on the road (4.07/105 ER, IP). The Cubs have dropped eight-straight road games dating to May 13, the team s longest road skid since an eight-game stretch, August 19-September 6, NOT EXACTLY A MERRY MONTH: The Cubs went in May, marking the team s first non-winning month since going last July, and its first May with a sub-.500 record since 2014 (11-16). Cubs batters hit.216 (203-for-938) in May with 118 runs (4.2 runs per game), a.310 OBP and a.393 slugging percentage Cubs starting pitchers posted an record with a 4.97 ERA (81 ER/146.2 IP) while the bullpen went 1-4 with six saves in seven chances, 13 holds and a 3.49 ERA (42 ER/108.1 IP). Javier Báez led the club with a.302 average (26-for-86) and 19 RBI in May, while his seven homers tied for the team lead with Kris Bryant Brian Duensing led all Cubs relievers with a 1.06 ERA (2 ER/17.0 IP) in May Kyle Hendricks 3.34 ERA (11 ER/29.2 IP) in May was tops among Cubs starters. CUBS RECORD 2017 Overall: At Wrigley Field: On the Road: April: May: All-Time Since 1876:... 10,736-10,215 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: GETTING ON BASE: Chicago s.324 team on-base percentage is a whopping 89- points higher than its.235 batting average, the largest differential between on-base percentage and batting average for any team in the majors (Detroit is second with an 84-point difference between on-base percentage and batting average). RISPY BUSINESS: The Cubs on Wednesday were 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position and went just 3-for-40 (.075) with RISP on the just-completed six-game trip. While batting.319 (15-for-47) with the bases loaded, the Cubs are hitting just.196 (77-for-393) in all other runners in scoring position situations. Overall, the team s.209 mark (92-for-440) with RISP is last in the N.L. Chicago batted.279 (19-for-68) with RISP on the previous nine-game homestand. The Cubs have had 533 plate appearances with runners in scoring position this season, tied for third-most of any N.L. team and behind only the Dodgers and Nationals (both with 535). REGARDING THE NUMBER 25: Dexter Fowler today returns to Wrigley Field as a member of the Cardinals after spending two seasons in Chicago and helping the Cubs to the 2016 World Series championship Fowler batted.261 (275-for-1,052) with 30 homers and 94 RBI in 281 games for Chicago Dexter today will receive his 2016 Cubs World Series ring on the field in a brief pre-game ceremony. Ben Zobrist was 0-for-3 on Wednesday in San Diego to snap a stretch of 25-straight games having reached base safely that dated to April 28 Zobrist is the fourth Cub since 2010 to go at least 25-straight games reaching safely, joining Starlin Castro (43 G in ), Bryan LaHair (32 G in 2012) and Anthony Rizzo (26 G in 2016). Today s Cubs starter, John Lackey, looks to make his 25th consecutive start of at least 5.0 innings, as he s done so in each of his last 24 outings dating to June 30 of last season it s the fourth-longest such streak of his career, and his most since going a career-high 39-straight starts with at least 5.0 innings, May 19, 2013-June 18, TIDBITS: Cubs batters have been hit by a pitch 31 times, the most in the majors according to Fangraphs, Mike Montgomery has thrown 538 pitches, the most of any reliever in the majors (San Diego s Craig Stammen is second at 518) and Wade Davis soft contact percentage of 35.9 leads all N.L. relievers. Jason Heyward s two-run single in Monday s first inning in San Diego snapped a stretch of 19-straight Cubs RBI coming from either a home run (17 RBI) or sac fly (two RBI) dating to May 22 vs. San Francisco. ABOUT THE PEN: Wade Davis (0.98 ERA) and Carl Edwards Jr. (0.90 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 (0.34 ERA) have also turned the trick. Prior to Davis and Edwards Jr. this season, just five Cubs relievers since 1963 produced ERAs of 1.00 or lower entering June (min. 15 IP): Don Elston in 1963 (0.46 ERA), Ted Abernathy in 1969 (0.84), Bruce Sutter in 1977 (0.87 ERA), Terry Adams in 1997 (0.96 ERA) and James Russell in 2013 (0.87 ERA). 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. Brian Duensing has posted a 0.98 ERA (2 ER/18.1 IP) in his last 14 games since April 24 he s walked six and struck out 22 in that span while holding the opponent to a.209 average (14-for-67) and a.284 on-base percentage. FLEXING SOME MUSCLE: Beginning with the nightcap of May 9 s twinbill in Colorado, the Cubs have hit 30 home runs in their last 20 games, with the 30 blasts in that span ranking second-most in the N.L. behind Arizona (35). LEFT VS. LEFT: Anthony Rizzo s homer off Clayton Kershaw Sunday was his fifth off a lefty this season (he hit eight off lefties in 2016) his 34 homers off lefty pitching since 2013 lead all N.L. left-handed hitters Joey Votto is second with 31 such homers, followed by Jay Bruce (27). UPCOMING SERIES INFORMATION Date Opp. Time (CT) TV Radio Probable Pitchers Fri., June 2 STL 1:20 p.m. CSN 670 The Score RHP John Lackey (4-5, 5.18) vs. RHP Lance Lynn (4-3, 2.93) Sat., June 3 STL 1:20 p.m. WGN 670 The Score LHP Jon Lester (3-3, 3.86) vs. RHP Mike Leake (5-3, 2.24) Sun., June 4 STL 6:35 p.m. ESPN 670 The Score RHP Kyle Hendricks (4-3, 3.75) vs. RHP Michael Wacha (2-3, 3.99)
2 JUNE 2, 2017 PAGE 2 Today s Cubs Starter #41 RHP John Lackey (4-5, 5.18) W-L ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB SO 2016 CUBS CUBS MAJOR LEAGUE TOTALS Last Time Out John suffered his second-straight loss last Saturday at the Dodgers left with a 5-0 deficit for the second-straight game four of his five runs allowed came in the fifth inning. Date Opp. Dec. Result IP H R ER BB SO PC-S Left L Season John today makes his 11th start of the season, and sixth at home has a 6.43 ERA (20 ER/28.0 IP) in five day starts compared to a 3.99 ERA (13 ER/29.1 IP) in five night starts. Has thrown first-pitch strikes to 70.2 percent of the batters he has faced, the highest rate in the majors. Has surrendered 2.04 homers per nine innings this season, the highest rate in the N.L. and more than double his career average of 0.98 HR/9 allowed just 0.97 HR/9 from Won three-straight games, April 29-May 16, posting a 3.86 ERA (10 ER/23.1 IP) in four starts during the stretch. Opponents are batting.333 (15-for-45) in the first inning and.262 (49-for-187) from the second inning on. Has gone at least 6.0 innings in six of his 10 starts, but just one of his last five. Tossed quality starts in each of his first two outings, including one run in 6.0 innings, April 12 vs. the Dodgers struck out a season-high 10 batters Season John 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. Held opponents to a.218 average, by far the lowest mark of his career... previous best mark was a.246 opponent average in 2006 with the Angels his.645 opponent OPS was also the lowest mark of his career. Allowed a.189 average (21-for-111) with runners in scoring position. Went 7-4 with a 2.62 ERA (32 ER/110.0 IP) in 16 starts at Wrigley Field... was 4-4 with a 4.37 ERA (38 ER/78.1 IP) in 13 road starts. His 2.76 ERA (22 ER/71.2 IP) following the All-Star break was almost a full run lower than his 3.70 ERA (48 ER/116.2 IP) in the season s first half. Landed on the 15-day disabled list, August 19 (retro to August 15), with a right shoulder strain... activated on September 4. Pitched to a 2.22 ERA (11 ER/44.2 IP) and held the opponent to a.197 average in his final seven regular season starts, August 9 through season s end. Led the majors in percentage of swings on first pitch (37.5%/282-of-752). Held righties to a.201 batting average (79-for-393), while lefties batted at a.242 clip (67-for-277). Twice fanned a season-high 11 batters: April 18 at St. Louis and May 6 vs. Washington four times pitched a season-high 8.0 innings: May 1 vs. Atlanta, May 11 vs. San Diego, July 17 vs. Texas and August 9 vs. the Angels. His 3.35 ERA was second-lowest among starting pitchers above the age of 35 this season... the Dodgers Rich Hill, age 36, posted a 2.12 ERA. Started three playoff games, going 0-1 with a 4.85 ERA (7 ER/13.0 IP)... allowed two runs on three hits in 4.0 innings in Game Four of the NLCS. Career vs. St. Louis John today faces his former club for the sixth time has a 2.48 ERA (9 ER/32.2 IP) in his first five starts earned the win, April 6 of this season at Busch Stadium, allowing three earned runs in 6.0 innings in the Cubs 6-4 victory. W-L ERA G GS IP H R ER HR BB SO Career vs. Cardinals Batters (AVG-AB-H-HR-RBI): Carpenter ( ) Fryer ( ) Peralta ( ) Diaz ( ) Garcia ( ) Piscotty ( ) Fowler ( ) Gyorko ( ) Wong ( ) Molina ( ) Career Notes John is one of three active pitchers with at least 400 starts and 2,500 innings pitched signed a two-year deal with the Cubs December 8, 2015 has gone with a 3.90 ERA (1,183 ER/2,727.0 IP) in 427 appearances across 15 major league seasons with the Angels ( ), Red Sox ( and 13-14), Cardinals ( ) and Cubs ( ). A three-time World Series champion (2002 with Angels, 2013 with Red Sox and 2016 with Cubs), he owns an 8-6 record with a 3.27 ERA (51 ER/140.1 IP) in 26 career post-season games, including 23 starts... the eight victories are tied for third-most among active pitchers, trailing only CC Sabathia and Jon Lester s nine victories... his 23 starts and innings pitched lead active pitchers. Is one of 17 pitchers with at least one regular season win against every major league team. His 2,727.0 innings pitched and 426 starts since the start of the 2002 campaign are third-most in the majors, his 180 victories rank fourth and his 2,205 strikeouts rank sixth. Earned All-Star honors in 2007 and has twice finished in the top-10 of the Cy Young voting, finishing third in 2007 and ninth in Has 13 double-digit win seasons since 2003, tied for the most in the majors with Mark Buehrle (13), and has posted 10 or more wins in every full season he has pitched since Game-by-Game Starts No. Date Opp. Result IP H R ER BB SO PC-S Left Notes 1. W, First start of 2017 season 2. 4/12 LAD L, nd-career double-digit strikeout game 3. 4/17 MIL L, Allowed home runs in first three innings 4. L, Third-straight defeat 5. W, Cubs scored three runs in the seventh APRIL: 2-3, 5.10 ERA (5 starts) /4 PHI ND, W, 6-5 (13) , 2 on Did not walk a batter for first time in W, Second-ever visiting pitcher w/ 7.0 IP, 0 R, 10 K at Coors Field 8. 5/16 CIN W, , 1 on Third-straight win 9. 5/22 SF L, Snapped three-game winning streak 10. L, Allowed four runs in the fifth inning MAY: 2-2, 5.27 ERA (5 starts) At the Plate AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SH SF HP BB SO SB CS Career LAST HIT: Colorado (single off Kyle Freeland)... at-bats since then 7 HOME RUNS: N/A MOST HITS: 2 (5x) last, St. Louis MOST RBI: 1 (8x) last, Colorado Last Time and Career Highs and Lows Last Win: 5/16/17 vs. CIN, 9-5 (5.1,7,3,3,2,3) Last Loss: LAD, 5-0 (5.0,6,5,5,4,5) Last CG: KC, 3-2 L (5.0,6,3,3,2,2) *Rain-Shortened Last Shutout: 9/10/09 vs. SEA, 3-0 (9.0,5,0,0,1,7) Low-Hit Complete Game: 1 OAK Most Strikeouts: 12 (2x) last, 6/26/13 vs. COL... also has six 11-K games and K games (23 total double-digit strikeout games). Most Hits Allowed: 15 TEX Most Runs Allowed: 10 (2x) last, COL Longest Winning Streak: 6 games 7/9-8/12/11 Longest Losing Streak: 5 games 6/20-7/23/16 Saturday s Starter vs. St. Louis LHP Jon Lester (3-3, 3.86) Jon tomorrow makes his 12th start of the season and his seventh at home in his last start, May 28 at the Dodgers, he allowed a pair of three-run homers as he was tagged for a season-high six earned runs in 3.1 innings in the Cubs 9-4 defeat came just one start after throwing a complete game in the Cubs 4-1 win over the Giants, May 23. Is 3-0 with a 1.80 ERA (8 ER/40.0 IP) in six home starts compared to an 0-3 record with a 7.11 ERA (20 ER/25.1 IP) in five road starts. Lefties are batting.230 (14-for-61) vs. the southpaw, while right-handed batters have hit.267 (50-for-187). Has posted a 2.19 ERA (17 ER/70.0 IP) in 11-career regular season starts vs. the Cardinals has faced St. Louis twice this season already, going 0-1 with a 3.38 ERA (4 ER/10.2 IP) is 1-3 with a 2.70 ERA (9 ER/30.0 IP) in five-career starts vs. St. Louis at Wrigley Field.
3 #5 ALBERT ALMORA JR. OF (.257, 2 HR, 10 RBI) Road Trip:.333 (2-6) Current Streak: Hitless last 4 games (0-7) Multi-Hit Games (4): 2-hit (3), 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 was 2-for-3 May 28 at the Dodgers, but has gone 5-for-29 (.172) in his last 13 games has played 33 games in center field (23 starts) and one game in left the Cubs are when he starts in center field is batting.359 (14- for-39) off lefties and.194 (12-for-62) off righties 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 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, 8 HR, 24 RBI) Road Trip:.267 (4-15), HR, R, 2 RBI Current Streak: 1 game (1-3) Multi-Hit Games (10): 2-hit (7), 3-hit (2), 4-hit (1) GA RBI 3; GW RBI 1; 2-Out RBI 9 Last HR: LAD (Clayton Kershaw) Career Bests: H 4 (3x), last 5/2/17 vs. PHI; RBI 6, PIT; R 3, CIN Javy has gone 12-for-31 (.387) with three homers and 10 RBI in his last 10 games is batting.324 (24-for-74) at Wrigley Field compared to.197 (14-for-71) on the road hit a solo homer and went 2-for-5 Sunday in L.A. went 3- for-4 with a two-run run homer May 22 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 started both ends of the doubleheader May 9 hit a two-run homer in the nightcap 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. In the month of May, led the Cubs in batting average (.302), slugging percentage (.581), hits (26) and RBI (19), while tying for the team lead in homers (7). Made his first Opening Day 25-man roster after starting last season on the disabled list. #17 KRIS BRYANT INF (.278, 11 HR, 23 RBI) Road Trip:.158 (3-19), 2B, R, 7 BB Current Streak: 2 games (2-6) 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 led the team with 16 runs scored, 19 walks and a.405 OBP in May has six walks in his last four games hitting.293 (27-for-92) with three homers on the road walked twice (0-for-3) Monday and reached safely three times on Sunday (1-for-3, 2 BB, R) hit a solo homer and scored two runs May 25 collected his second multi-hr game of the season (ninth of his career) May 21 reached base five times and tied a career-high with four runs 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 May 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. Leads the club in hits (52), runs (34) and walks (35) has five three-hit games and a four-hit game batting.308 (12-for-39) with a OPS against lefties. #40 WILLSON CONTRERAS C (.248, 5 HR, 24 RBI) Road Trip:.333 (4-12), HR, 2 2B, 2 RBI, R, 2 BB, 2 HBP Current Streak: 3 games (4-9) Multi-Hit Games (7): 2-hit (5), 3-hit (2), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 7; GW RBI 4; 2-Out RBI 12 Last HR: LAD (Clayton Kershaw) Career Bests: H 3 (3x), last 5/21/17 vs. MIL; RBI 4, CIN; R 3, CIN Willson reached three times Wednesday, including a double is batting.333 (15-for-45) with 11 RBI in his last 13 starts is batting.304 (14-for-46) off lefties and.221 (21-for-95) against righties has thrown out nine baserunners attempting to steal on Sunday hit a solo homer off Clayton Kershaw to lead off the second was a 12-pitch at-bat, the latest in at-bat a Cub went deep since Mike Fontenot in 2009 off Arizona s Dan Haren tied a career-high with three hits May 21 and drove in three runs 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. 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 (.214, 2 HR, 5 RBI) Road Trip:.053 (1-19), HBP Current Streak: Hitless last 4 games (0-12) 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 batted.357 (10-for-28) in his first eight games, but is hitting.071 (2-for-28) in his last eight was 1-for-3 with a HBP May 27 has eight runs, seven walks and seven extra-base hits in his 17 games has three multi-hit games went 0-for-3 May 23, snapping his career-opening on-base streak at eight games hit a triple May 22 and had two doubles May 21 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 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 (8), right field (2), left field (3) and second base (1). 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 (.257, 5 HR, 21 RBI) Road Trip:.261 (6-23), R, 2B, 2 RBI Current Streak: Hitless last game (0-4) Multi-Hit Games (6): 2-hit (6), 3-hit (0), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 4; GW RBI 2; 2-Out RBI 11 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 was 2-for-4 with a double and run Tuesday after going 2-for-4 with a two-run single in the first inning Monday activated from the D.L. (right finger sprain), May 20, and hit safely in his first six games back (6-for-21/.286) tied for second in the majors with five outfield assists has hit safely in 29 of 39 games this season hit a solo homer Thursday hit a triple May 24 and a solo homer May 23 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 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.275 (11-for-40) with runners in scoring position and.375 (6-for-16) with RISP and two outs. #30 JON JAY OF (.292, 0 HR, 7 RBI) Road Trip:.091 (1-11) Current Streak: 1 game (1-4) 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 was 1-for-4 Tuesday, starting in center field is 8-for-18 as a pinch-hitter this season, including a single May 22 has reached base in 15 of his 20 starts went 0-for-4 Saturday, starting in center field was 2-for-2 with two runs scored May 21 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 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 joined the Cubs following seven major league seasons with St. Louis ( ) and San Diego (2016). 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. JUNE 2, 2017 PAGE 3 CUBS VS. CARDINALS RHP LANCE LYNN Kris Bryant Jason Heyward Jon Jay Miguel Montero Anthony Rizzo Addison Russell Kyle Schwarber Ben Zobrist CUBS AT WRIGLEY FIELD 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 JUNE 2, 2017 PAGE 4 #47 MIGUEL MONTERO C (.309, 3 HR, 7 RBI) Road Trip:.143 (1-7), BB Current Streak: Hitless last 3 games (0-4) 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 21 hits in his last 57 at-bats (.368) went 2-for-3 with a double and run scored May 24 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 17 starts (Cubs are 9-8) 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 (.227, 12 HR, 30 RBI) Road Trip:.091 (2-22), HR, 2 RBI, 3 R, 2 BB, 2 HBP Current Streak: Hitless last 3 games (0-10) Multi-Hit Games (11): 2-hit (10), 3-hit (1), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 4; GW RBI 2; 2-Out RBI 13 Last HR: LAD (Clayton Kershaw) Career Bests: H 4 (8x), last SD; RBI 6 (3x) last, ARI; R 4, 6/23/13 vs. HOU Anthony has gone 14-for-53 (.264) with a.391 OBP in his last 15 games leads the majors with 12 hit-by-pitches is batting.301 (28-for-93) at home compared to.158 (16-for-101) on the road went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer in the fourth off Clayton Kershaw, May 28 recorded his 14th-career multi-homer game and first three hit game of the season May 24 notched five homers, 10 runs and nine RBI on the last homestand 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. 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 (.216, 3 HR, 19 RBI) Road Trip:.250 (3-12), 3 BB, 3B, 2 HBP Current Streak: Hitless last 2 games (0-3) 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 12-for-82 (.146) in his last 27 games, and was 0-for-1 as a pinch-hitter Wednesday was 1-for-2 with a triple, walk and HBP Monday was 1-for-2 with a walk Sunday had an RBI in four-straight games, May hit a solo homer May 16 hit a triple and scored a run May 6 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. 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 (.165, 8 HR, 19 RBI) Road Trip:.063 (1-16), HR, RBI, R, 2 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 7 Last HR: SD (Dinelson Lamet) Career Bests: H 4 (2x), last CIN; RBI 4 (2x), last 8/13/15 vs. MIL; R 3 (4x), last PHI -2 Kyle on Tuesday hit his eighth homer of the season, a solo shot each of his last two hits have been homers hit his longest-career homer according to Statcast May 23, a 470-foot blast onto Sheffield in the second inning batted second for the first time this season May 21 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 (.247, 6 HR, 18 RBI) Road Trip:.000 (0-11), R, 5 BB Current Streak: Hitless last 4 games (0-11) 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 0-for-3 Wednesday, snapping his on-base streak at 25-straight games (April 28-May 30) was the secondlongest streak of his career had a 31-game streak from drew a season-high three walks Monday (0-for-1, R) had an eight-game hitting streak May (13-for-28/.464) went 3-for-4 with a solo homer Thursday, his first three-hit game of the season hit his fourth-career leadoff home May 21 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. Has batted.244 (10-for-41) with two triples, three homers and six RBI in the leadoff spot this season the Cubs are 5-6 in those games. CUBS HOME RUNS, 2017 Batter (Total)... Solo 2-Run 3-Run GS Albert Almora Jr. (2) Javier Baez (8) Kris Bryant (11) Willson Contreras (5) Ian Happ (2) Jason Heyward (5) Jon Jay (0) Miguel Montero (3) Anthony Rizzo (12) Addison Russell (3) Kyle Schwarber (8) 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) Jason Heyward (5) Jon Jay (0) Miguel Montero (3) Anthony Rizzo (11) Addison Russell (4) Kyle Schwarber (4) Ben Zobrist (3) HOME RUNS IN Season... Solo 2-Run 3-Run GS Cubs (66) Opponents (66) 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/ % (143 ER/326.0 IP) Montero 0/16 0.0% (70 ER/142.0 IP) Schwarber 0/0 0.0% (0 ER/3.0 IP) CUBS LINEUP BREAKDOWNS 1 Schwarber 35 (17-18), Zobrist 11 (5-6), Jay 3 (1-2), Baez 2 (1-1), Szczur 1 (1-0) 2 Bryant 40 (20-20), Schwarber 7 (3-4), Almora 2 (1-1), Happ 2 (0-2), Jay 1 (1-0) 3 Rizzo 42 (21-21), Bryant 9 (4-5), Schwarber 1 (0-1) 4 Zobrist 25 (11-14), Russell 9 (6-3), Rizzo 9 (4-5), Happ 6 (3-3), Candelario 3 (1-2), 5 Russell 21 (9-12), Contreras 8 (5-3), Heyward 6 (3-3), Happ 6 (4-2), Montero 5 (1-4), Candelario 2 (2-0), Zobrist 2 (1-1), Jay 1 (0-1), La Stella 1 (0-1) 6 Heyward 27 (12-15), Contreras 10 (4-6), 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 18 (9-9), Contreras 16 (6-10), Montero 11 (7-4), Heyward 4 (2-2), Russell 2 (1-1), La Stella 1 (0-1) 8 Lester 8 (3-5), Arrieta 7 (4-3), Lackey 7 (4-3),Hendricks 6 (4-2), Russell 6 (2-4), Anderson 5 (2-3), Baez 6 (3-3), Almora 4 (1-3), Butler 2 (1-1), Montero 1 (1-0) 9 Jay 14 (6-8), Almora 13 (8-5), Baez 10 (4-6), Hendricks 3 (1-2), Lester 3 (2-1), Arrieta 3 (1-2), Butler 2 (1-1), Lackey 2 (0-2), Anderson 1 (1-0), Szczur 1 (1-0) C Contreras 34 (15-19), Montero 18 (10-8) 1B Rizzo 51 (25-26), Candelario 1 (0-1) 2B Baez 29 (15-14), Zobrist 20 (10-10), La Stella 2 (0-2), Happ 1 (0-1) 3B Bryant 46 (22-24), Candelario 4 (3-1), La Stella 2 (0-2) SS Russell 43 (22-21), Baez 9 (3-6) LF Schwarber 40 (19-21), Jay 5 (3-2), Zobrist 4 (1-3), Happ 3 (2-1) CF Almora 23 (13-10), Jay 11 (3-8), Heyward 10 (4-6), Happ 8 (5-3) RF Heyward 28 (13-15), Zobrist 13 (6-7), Szczur 2 (2-0), Bryant 3 (2-1), Jay 4 (2-2), Happ 2 (0-2) P Lester 11 (5-6), Arrieta 11 (5-6), Lackey 10 (5-5), Hendricks 10 (5-5), Anderson 6 (3-3), Butler 4 (2-2) 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 JUNE 2, 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 SD 0.2,1,0,0,0,2 TOR CWS 5/5/17 vs. NYY 0/0 19/16 8/2 Carl Edwards Jr. SD 1.0,0,0,0,0,0 CIN CIN 5/24/17 vs. SF 0/0 23/18 9/2 Justin Grimm SD 2.0,1,0,0,0,2 4/18/17 vs. MIL 8/8/15 vs. SF 4/10/17 vs. LAD 0/1 14/8 9/3 Mike Montgomery LA 1.2,1,1,1,0,2 8/11/16 vs. STL 5/25/17 vs. SF PIT 1/1 17/12 4/0 Hector Rondon SD 1.0,0,0,0,0,2 7/31/16 vs. SEA MIL 5/16/17 vs. CIN 0/1 21/17 8/4 Pedro Strop SD 1.0,0,0,0,0,1 PIT 9/19/15 vs. STL 5/17/17 vs. CIN 0/1 22/14 13/7 Koji Uehara SD-L 1.0,1,1,1,1,2 5/4/17 vs. PHI 5/18/17 vs. CIN SF 1/3 20/13 5/ TOTALS 12/17 (.706) 159/115 (.723) 58/21 (.362) #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 May 24 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, 3.04 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 six and struck out 29 in 19 games (23.2 IP) after allowing two runs in 3.0 innings, May 14-18, has recorded 6.2-straight scoreless innings, including 0.2 frames Tuesday in San Diego (allowed two inherited runners to score) went seven-straight appearances (8.2 IP) without a run allowed, April 24-May 9. Has a 0.98 ERA (2 ER/18.1 IP) in his last 14 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, 0.90 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.094 average (6-for-64) and a.194 OBP has walked eight, struck out 27 and allowed two homers has struck out 21 of last 50 BF. Tossed a scoreless seventh in San Diego on Wednesday, needing just seven pitches. Struck out the side in Tuesday night s perfect seventh inning. #52 JUSTIN GRIMM RHP (1-0, 6.61 ERA, 0 SV, 1 Hold) CAREER: 19-18, 3 SV MOST IP, 2017: 2.0 5x, last SD MOST IP, CAREER: 7.2 6/14/13 vs. TOR LAST WIN: 4/18/17 vs. MIL (9-7) LAST SV: 8/8/15 vs. SF (8-6) Justin was recalled Monday from Triple-A Iowa for his third stint with the team, and tossed 2.0 scoreless innings optioned to Iowa, May 10, and pitched in six games for the I-Cubs, going 0-1 with three saves and a 5.40 ERA (4 ER/6.2 IP) held opponent scoreless in five of those outings. With Chicago, has stranded six of nine runners he s inherited walked eight and struck out 17 in 14 outings thus far. Prior to Monday, most recent big league outing was May 7 vs. Yankees surrendered a two-run homer to Jacoby Ellsbury in the eighth inning. #38 MIKE MONTGOMERY LHP (0-3, 2.43 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 a stretch of 39.2-consecutive innings without a homer snapped Sunday when he allowed an Austin Barnes solo homer. Picked up his first regular season save with 4.0 shutout innings May 25 vs. the Giants to finish a 5-1 victory. Had an 18.0-inning scoreless streak snapped May 17 when he allowed three runs in the seventh inning vs. Cincinnati. Has gone 3-7 with a save and a 2.21 ERA (24 ER/97.2 IP) in 59 appearances out of the bullpen, compared to 5-7 with a 4.23 ERA (59 ER/125.2 IP) in 23 career starts. #56 HECTOR RONDON RHP (0-1, 4.19 ERA, 0 SV, 7 Holds) CAREER: 14-13, 77 SV MOST IP, 2017: 1.0, last SD 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 21 appearances, allowing 15 hits in 73 at-bats (.205) while walking seven and striking out 25 after he surrendered one earned run in his first 10.1 IP (0.86) ERA, has allowed eight earned runs in his last 10 outings (9.0 IP). Struck out two in a scoreless eighth inning Tuesday night in San Diego. Surrendered a two-run homer to Yasiel Puig in Sunday s seventh inning. #46 PEDRO STROP RHP (0-2, 3.12 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.190 batting average (12-for-63) has walked 10 and struck out 20 in 22 games (17.1 IP) has put together six-straight scoreless outings (5.1 IP), including a scoreless sixth Tuesday night. May 21 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 (1-3, 3.63 ERA, 1 SV, 6 Holds) CAREER: 20-25, 94 SV MOST IP, 2017: 1.0 IP, last SD 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 20 outings has walked five and struck out 20 this season, holding opponents to a.212 batting average (14-for-66). Tagged with Wednesday s loss, allowing a run in the eighth to break a 1-1 tie. May 24, 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 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 (2x), last LA... Fewest Hits... 4 (4x), last STL 4 (2x), last 5/21 vs. MIL... Most Home Runs... 4 (2x), last LAD 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 (2x), last SD... 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: 6 games... last 5/26-current 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, 2x last (Cubs 3, Dodgers 4)... LAD 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 (3x)... last 5/26-27 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: 48,322; LAD 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 (12x), last Russell... SD Most RBI: 5, Báez... 5/18 vs. CIN Most Stolen Bases: 1 (15x), last Báez... 5/7 vs. NYY Most Walks: 3 (3x), last Zobrist... SF Most Strikeouts: 4 (3x), last Happ... LAD 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: 3.2 IP, Lackey... LAD MISCELLANEOUS INFO Come-From-Behind Wins: 14 High-Water Mark: 4 games (12-8, 16-12, 25-21) Losses after Leading: 12 Low-Water Mark: 2 games (25-27) Games Won in Last At-Bat: 4 No. of Times at.500 Mark: 9 (1-1, 2-2, 6-6, 7-7, 16-16, 17-17, 18-18, 19-19, 25-25) Walkoff Wins: 3 (4/10 vs. LAD, 4/19 vs. MIL, 5/4 vs. PHI)