1 Chicago Cubs (2-3) vs. Atlanta Braves (4-1) Information 2013 Chicago Cubs Media Relations Office April 7, 2013 Turner Field Game No. 6 Road Game No. 6 RHP Jeff Samardzija (1-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Tim Hudson (0-0, 6.23) TIME TO HIT THE ROAD: The Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves this afternoon play the series finale of their three-game set, also the final game of Chicago s six-game, two-city season opening road trip through Pittsburgh (2-1) and Atlanta (0-2) the Cubs return to Chicago for their Wrigley Field home opener tomorrow afternoon against the Milwaukee Brewers, the start of a 10-game homestand. The Cubs this afternoon take aim at a.500 road trip and a 3-3 start to the season, which would match their best start through six games since 2011 the Cubs have started better than 3-3 just once in the last seven seasons (4-2 in 2009), and started exactly 3-3 on three occasions in that span. BRINGING THEIR WORK HOME: The Cubs tomorrow afternoon begin the 100th season of baseball at Wrigley Field when they host the Milwaukee Brewers for the club s 98th Wrigley Field opener Wrigley Field opened in 1914 and played host to the Chicago Federals/Whales for two seasons before the Cubs began calling the ballpark home in The Cubs are in their previous 97 openers at the corner of Clark and Addison overall, the home team has gone in the previous 99 openers, with the Chicago Federal League team winning both of their home openers ( ). Going back to 1876, the Cubs have played 137 home/chicago openers in their National League history going thanks to Ed Hartig for his research assistance. ENCORE, ENCORE?: Jeff Samardzija makes his second start of the season after tossing 8.0 scoreless innings of two-hit ball in a 3-1, Opening Day win last Monday in Pittsburgh. Samardzija became only the second Cubs starting pitcher in the last 100 Opening Days to pitch at least eight innings while allowing two or fewer hits, joining Lon Warneke on April 17, 1934 Warneke tossed a 9.0 inning, complete-game, one-hit, 6-0 shutout in Cincinnati thanks to Ed Hartig for his research assistance. ON THE O : The Cubs last night scored five runs on 13 hits, approaching both their season total in runs through the first four games (seven) and hits through the first four games (16). Anthony Rizzo last night slugged his team-leading second home run of the season, while Nate Schierholtz upped his team-leading numbers to a.364 batting average,.727 slugging percentage,.500 on-base percentage and OPS. Through the first five games of the season (albeit a small sample size), the Cubs and their opponents have posted low batting averages the Cubs offense has posted a.180 batting average (29-for-161), second-lowest in the majors, while the Cubs pitching staff has limited opposing offenses to a.158 average (31-for-155), the fourth-lowest opponents average in the majors. IRON MAN: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro has appeared in 201-consecutive games, the longest active streak in the National League and the second-longest active streak in all of baseball he trails only Detroit s Prince Fielder and his 348 games. Castro still has a ways to go before nearing the top streaks in franchise history Billy Williams holds the club record with 1,117 consecutive games ( ), while Ernie Banks has the second-longest run with 717 consecutive games ( ). A TOUGH STRETCH: Beginning with this series in Atlanta, the Cubs kicked off a stretch of 19-straight games against teams that finished above.500 last season, including 13 games against playoff teams the Braves last season earned a wild card berth into the postseason. Following a three-game set at home against Milwaukee next Monday-Wednesday, the Cubs host the defending World Champion San Francisco Giants for four games before hosting the Texas Rangers, and in the playoffs last season, for three games. Following the upcoming homestand, the Cubs play three games in Milwaukee, April 19-21, and then travel to Cincinnati for three games against the defending N.L. Central division champs. This stretch against winning clubs from 2012 ends during a four-game set in Miami against the Marlins (69-93 in 2012), April THE ROSTER IN 2013: The 2013 Cubs have 11 new players on the Opening Day 25-man roster since the conclusion of the 2012 campaign: pitchers Scott Feldman (free agent), Kyuji Fujikawa (free agent), Edwin Jackson (free agent), Hector Rondon (Rule 5 Draft), Hisanori Takahashi (free agent) and Carlos Villanueva (free agent); catcher Dioner Navarro (free agent); infielders Alberto Gonzalez (free agent) and Brent Lillibridge (free agent); outfielders Scott Hairston (free agent) and Nate Schierholtz (free agent). Dale Sveum s coaching staff has two new members: David Bell begins his first season as the team s third base coach after managing and coaching third base in Cincinnati s farm system the previous four seasons Rob Deer begins his first season as the club s assistant hitting coach he was a teammate of Sveum s from and 1990 when the two played for the Milwaukee Brewers. Chris Bosio begins his second season as the club s pitching coach while Dave McKay begins his second as the team s first base coach Jamie Quirk is in his second year as the Cubs bench coach while James Rowson begins his first full season as the team s hitting coach Lester Strode enters his seventh season as the club s bullpen coach staff assistants Mike Borzello and Franklin Font both return for their second season. SVEUM AT THE HELM: Dale Sveum, the 52nd manager in franchise history, is in his second season as the Cubs skipper he has 10 years of major league coaching and managing experience following a 12-year major league playing career ( , ). Sveum joined the Cubs after six seasons on Milwaukee s coaching staff, including a 12-game stint as the team s interim manager to close out the 2008 campaign a season in which the club advanced to the postseason as the N.L. Wild Card. Was a member of the Boston Red Sox coaching staff (third base) for two seasons ( ), including the 2004 World Series title club also won a World Series ring with the Yankees in Hit.236 with 69 homers in 862 games for Milwaukee ( ), Philadelphia (1992), the White Sox (1992), Oakland (1993), Seattle (1994), Pittsburgh ( , 1999) and New York (1998). CUBS RECORD 2013 Overall: At Wrigley Field: On the Road: All-Time Since 1876:... 10,374-9,883 At Wrigley Field (since 1916):... 4,040-3,564 CUBS VS. BRAVES The Cubs and Braves play six games this season beginning with this three-game series in Atlanta to close out the opening week of the season after this three-game series, however, the clubs will not meet again for more than five months when Atlanta makes its lone trip to Wrigley Field for a three-game set September the Cubs went 4-3 against Atlanta last season Overall: At Wrigley Field: At Turner Field: Overall: At Wrigley Field: At Turner Field: All-Time Since 1876:... 1,221-1,026 At Wrigley Field: At Turner Field (since 1997): UPCOMING MILESTONES Milestone... Player (Number Needed) 100 Doubles... Starlin Castro (4) 200 Doubles w/cubs^... Alfonso Soriano (6) 459 Games Pitched w/cubs*... Carlos Marmol (4) 453 Relief Apps. w/cubs**... Carlos Marmol (11) 175 Home Runs w/cubs#... Alfonso Soriano (11) ^To become 30th player with 200 doubles as a Cub *To pass Lee Smith for second on all-time list **To pass Lee Smith for first on all-time list #To pass Andre Dawson for 12th on all-time list SPRING FLING The Cubs finished their Spring Training schedule with a mark the club went in its final 20 Cactus League games dating to March 10 the team batted.261 (332-for-1,271) with a.313 on-base percentage and a.450 slugging mark Cubs pitching recorded a 5.31 ERA (193 ER/327.0 IP) in their 37 spring games Dioner Navarro led the Cubs with 17 RBI and tied with Alfonso Soriano for the team lead with five home runs. RECENT HOME OPENER RESULTS Year... Opponent... Result vs. WAS... L, vs. PIT... L, vs. MIL... W, vs. COL... W, vs. MIL... L, 3-4 A FINE DEBUT Kyuji Fujikawa earned Monday s save in his major league debut for Chicago he s just the second Cub ever to earn the save in a big league debut, joining Todd Wellemeyer, who did so on May 15, 2003, against the Brewers. MOST GAMES PITCHED, RIGHTHANDERS, Matt Belisle Tyler Clippard Luke Gregerson Shawn Camp Carlos Marmol UPCOMING SERIES INFORMATION Date Opp. Time (CT) TV Radio Probable Pitchers Sun., April 12:35 p.m. CSN WGN Radio RHP Jeff Samardzija (1-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Tim Hudson (0-0, 6.23) Mon., April 8 MIL 1:20 p.m. WGN WGN Radio RHP Edwin Jackson (0-1, 3.60) vs. RHP Marco Estrada (0-0, 7.20) Tues., April 9 MIL 7:05 p.m. WGN WGN Radio LHP Travis Wood (1-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Wily Peralta (0-1, 6.75) Wed., April 10 MIL 7:05 p.m. CSN+ WGN Radio RHP Scott Feldman (0-1, 7.71) vs. RHP Kyle Lohse (0-0, 1.50)
2 APRIL 7, 2013 PAGE 2 Today s Cubs Starter #29 RHP Jeff Samardzija (1-0, 0.00) PROFESSIONAL CAREER W-L ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB SO 2012 CUBS CUBS MAJOR LEAGUE TOTALS About Samardzija Jeff transitioned to a full-time starting pitcher for Chicago in 2012 after working primarily out of the bullpen in all or part of his first four major league seasons from is with a save, a complete game and a 4.01 ERA (157 ER/352.1 IP) in 157 career games, including 34 starts. Since 2011, is with a 3.42 ERA (103 ER/270.2 IP) in 104 games (29 starts). Has averaged 9.2 strikeouts per 9.0 innings pitched in that stretch, punching out 276 batters in innings. Selected by Chicago in the fifth round of the 2006 draft signed a five-year major league deal, January 19, Team declined 2012 major league option and re-signed him to a deal for Attended the University of Notre Dame where he was first team All-Big East in baseball and first team All-American for football. Was projected by Baseball America as the 20th-best overall prospect (including high school players) heading into the baseball draft but fell to the fifth round due to his dual commitments to baseball and football. An accomplished player on the gridiron, Jeff finished his Notre Dame football career with a school-record 179 receptions, 2,593 receiving yards and 27 receiving touchdowns in 2006, he was named first team All-America by the Football Writers Association of America. Last Time Out Earned the win in the Cubs season opener April 1 at Pittsburgh allowed just two hits in 8.0-scoreless innings, while striking out nine and walking one in the Cubs 3-1 victory over the Pirates Season In his first full season in the starting rotation for Chicago, Jeff went 9-13 with a 3.81 ERA (74 ER/174.2 IP) in a team-leading 28 starts... made his final start, September 8, and was shut down after reaching innings pitched, five more than he worked in his first four major league seasons, combined... also led the team with 180 strikeouts. Tied for the team lead with nine victories (with Paul Maholm). Averaged 9.3 strikeouts per 9.0 innings pitched. Chicago went in his 28 starts. Led the team with 17 quality starts. Was 4-4 with a 3.22 ERA (28 ER/78.1 IP) in 12 home starts... was 5-9 with a 4.30 ERA (46 ER/96.1 IP) in 16 road outings. Posted a 2.49 ERA (20 ER/72.1 IP) and a.197 opponent batting average in 11 starts against the N.L. Central... went 5-3 in those games. His 2.58 ERA (21 ER/73.1 IP) in 11 starts following the All-Star break was over two runs lower than his 4.71 ERA (53 ER/101.1 IP) in 17 starts in the first half. Recorded a 2.58 ERA (25 ER/87.1 IP) in his final 13 starts from July 2-September 8... that followed a stretch in which he had a ERA (25 ER/18.1 IP) in four starts, June Walked two or fewer batters in 21 of his 28 starts, including four no-walk outings. Received two or fewer runs of support while he was in the game in 10 of his final 12 starts. Recorded a 1.91 ERA (7 ER/33.0 IP) in five July starts. Threw at least 100 pitches in 13 of his 28 starts. Earned the victory, April 13 in St. Louis, to stretch his career-best winning streak to five games dating to August 4, Tossed his first-career complete game in his final start of the season, a 4-3 victory in Pittsburgh, September 8... walked one and struck out nine while throwing a career-high 120 pitches. Batted eighth in the lineup. Batted.100 (5-for-50) with three RBI and seven sac bunts at the dish... appeared as a pinch-hitter, May 6 vs. the Dodgers, and was hit by a pitch. vs. Atlanta Career: 2-0 with a 2.66 ERA (6 ER/20.1 IP) in eight appearances (two starts) 2012: 2-0 with a 1.29 ERA (2 ER/14.0 IP) in two starts DATE SITE RESULT IP H R ER BB SO 5/7/12 Wrigley Field W, /2/12 Turner Field W, vs. Braves Batters (AVG-AB-H-HR-RBI): Freddie Freeman ( ) Jason Heyward ( ) Chris Johnson ( ) Gerald Laird ( ) Andrelton Simmons ( ) Dan Uggla ( ) Justin Upton ( ) Game-by-Game in 2013 DATE OPP RESULT IP H R ER BB SO PC LEFT CACTUS LEAGUE OUTINGS 1. 2/24 SF W, /1 ARI ND, 2-6 L ND, 7-5 W W, ND, 7-4 W /26 CIN L, REGULAR SEASON OUTINGS 1. W, Samardzija s Last Victory: Pittsburgh (3-1) starts since last win: 0 Complete Game: Pittsburgh (4-3) Shutout: N/A Career Bests Low-Hit Complete Game: 4, Pittsburgh Most Strikeouts: 11 (twice), Atlanta and 8/13/12 vs. Houston Longest Winning Streak: 5, 8/4/11-4/13/12 Starter Stats In his 34 Major League starts, Samardzija has: Worked at least 6.0 innings 19 times worked at least 7.0 innings 15 times worked at least 8.0 innings four times and has one complete game. Issued two or fewer walks 24 times, including five no-walk outings. At the Plate AVG AB H 2B 3B HR RBI SH M.L. TOTALS Last Hit: Arizona (infield single off Brad Ziegler) number of at-bats since then 26 Home Runs: 1 Milwaukee (Chris Narveson) MONDAY S CUBS STARTER RHP EDWIN JACKSON (0-1, 3.60) Edwin gets the nod in the Cubs home opener against the Milwaukee Brewers tomorrow will be making his second start of the season, fourth-career start at Wrigley Field and first as a member of the Cubs. Last Time Out: Allowed two runs on three hits in 5.0 innings in his first start of the season April 3 at Pittsburgh suffered the loss in a 3-0 setback, walking one and fanning five. Career vs. Milwaukee: Is 3-2 with a 3.06 ERA (16 ER/47.0 IP) in seven-career starts made two starts in 2012 against the Brewers, going 1-0 with a 0.60 ERA (1 ER/15.0 IP) struck out 10 batters while walking only one. Season Notes: Finished Spring Training with a 1-2 record and a 5.25 ERA (14 ER/24.0 IP) in six starts walked six and struck out 17.
3 APRIL 7, 2013 PAGE 3 Cubs At The Plate CUBS HOMERS Total: 5 Solo: 2 2-run: 3 3-run: 0 Grand Slams: 0 INFIELD HITS: 1 OPPS HOMERS Total: 4 Solo: 4 2-run: 0 3-run: 0 Grand Slams: 0 BUNT HITS: 0 RUNS SCORED BY CUBS AFTER 2 OUT: 4 #53 C Welington Castillo (.357, 0 HR, 2 RBI) Current Streak: 2 Games (3-8) Road Trip:.357 (5-14), 2 RBI, 2 2B, HBP Multi-Hit Games Last Homer: Career Multi-RBI Games /20/12 vs. CIN (Logan Ondrusek) Bases Loaded AVG AB H HR RBI GWRBI: 0 SLG/OBP:.500/.400 Career Homers: GARBI: 0 Infield Hits: 0 Multi-Homer Games: N/A Career Out RBI: 1 Bunt Hits: Season: Made his first career Opening Day start on Monday, going 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI went 1-for-3 Friday and 2-for-4 with an RBI last night in Atlanta. During the spring: In 22 games, hit.204 (10-for-49) with nine runs, a double, a triple, two homers and eight RBI drew seven walks Season: Appeared in 52 games, hitting.265 (45-for-170) with 11 doubles, five home runs and 22 RBI entering his ninth professional season, has played parts of the last three seasons in the majors. Hit.476 (20-for-42) with a OPS against left-handed pitching had a.195 batting average (25-for-128) against righties. Began the year with Triple-A Iowa, recording a.260 batting average (38-for-146) with six doubles, six home runs and 22 RBI in 44 games. Career: Entering 2013, played in 63 career big league games with the Cubs, and batted.261 (53-for-203) with 15 doubles, six home runs and 27 RBI. Selected as the organization s sixth-best prospect heading into 2012 by Baseball America... played in the 2008 All-Star Futures game. #13 INF Starlin Castro (.190, 0 HR, 1 RBI) Current Streak: One Game (1-5) Road Trip:.190 (4-21), RBI, 2 R, SB Multi-Hit Games Last Homer: Career Multi-RBI Games COL (Jorge De La Rosa) Bases Loaded AVG AB H HR RBI GWRBI: 1 SLG/OBP:.190/.190 Career Homers: GARBI: 1 Infield Hits: 1 Multi-Homer Games: N/A Career Out RBI: 1 Bunt Hits: Season: Went 2-for-4 with a run scored and stolen base Monday on Opening Day Pittsburgh went 1-for-4 with an RBI Thursday against the Pirates. During the spring: Batted.381 (16-for-42) in 15 spring games while posting a.913 OPS missed time with an injured left hamstring hit safely in his first 11 Cactus League games Season: In his second full major league season, he became the first player in franchise history to play at shortstop in all 162 games named to the N.L. All-Star Team for the second-consecutive season batted.283 (183-for-646) with 29 doubles, 12 triples, 14 homers and 78 RBI. Became first Cub since Sammy Sosa in 1995 to record at least 75 RBI and 25 stolen bases in the same season. Only player in the majors with 10 homers, 10 triples, 25 stolen base and 75 RBI, and first in the National League since Jimmy Rollins in Career: His 529 hits in his first three big league seasons ( ) are a modern day franchise record, surpassing Glenn Beckert s 502 hits in signed a seven-year contract with a club option for an eighth season in August of Enters 2013 with a career.297 batting average (529-for-1,783) with 96 doubles, 26 triples, 27 home runs and 185 RBI in 445 major league games. #51 C Steve Clevenger (.000, 0 HR, 0 RBI) Hitless Last 2 Games (0-1) Road Trip:.000 (0-1), BB Multi-Hit Games Last Homer: Career Multi-RBI Games /29/12 vs. HOU (Bud Norris) Bases Loaded AVG AB H HR RBI GWRBI: 0 SLG/OBP:.000/.500 Career Homers: GARBI: 0 Infield Hits: 0 Multi-Homer Games: N/A Career Out RBI: 0 Bunt Hits: Season: Is a member of his second-consecutive Opening Day roster made his season debut Thursday in Pittsburgh, grounding out in a pinch-hit appearance in the eighth inning walked in a pinch-hit appearance last night in Atlanta. During the spring: Led the club with 29 games played, and hit.370 (20-for-54) with six doubles and seven RBI posted a.386 on-base percentage appeared at catcher, first base and third base Season: In his first full major league season, Steve batted.201 (40-for-199) with 12 doubles, one home run and 16 RBI in 69 games. Prior to injuring his right oblique in April, he hit.500 (11-for-22) with four runs, five doubles and two RBI s in 10 games hit.164 (29-for-177) with 12 runs, seven doubles, one home run and 14 RBI after returning from the D.L. Batted.297 (27-for-91) with nine doubles and one home run at home, compared to.120 average (13-for-108) with three doubles and eight RBI on the road. Posted a.224 batting average (38-for-170) against right-handers had only two hits in 29 at-bats against lefties (.069). Career: Is in his eighth year in the Cubs organization since being drafted in the seventh round of the 2006 draft made his major league debut in 2011 with the Cubs. Enters 2013 with a career.202 batting average (41-for-203) with 13 doubles, one home run and 16 RBI in 71 big league games. #9 OF David DeJesus (.067, 0 HR, 0 RBI) Current Streak: One Game (1-5) Road Trip:.067 (1-15), 2B, R, BB Multi-Hit Games Last Homer: Career Multi-RBI Games ARI (Takashi Saito) Bases Loaded AVG AB H HR RBI GWRBI: 0 SLG/OBP:.133/.125 Career Homers: GARBI: 0 Infield Hits: 0 Multi-Homer Games: 4, last 8/15/12 vs. HOU Career Out RBI: 0 Bunt Hits: Season: Has appeared in all five games this season, making three starts in center field collected his first hit last night, a double to lead off the game in Atlanta. During the spring: Led the team with a.383 batting average (23-for-60) and posted a.991 OPS (.567 slugging mark and a.424 on-base percentage)... hit a lead-off home run, March 16 vs. the Royals Season: In his first season with the Cubs, David batted.263 (133-for-506) with 28 doubles, eight triples, nine home runs and 50 RBI in 148 games, splitting time between all three outfield positions. His.358 on-base percentage in 116 games from the lead-off position ranked third in the National League among lead-off hitters (minimum 200 plate appearances). Hit.289 (119-for-412) against right-handed pitchers compared to a.149 average (14-for-94) against southpaws. Saw the seventh most pitches per plate appearance (4.07) in the N.L. drew 61 walks, his most since a walking a career-high 64 with Kansas City in Career: Entering 2013, owns a.281 career batting average (1,210-for-4,303) with 235 doubles, 58 triples, 80 home runs and 486 RBI in 1,155 games spent parts of eight seasons with the Royals and Athletics before signing as a free agent with the Cubs in November of Entering this season, played 577 games in center field, 318 in right field and 292 in left field with a.992 fielding percentage (22 E/2,631 TC).
4 APRIL 7, 2013 PAGE 4 #6 INF Alberto Gonzalez (.250, 0 HR, 0 RBI) Current Streak: 3 Games (3-11) Road Trip:.250 (3-12), 2B Multi-Hit Games Last Homer: Career Multi-RBI Games /25/11 vs. ATL (Jair Jurrjens) Bases Loaded AVG AB H HR RBI GWRBI: 0 SLG/OBP:.333/.250 Career Homers: GARBI: 0 Infield Hits: 0 Multi-Homer Games: N/A Career Out RBI: 0 Bunt Hits: Season: Went 0-for-1 with a strikeout on Opening Day after replacing Brent Lillibridge at second base in the eighth inning made his first Cubs start on Wednesday (second base) and has appeared in all five games thus far went 1-for-3 with a double as the starting second baseman Friday in Atlanta. During the spring: In his first spring camp with the Cubs, batted.267 (12-for-45) with five runs, four doubles, one home run and five RBI in 24 games. Spent time at second base (13 games), third base (five games) and shortstop (eight games) recorded a.956 fielding percentage (3 E/68 TC) Season: Made Texas Opening Day roster and hit.241 (13-for-54) with two doubles, a triple and four RBI in 24 games. Played in 14 games for Triple-A Round Rock after being designated for assignment August 10 compiled a.314 batting average (16-for-51) with two doubles, two homers and six RBI. Batted.301 (22-for-73) in 21 games for Margarita in the Venezuelan Winter League. Career: Begins his first season with Chicago after signing a minor league deal last November has seen major league action with the Yankees ( ), Washington ( ), San Diego (2011) and Texas (2012). #21 OF Scott Hairston (.167, 1 HR, 1 RBI) Current Streak: One Game (1-3) Road Trip:.167 (1-6), HR, RBI, R Multi-Hit Games Last Homer: Career Multi-RBI Games ATL (Mike Minor) Bases Loaded AVG AB H HR RBI GWRBI: 0 SLG/OBP:.667/.167 Career Homers: GARBI: 0 Infield Hits: 0 Multi-Homer Games: 6, SF Career Out RBI: 0 Bunt Hits: Season: Slugged his first home run with the Cubs Friday night, a solo shot in the fifth inning off Atlanta s Mike Minor made his first Cubs start on Wednesday in Pittsburgh, going 0-for-3 as the club s right fielder. During the spring: Played in 22 games, scoring seven runs with one double, three homers and four RBI saw time at all three outfield spots Season: Joins the Cubs after spending the last two seasons with the Mets hit.263 (99-for-377) with 25 doubles, three triples, 20 home runs and 57 RBI in 134 games. Hit the 10th cycle in Mets franchise history, April 27 at Colorado singled in the second inning, homered in the fourth, tripled in the fifth and doubled in the sixth. Set career highs in doubles, home runs, and games played Tied his career-high with four hits twice, April 27 at Colorado and October 2 at Miami. One of only eight N.L. outfielders with a.500 slugging percentage, 20 home runs, and 25 doubles last season. Career: Owns a.247 batting average (543-for-2,197) with 276 runs, 124 doubles, 17 triples, 95 home runs and 279 RBI in 777 big league games entering 2013 has played for Arizona ( ), San Diego ( , 2010), Oakland (2009), and the Mets ( ) in his nine-year major league career. Is the fifth member of his family to play Major League Baseball the Hairston family joins the Boones, Bells and Colemans as MLB s only third-generation family. #20 INF Brent Lillibridge (.000, 0 HR, 0 RBI) Hitless Last 4 Games (0-11) Road Trip:.000 (0-11) Multi-Hit Games Last Homer: Career Multi-RBI Games OAK (Jerry Blevins) Bases Loaded AVG AB H HR RBI GWRBI: 0 SLG/OBP:.000/.000 Career Homers: GARBI: 0 Infield Hits: 0 Multi-Homer Games: N/A Career Out RBI: 0 Bunt Hits: Season: Made his first career Opening Day start Monday in Pittsburgh (at second base) went 0-for-3 started the first four games (two at second base, two at third). During the spring: Saw time at first base, second base, third base, shortstop and center field played in 19 games and had five-straight multi-hit games from March Season: Brent combined to hit.195 (37-for-190) with three home runs and 10 RBI in 102 games between the White Sox, Red Sox and Indians. Began the season with the White Sox, and batted.175 (11-for-63) with a double and two RBI in 49 games before he was traded to Boston with pitcher Zach Stewart for Kevin Youkilis, June 24. Appeared in just 10 games with Boston, hitting.125 (2-for-16) before he was traded to Cleveland for pitcher Jose De La Torre, July 24 Career: Begins his first season with the Cubs after signing as a minor league free agent January 29, 2013 enters the season with a.213 batting average (138-for-649) with 24 doubles, four triples, 19 home runs and 66 RBI in 338 major league games. #30 C Dioner Navarro (.167, 0 HR, 0 RBI) Current Streak: One Game (1-1) Road Trip:.167 (1-6) Multi-Hit Games Last Homer: Career Multi-RBI Games ARI (Patrick Corbin) Bases Loaded AVG AB H HR RBI GWRBI: 0 SLG/OBP:.167/.167 Career Homers: GARBI: 0 Infield Hits: 0 Multi-Homer Games: N/A Career Out RBI: 0 Bunt Hits: Season: Recorded a pinch-hit single Friday in Atlanta made his first Cubs start Thursday in Pittsburgh made his Cubs debut the night before as a pinch-hitter. During the spring: Led the club with 17 RBI and his five homers tied for the team lead with Alfonso Soriano posted a.904 OPS Season: Split the campaign between the Cincinnati Reds and their Triple-A affiliate the Louisville Bats posted a.290 batting average (20-for-69) with three doubles, a triple, two homers, 12 RBI and a.755 OPS in 24 games with Cincinnati. In his last 19 big league games of the season, hit.322 (19-for-59) with three doubles, a triple, a homer and nine RBI. Made two appearances in the N.L. Division Series vs. San Francisco, including a start behind the plate in Game Four batted.250 (1-for-4) with a walk. Batted.319 (66-for-207) with 12 doubles, five home runs and 32 RBI in 62 games with Louisville earned International League mid-season All-Star honors. Career: Begins his first season with the Cubs after spending all of part of the last nine campaigns with the Yankees (2004), Dodgers ( , 2011), Tampa Bay ( ) and Cincinnati (2012) owns a.245 batting average (493-for-2,011) with 93 doubles, 41 home runs and 209 RBI in 626 big league games entering #44 INF Anthony Rizzo (.176, 2 HR, 4 RBI) Current Streak: One Game (2-5) Road Trip:.176 (3-17), 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R, 2 BB, HBP, SB Multi-Hit Games Last Homer: Career Multi-RBI Games ATL (Julio Teheran) Bases Loaded AVG AB H HR RBI GWRBI: 1 SLG/OBP:.529/.300 Career Homers: GARBI: 1 Infield Hits: 0 Multi-Homer Games: 1, 9/16/12 vs. PIT Career Out RBI: 0 Bunt Hits: Season: Belted a two-run homer on the first pitch he saw of the season Opening Day Monday in Pittsburgh became the first Cub to homer on Opening Day since Marlon Byrd and Aramis Ramirez did so in 2010 in Atlanta Thursday drew a walk and stole second base in advance of Nate Schierholtz s two-run home run in the ninth last night recorded his first multi-hit game of the year (2-for-5), including his second two-run blast of the season (both home runs came on the first pitch). During the spring: Played for Team Italy in the World Baseball Classic, helping the club advance to the second round in 18 games with the Cubs, hit.229 (11-for-48) Season: Anthony began the season at Triple-A Iowa before making his Cubs debut in June batted.285 (96-for-337) with 15 doubles, 15 home runs and 48 RBI in 87 games at the big league level. Named the N.L. Rookie of the Month for July after hitting.330 (32-for-97) with seven home runs and 17 RBI. First player ever to have three game-winning RBI in his first five games with Chicago... had four game-winning RBI in his first 10 games. Batted.342 (88-for-257) with 48 runs, 18 doubles, two triples, 23 homers, 62 RBI and 179 total bases in 70 games with Iowa. Career: Entering 2013, posted a.245 batting average (114-for-465) with 23 doubles, one triple, 16 home runs and 57 RBI in 136 big league games between San Diego in 2011 and Chicago last season. Acquired by the Cubs from San Diego in a four-player deal in January of 2012 originally selected by the Boston Red Sox in the sixth round of the 2007 draft.
5 APRIL 7, 2013 PAGE 5 #17 OF Dave Sappelt (.000, 0 HR, 0 RBI) Hitless Last 2 Games (0-6) Road Trip:.000 (0-6) Multi-Hit Games Last Homer: Career Multi-RBI Games ARI (Ian Kennedy) Bases Loaded AVG AB H HR RBI GWRBI: 0 SLG/OBP:.000/.000 Career Homers: GARBI: 0 Infield Hits: 0 Multi-Homer Games: N/A Career Out RBI: 0 Bunt Hits: Season: Saw his first action of the season Wednesday night in Pittsburgh, going 0-for-3 as the starting center fielder. During the spring: Played in 24 games with one double, three homers and nine RBI scored nine runs Season: In his first year with the Cubs, Dave spent most of the season with Triple-A Iowa prior to his recall to Chicago, September 1 hit.266 (133-for-500) with 26 doubles, four triples, seven homers and 54 RBI in 133 games for Iowa. Appeared in 26 games for the Cubs, hitting.275 with six doubles, two homers and eight RBI had a.351 on-base percentage. Batted.440 (11-for-25) off southpaws at the big league level played 20 games in right field (16 starts) and four games in left field. Career: Enters 2013 with 64 major league games under his belt between the Reds (2011) and Cubs (2012) acquired by Chicago in a four-player deal in December of #19 OF Nate Schierholtz (.364, 1 HR, 3 RBI) Current Streak: 2 Games (3-8) Road Trip:.364 (4-11), HR, 2B, 3 RBI, 3 R, 2 BB, HBP, SB Multi-Hit Games Last Homer: Career Multi-RBI Games PIT (Jared Hughes) Bases Loaded AVG AB H HR RBI GWRBI: 0 SLG/OBP:.727/.500 Career Homers: GARBI: 1 Infield Hits: 0 Multi-Homer Games: 3, last PHI Career Out RBI: 2 Bunt Hits: Season: Last night went 2-for-5 with a double, RBI and run scored was his second multi-hit game Thursday clubbed his first home run as a Cub, a two-run shot in the ninth inning that upped Chicago s lead to 3-0 in an eventual 3-2 win in Pittsburgh made his first career Opening Day start, manning right field Monday in Pittsburgh reached base four times thanks to a single, walk, hit by pitch and an error. During the spring: In 25 games, hit.275 (19-for-69) with five doubles, two triples, two homers and 10 RBI scored 12 runs and posted a.338 on-base percentage Season: Nate began his sixth season with the San Francisco Giants before he was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies in a four-player deal involving Hunter Pence, July 31, Combined to hit.257 (62-for-241) with eight doubles, five triples, six home runs and 21 RBI in 114 games between the Giants and Phillies. Boasted a.287 batting average (51-for-178) vs. right-handed hurlers all six of his home runs were off righties. Career: Nate begins his first season with the Cubs after signing as a free agent in December of 2012 a member of San Francisco s World Series title clubs in 2010 and 2012, he owns a.270 batting average (344-for-1,275) with 75 doubles, 15 triples, 24 home runs and 123 RBI in 540 major league games entering Was a second round selection by the Giants in the 2003 Draft attended Chabot Junior College (Hayward, Calif.) after graduating from San Ramon Valley High School (Danville, Calif.). #12 OF Alfonso Soriano (.158, 0 HR, 0 RBI) Current Streak: 2 Games (2-7) Road Trip:.158 (3-19), BB Multi-Hit Games Last Homer: Career Multi-RBI Games ARI (Trevor Cahill) Bases Loaded AVG AB H HR RBI GWRBI: 0 SLG/OBP:.158/.200 Career Homers: GARBI: 0 Infield Hits: 0 Multi-Homer Games: 30, last 7/13/12 vs. ARI Career Out RBI: 0 Bunt Hits: Season: Has been the club s starting left fielder in all five games thus far has a hit in each of his last two games. During the spring: Tied for the team lead with five home runs (with Dioner Navarro) drove in 14 runs and posted a.525 slugging mark played in 22 games Season: Recorded his sixth career 30-home run campaign, batting.262 (147-for-561) with 32 home runs and a career-high 108 RBI in 151 games became one of just 10 players with at least four 25-home run campaigns for Chicago. Hit all 32 of his home runs in his final 121 games, beginning May 15, following no homers in his first 30 games to begin the campaign. July 13 vs. Arizona, went 4-for-4 with two home runs, two doubles and five RBI... since RBI became an official stat in 1920, became just the fourth Cub to have at least four extra-base hits and five RBI in the same game (thanks to Elias). Recorded his 1,000th career RBI, August 18 in Cincinnati, in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. Played in 151 games, his most since playing a career-high 159 contests in 2006 with Washington... made 145 starts in left field. Career: Is a seven-time All-Star who is just one of three players to record 11-straight 20-homer seasons including 2012, joining Albert Pujols and David Ortiz reached the 200-home run and 200-stolen base career mark in just 929 major league contests, the quickest of any player in league history. Has been a full-time outfielder since 2006 his 84 outfield assists from rank second-most in the majors, behind Jeff Francoeur (103). #24 INF Luis Valbuena (.154, 1 HR, 1 RBI) Current Streak: One Game (2-4) Road Trip:.154 (2-13), HR, RBI, R, BB Multi-Hit Games Last Homer: Career Multi-RBI Games ATL (Julio Teheran) Bases Loaded AVG AB H HR RBI GWRBI: 0 SLG/OBP:.385/.214 Career Homers: GARBI: 1 Infield Hits: 0 Multi-Homer Games: 1, Cubs Career Out RBI: 0 Bunt Hits: Season: Last night hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot in the fourth inning that snapped a 1-1 tie in Atlanta has made the start at third base in three of the first five games, including his first-career Opening Day start Monday in Pittsburgh. During the spring: Played in 25 games, seeing time at second base, third base and shortstop had three doubles, a triple, a home run and four RBI scored 11 runs Season: Luis begins his second campaign with the Cubs after being claimed off waivers from Toronto, April 4, 2012 spent the majority of the season with the Cubs, hitting.219 (58-for-265) with 20 doubles, four homers and 28 RBI in 90 games. Began the season on Chicago s Opening Day roster before being optioned to Triple-A Iowa, April 7 batted.303 (64-for-211) with 17 doubles, eight home runs and 31 RBI in 58 games with Iowa. Batted.225 (47-for-209) against right-handed pitchers and posted a.196 average (11-for-56) against lefties. Hit.306 (19-for-62) in 24 August contests... walked 14 times compared to 11 strikeouts, contributing to a.434 on-base percentage. Career: Enters 2013 with a.224 batting average (224-for-1,000) with Seattle (2008), Cleveland ( ) and the Cubs (2012) scored 110 runs with 62 doubles, 17 home runs and 85 RBI in that span. Originally signed by Seattle as a non-drafted free agent, August 29, 2002.
6 Cubs Bullpen APRIL 7, 2013 PAGE 6 RELIEVERS COMBINED STATS W-L ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO 1st Batters Faced/Retired: 16/11 (68.8%) Starters Inherited Runners/Scored: 9/0 (0.0%) Relievers Saves/Opp: 2/3 (67.7%) Holds: 5 Totals #28 RHP Michael Bowden (0-0, 2.70 ERA, 0 SV) Major League Record: 2-2, 0 saves 1st Batter: 2/1 IR/IRS: 2/0 Saves/Opps: 0/0 Holds: 0 Last Victory: 10/04/09 vs. CLE (12-7) w/ BOS Last Save: None Longest 2013 Relief Outing: 2.1 IP, ATL Appearances: ATL PIT HOU Season: Retired all seven batters faced in 2.1 perfect innings Friday in Atlanta. Spring Training: Posted no record with a 2.77 ERA in 10 games tossed 13.0 innings, walking just two and striking out seven Season: Posted a 2.95 ERA (13 ER/39.2 IP) with no record in 32 games with the Red Sox and Cubs pitched in 30 games with Cubs, giving up 12 ER in 36.2 IP (2.95 ERA). Gave up only four runs in 27.0 IP (1.33 ERA) following the All-Star break had a 6.39 ERA (9 ER/12.2 IP) before the break. Career: Joined the Cubs via trade in April of 2012 after spending parts of five major league seasons with Boston. Spent eight seasons in the minor leagues, going with a 3.17 ERA (255 ER/723.0 IP) in 201 games (119 starts). #54 RHP Shawn Camp (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0 SV) Major League Record: 28-32, 12 saves 1st Batter: 2/2 IR/IRS: 0/0 Saves/Opps: 0/0 Holds: 1 Last Victory: 8/09/12 vs. CIN (5-3) Last Save: 8/26/12 vs. COL (5-0) Longest 2013 Relief Outing: 0.2 IP, PIT Appearances: PIT-H PIT HOU Season: Recorded two scoreless appearances in Pittsburgh this week, including his first hold of the year Thursday. Spring Training: Was 1-0 with a save and a 0.96 ERA (1 ER/9.1 IP) in 10 relief appearances struck out 12 and walked just two Season: Pitched in a career-high 80 games in his first year with Chicago, going 3-6 with two saves and a 3.59 ERA (31 ER/77.2 IP) tied for the M.L. lead in appearances. Went 2-3 with a 1.95 ERA (7 ER/32.1 IP) on the road, compared to 1-3 with a 4.76 ERA (24 ER/45.1 IP) at Wrigley. Recorded 54 strikeouts to 21 walks in 77.2 IP ranked fifth among National League relievers in innings pitched. Career: In his 10th major league season and second in Chicago has appeared in 513 career major league games with Kansas City ( ), Tampa Bay ( ), Toronto ( ), and Chicago (2012). #11 RHP Kyuji Fujikawa (0-0, ERA, 1 SV) Major League Record: 0-0, 1 save 1st Batter: 3/2 IR/IRS: 2/0 Saves/Opps: 1/1 Holds: 1 Last Victory: None Last Save: PIT (3-1) Longest 2013 Relief Outing: 1.0 IP (2x), last: ATL Appearances: ATL PIT H PIT SV Season: Picked up the save in his major league debut Monday in Pittsburgh (0.1 IP) is the second Cub in franchise history to earn the save in his big league debut (also Todd Wellemeyer, May 15, 2003 against Milwaukee) earned his first major league hold with a scoreless eighth inning Thursday in Pittsburgh allowed three runs last night in Atlanta. Spring Training: Recorded one save and a 2.35 ERA (2 ER/7.2 IP) in eight games struck out 10 and walked four. In Japan: Spent 12 seasons with the Hanshin Tigers of Japan s Central League signed a two-year contract with Cubs in December of Career: Pitched 12 seasons with the Hanshin Tigers, going with 219 saves and a 1.77 ERA (136 ER/692.1 IP) in 562 appearances, all but 14 as a relief pitcher. Led the Japanese League in saves twice with 46 in 2007 and 41 in #49 RHP Carlos Marmol (0-1, ERA, 1 SV) Major League Record: 21-29, 116 saves 1st Batter: 1/3 IR/IRS: 0/0 Saves/Opps: 1/2 Holds: 1 Last Victory: 10/3/12 vs. HOU (5-4) Last Save: PIT (3-2) Longest 2013 Relief Outing: 1.0 IP, PIT Appearances: ATL BS PIT SV PIT H Season: Last night recorded his first blown save, allowing a solo homer to each Upton Brother in Atlanta s 6-5, walk-off win collected his first save of the year Thursday in Pittsburgh started the ninth inning with a save situation Monday in Pittsburgh, but departed after four batters faced while recording one out credited with a hold. Spring Training: Finished 1-1 with a 6.97 ERA (8 ER/10.1 IP) in 12 games did not allow a home run, walked nine and struck out five Season: Recorded 20 saves in 23 opportunities for Chicago, posting a 3-3 mark with a 3.42 ERA (21 ER/55.1 IP) in 61 relief appearances. Had a 1.52 ERA (5 ER/29.2 IP) after the All-Star break compared to a 5.61 ERA (16 ER/25.2 IP) in the first half converted a career-best 19-straight save opportunities from May 2-September 14. Career: In his 14th year in the organization, Carlos ranks third all-time in career saves for the Cubs with 116 named to the 2008 N.L. All-Star Team. His 614 strikeouts and.169 opponent batting average since the start of the 2007 campaign leads all major league relievers. With 38 saves in 2010 and 34 in 2011, joins Lee Smith as the only two Cubs closers to record consecutive 30-save seasons. #56 RHP Hector Rondon (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0 SV) Major League Record: 0-0, 0 saves 1st Batter: 2/1 IR/IRS: 0/0 Saves/Opps: 0/0 Holds: 0 Last Victory: None Last Save: None Longest 2013 Relief Outing: 1.0 IP (two times), last ATL Appearances: ATL PIT Season: Made his major league debut Wednesday in Pittsburgh, tossing a scoreless sixth inning in relief of Edwin Jackson walked two (one intentional) and struck out two followed with a scoreless inning Friday night in Atlanta has four strikeouts in 2.0 innings. Spring Training: Was 2-0 with a save and a 1.80 ERA (2 ER/10.0 IP) in 11 relief appearances walked two and struck out nine Season: Hector made his major league debut this season after spending the first eight campaigns of his professional career in the Cleveland Indians system was selected by Chicago in the major league portion of the 2012 Rule 5 Draft. Missed most of last season with a right elbow strain had no record with a 1.29 ERA (1 ER/7.0 IP) in four games (two starts) between Double-A Akron and the Indians Rookie League team in August. Pitched in 23 games for Leones de Caracas in the Venezuela Winter League, going 2-1 with a 4.29 ERA (10 ER/21.0 IP). Career: Begins his first season with the Cubs and ninth overall in professional baseball after originally signing with the Indians as a non-drafted free agent on August 3, Is with a 3.88 ERA (253 ER/587.0 IP) in 120 minor league games, all but seven as a starter has struck out 526 while walking 121. Underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, August 25, #40 LHP James Russell (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0 SV) Major League Record: 9-8, 2 saves 1st Batter: 3/3 IR/IRS: 4/0 Saves/Opps: 0/0 Holds: 2 Last Victory: PIT (4-2) Last Save: ATL (4-1) Longest 2013 Relief Outing: 0.2 IP, PIT Appearances: ATL PIT H PIT H Season: Recorded two scoreless outings this week in Pittsburgh, collecting a pair of holds including one last night during a scoreless outing in Atlanta, has stranded all four inherited runners this season. Spring Training: Went 1-0 with a 2.79 ERA (3ER/9.2 IP) in nine relief appearances walked three and struck out six Season: Made 77 appearances in his third season with the Cubs pitched to a 3.25 ERA (25 ER/69.1 IP) with 55 strikeouts and two saves. Went 6-1 with a 1.99 ERA (9 ER/40.2 IP) in 44 home appearances, compared to a 1-0 record with a 5.02 ERA (16 ER/28.2 IP) away from Wrigley. Earned his first career save on May 29 in a 5-3 victory vs. San Diego (0.2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER). Recorded a 2.38 ERA (11 ER/41.2 IP) in 43 games prior to the All-Star break had a 4.55 ERA (14 ER/27.2 IP) in 34 games in the second half. Career: Enters his fourth season with the Cubs and seventh in the organization after being drafted in the 14th round of the 2007 draft. Is 9-3 with two saves and a 3.41 ERA (64 ER/169.0 IP) in 196 major league relief outings made five starts in 2011, going 0-5 with a 9.33 ERA (19 ER/18.1 IP). Has lowered his ERA in each of his first three big league seasons tied for secondmost appearances among National League lefties in 2012 (77 games). #47 LHP Hisanori Takahashi (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0 SV) Major League Record: 14-12, 10 saves 1st Batter: 1/1 IR/IRS: 0/0 Saves/Opps: 0/0 Holds: 0 Last Victory: OAK (6-3) Last Save: TEX (8-4) Longest 2013 Relief Outing: 0.1 IP, PIT Appearances: PIT /28 vs. SEA /26 vs. CIN Spring Training: A non-roster invitee to spring training, was 1-2 with a 4.42 ERA (9 ER/18.1 IP) in nine games (two starts) allowed four home runs, walked four and struck out Season: In his third big league season, Hisanori went 0-3 with a 5.54 ERA (31 ER/50.1 IP) in 51 relief appearances between the Angels and Pirates... walked 14 compared to 52 strikeouts. Began the campaign with the Angels, and was 0-3 with a 4.93 ERA (23 ER/42.0 IP) in 42 games before he was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake, August 19. With Pittsburgh, posted an 8.64 ERA (8 ER/8.1 IP) in nine relief appearances. Struck out a season-high three batters four times, most recently September 3 at Houston. Career: The Cubs will mark Hisanori s fourth major league team in his fourth career season spent the last three years with the Mets (2010), Angels ( ) and Pirates (2012). Is with 10 saves and a 3.96 ERA (106 ER/240.2 IP) in 166 major league games, including 12 starts. Went with 21 complete games, eight shutouts, 15 saves and a 3.70 ERA (530 ER/1,289.0 IP) in 245 games (202 starts) in the Japan League... struck out 1,032 batters compared to 359 walks.
7 Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves 2013 CAREER AVG AB H HR RBI BATTERS AVG AB H HR RBI Welington Castillo Starlin Castro Steve Clevenger David DeJesus Alberto Gonzalez Scott Hairston Brent Lillibridge Dioner Navarro Anthony Rizzo Dave Sappelt Nate Schierholtz Alfonso Soriano Luis Valbuena Cubs Batters vs. Braves Braves Batters vs. Cubs 2013 CAREER W-L-S ERA G IP ER PITCHERS W-L-S ERA G IP ER Michael Bowden Shawn Camp Scott Feldman Kyuji Fujikawa Edwin Jackson Carlos Marmol Hector Rondon James Russell Jeff Samardzija Hisanori Takahashi Carlos Villanueva Travis Wood Cubs Pitchers vs. Braves Braves Pitchers vs. Cubs APRIL 7, 2013 PAGE 7 Cubs at Turner Field BATTERS AVG AB H HR RBI Welington Castillo Starlin Castro Steve Clevenger David DeJesus Alberto Gonzalez Scott Hairston Brent Lillibridge Dioner Navarro Anthony Rizzo Dave Sappelt Nate Schierholtz Alfonso Soriano Luis Valbuena PITCHERS W-L-S ERA G IP ER Michael Bowden Shawn Camp Scott Feldman Kyuji Fujikawa Edwin Jackson Carlos Marmol Hector Rondon James Russell Jeff Samardzija Hisanori Takahashi Carlos Villanueva Travis Wood Cubs vs. Braves RHP Tim Hudson BATTER (AVG-AB-H-HR-RBI): Starlin Castro ( ) David DeJesus ( ) Alberto Gonzalez ( ) Scott Hairston ( ) Dioner Navarro ( ) Anthony Rizzo ( ) Nate Schierholtz ( ) Alfonso Soriano ( ) Record by Month: April 2-3 Come-From-Behind Wins: 0 Losses After Leading: 1 Games Won in Last At-Bat: 0 Games Lost in Last At-Bat: 1 High-Water Mark: 1 over, 1-0, 2-1 Low-Water Mark: 1 under, 2-3 No. of Times at.500 Mark: 2 (1-1, 2-2) About The Cubs Record (2-3) CUBS RECORD ENTERING: 6TH 7TH 8TH 9TH When Leading: When Tied: When Trailing: Games Won When Trailing Entering 9th: Last time it happened 9/21/12 vs. St. Louis (Down 4-2, Darwin Barney clubbed a two-out, two-run, game-tying homer off Fernando Salas in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the game into extra innings David DeJesus won it in the 11th, plating Brett Jackson with a walk-off single for the 5-4 win). Scoring First: 2-1 Out-hitting Opponents: 1-1 Game Decided by 1 or 2 Runs: 2-1 Hit Totals Even: 0-0 Extra-Inning Games: 0-0 Out-hit By Opponents: 1-2 Scoring 4 or More Runs: 0-1 Hitting at Least 1 Homer: 2-2 Scoring Fewer Than 4 Runs: 2-2 Hitting at Least 2 Homers: 0-1 Cubs Defense Playing Errorless Ball: 0-1 Committing At Least 1 Error: 2-2 Outfield Assists (0): None Cubs Catching Corps CS/ATT % PICKOFFS PB ERA Castillo 2/7 28.6% (14 ER/33.1 IP) Clevenger 0/0 0.0% (0 ER/0.0 IP) Navarro 0/2 0.0% (2 ER/9.0 IP) Pitcher Pickoffs (0): None Cubs Home Runs Last Time It Happened GAME-OPENING HOMER: Dave Sappelt, Colorado (Jorge De La Rosa) GAME-ENDING WALK-OFF HOMER: Anthony Rizzo, 7/29/12 vs. St. Louis (Trevor Rosenthal) PINCH-HOMER: Jeff Baker, Atlanta (Jonny Venters) GRAND SLAM: Anthony Rizzo, 9/16/12 vs. Pittsburgh (Jared Hughes) PINCH-HIT GRAND SLAM: David DeJesus, Milwaukee (Kameron Loe) INSIDE-THE-PARK HOMER: Tony Campana, 8/5/11 vs. Cincinnati (Mike Leake) THREE-HOMER GAME: Aramis Ramirez, 7/20/10 vs. Houston PITCHER HITTING HOMER: Travis Wood, 8/28/12 vs. Milwaukee (Yovani Gallardo) HOMER IN 1ST M.L. AT-BAT: Starlin Castro, Cincinnati (Homer Bailey) HOMER IN 1ST CUBS AT-BAT: Starlin Castro, Cincinnati (Homer Bailey) SWITCH-HITTER HOMERS BOTH SIDES OF PLATE: Mark Bellhorn, Milwaukee Cubs Lineup Breakdowns 1 DeJesus (3, 2-1), Sappelt (2, 0-2) 2 Castro (5, 2-3) 3 Rizzo (5, 2-3) 4 Soriano (5, 2-3) 5 Schierholtz (3, 2-1), Hairston (2, 0-2) 6 Castillo (4, 1-3), Navarro (1, 1-0) 7 Valbuena (3, 2-1), Lillibridge (2, 0-2) 8 Gonzalez (3, 0-3), Lillibridge (2, 2-0) 9 Jackson (1, 0-1), Samardzija (1, 1-0), Wood (1, 1-0), Feldman (1, 0-1), Villanueva (1, 0-1) C Castillo (4, 1-3), Navarro (1, 1-0) 1B Rizzo (5, 2-3) 2B Gonzalez (3, 0-3), Lillibridge (2, 2-0) 3B Valbuena (3, 2-1), Lillibridge (2, 0-2) SS Castro (5, 2-3) LF Soriano (5, 2-3) CF DeJesus (3, 2-1), Sappelt (2, 0-2) RF Schierholtz (3, 2-1), Hairston (2, 0-2) P Samardzija (1, 1-0), Jackson (1, 0-1), Wood (1, 1-0), Feldman (1, 0-1), Villanueva (1, 0-1) DH Record By Runs Scored/Allowed RUNS CUBS SCORE CUBS ALLOW Scoring By Innings INNING X-INN TOTAL CUBS OPPS Cubs Currently On The Disabled List INF Darwin Barney (5, 2-3) 4/1(retro to 3/31) left knee laceration 15-day D.L. P Scott Baker (5, 2-3) 3/31 recovering from Tommy John surgery 60-day D.L. P Matt Garza (5, 2-3) 3/31 (retro to 3/22) left lat strain 15-day D.L. INF Ian Stewart (5, 2-3) 3/31 (retro to 3/22) left quad strain 15-day D.L. P Arodys Vizcaino (5, 2-3) 3/27 recovering from Tommy John surgery 60-day D.L. Sheffield and Waveland Home Runs in 2012 The following is a breakdown of home runs hit at Wrigley Field that landed on Sheffield Ave. (right field) and Waveland Ave. (left field) in Team Sheffield HR s Waveland HR s Total Opponent Cubs Most Recent HR to reach Sheffield: Fernando Martinez, 10/1/12 vs. Houston (Jason Berken) Most Recent HR to reach Waveland: Alfonso Soriano, 9/19/12 vs. Cincinnati (Mike Leake)