2008 Chicago (N) Cubs
Record: 107-55
Finish: 1st in NL Central Division
Runs Scored: 831
Runs Allowed: 596
Exp W-L: 105-57
 
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 3,144,809
Manager: Matt Lapensee

Statistics / Schedule

Minor League Records:
AAA: 56-82, 14th in the National
AA: 64-74, 13th in the National
A: 62-76, 13th in the National
 
 
Postseason Results:
Won World Championship 4-0 over Cleveland Indians
Won NL League Series 4-1 over Los Angeles Dodgers
Won Divisional Series 4-1 over Florida Marlins
 
Team Index    Draft History Park History
Starters: Positional    Registers: Batters     Leaders: Batters   
  Pitchers   Pitchers   Pitchers
 
Team Batting Stats     Help
Pos Name Age G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS DWS
CF  Rocco Baldelli 26 154 626 105 193 45 6 18 71 73 43 40 70 .308 .357 .486 .843 100.9 17.0 4.6
2B  Alfonso Soriano 32 152 590 103 146 31 6 27 101 65 11 44 166 .247 .303 .458 .761 92.5 14.2 8.8
LF  Michael Restovich 29 155 580 86 166 31 4 24 111 16 10 50 71 .286 .341 .478 .818 87.9 14.1 3.8
C  Jason Phillips 31 143 496 79 162 32 0 23 84 3 1 42 62 .327 .387 .530 .917 95.7 19.7 1.9
C *Chao-Kuan Wu 23 142 489 75 153 25 4 29 92 3 4 50 82 .313 .380 .558 .939 95.4 19.2 6.0
RF  Prentice Redman 28 136 494 76 134 12 2 7 40 71 24 46 90 .271 .333 .346 .679 62.3 7.8 4.0
2B  Placido Polanco 32 152 498 67 141 28 1 6 54 11 4 22 28 .283 .314 .380 .694 59.3 7.4 6.2
SS  Tony Giarratano 25 130 390 50 110 27 2 9 47 18 8 14 73 .282 .311 .431 .742 47.5 6.5 6.1
DH  Craig Monroe 31 131 314 56 87 10 1 25 71 1 0 29 85 .277 .343 .554 .897 59.0 10.7 1.7
RF  Jason Dubois 29 113 218 26 59 11 0 13 42 2 1 7 58 .271 .292 .500 .792 31.9 4.9 0.9
2B #Nick Punto 30 107 187 23 65 8 1 2 13 3 4 14 21 .348 .393 .433 .826 28.7 5.6 2.7
C  Gary Bennett 36 56 148 10 35 6 0 1 15 0 0 9 25 .236 .283 .297 .580 11.8 0.2 1.9
3B #Cesar Izturis 28 82 140 29 43 9 1 0 11 12 8 11 12 .307 .355 .386 .741 17.2 2.2 2.2
1B  Brendan Harris 27 110 129 24 44 6 2 1 18 5 1 4 17 .341 .366 .442 .808 19.5 3.7 0.7
P  Roy Halladay 31 33 83 2 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 23 .060 .093 .072 .165 -3.8 0.0 0.0
P  Mark Prior 27 33 80 7 17 4 0 0 11 0 0 1 35 .213 .222 .263 .485 4.0 0.0 0.0
P *Odalis Perez 30 32 63 6 12 2 0 1 9 0 0 5 19 .190 .250 .270 .520 4.5 0.0 0.0
P #Carlos Zambrano 27 32 64 3 5 1 0 0 3 0 0 4 25 .078 .132 .094 .226 -1.3 0.0 0.0
P  Tony Armas 30 31 58 3 8 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 21 .138 .153 .155 .308 -0.8 0.0 0.0
P  Matt Kinney 31 31 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 0.1 0.0 0.0
P  Fernando Rodney 31 90 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .400 .600 0.4 0.0 0.0
P  Francisco Rosario 27 65 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.3 0.0 0.0
P  Rafael Soriano 28 84 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0.3 0.0 0.0
P  Latroy Hawkins 35 70 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2 0.0 0.0
P *Eric Knott 33 41 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 0.0
  Team Totals 29.5 2305 5665 831 1587 291 30 186 800 283 119 397 989 .280 .330 .441 .771 812.4 133.2 51.5
  Rank among 16 NL teams 6 4 2 10 7 4 4 3 14 15 3 2 9 4 4 3  
* - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, blank - bats right-handed
Team Pitching Stats     Help
Name Age W L Pct G GS SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA PWS
 Roy Halladay 31 23 3 .885 33 33 0 240.7 192 56 6 15 265 2.09 28.0
 Mark Prior 27 21 6 .778 33 33 0 238.7 193 50 3 22 277 1.89 30.7
*Odalis Perez 30 9 10 .474 32 32 0 206.7 216 95 27 56 185 4.14 11.5
 Carlos Zambrano 27 14 10 .583 32 32 0 200.7 164 60 9 86 178 2.69 17.4
 Tony Armas 30 13 6 .684 31 31 0 177.7 175 83 18 47 176 4.20 8.8
 Fernando Rodney 31 6 2 .750 90 0 18 92.7 86 32 3 26 102 3.11 15.2
 Rafael Soriano 28 6 7 .462 84 0 21 79.3 71 39 14 25 85 4.42 9.6
 Latroy Hawkins 35 4 2 .667 70 0 3 72.3 84 35 4 31 60 4.36 4.4
 Francisco Rosario 27 5 3 .625 65 0 1 70.0 82 42 13 13 63 5.40 2.8
 Matt Kinney 31 2 3 .400 31 1 3 44.3 44 17 5 22 38 3.45 3.8
*Eric Knott 33 4 3 .571 41 0 4 41.7 48 16 7 13 21 3.46 4.1
Team Totals 30.0 107 55 .660 542 162 50 1464.6 1355 525 109 356 1450 3.23 136.3
Rank among 16 NL teams 1 1 3 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 1  
* - throws left-handed, blank - throws right-handed
Team Fielding Stats     Help
Last 2 columns are Fielding Percentage and Range Factor (expect Catcher where last column is Runners Thrown Out Percentage)
Numbers in headings are league average values.
Catchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .988 30.1
C.Wu 1127.7 122 138 1145 65 6 1 .995 23.5
G.Bennett 334.0 40 43 312 28 2 1 .994 32.3
J.Phillips 3.0 0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.0
Team Total 1464.7 162 184 1460 93 8 2 .995 25.8
First Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .993 10.02
J.Phillips 1138.0 125 130 1168 85 8 93 .994 9.91
C.Monroe 241.0 28 28 252 19 0 25 1.000 10.12
J.Dubois 82.7 9 10 75 3 1 9 .987 8.49
A.Soriano 3.0 0 1 2 1 0 2 1.000 9.00
Team Total 1464.7 162 169 1497 108 9 129 .994 9.86
Second Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .981 5.05
A.Soriano 1297.7 144 146 272 474 18 100 .976 5.17
N.Punto 163.0 18 20 36 55 4 11 .958 5.02
B.Harris 4.0 0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 4.50
Team Total 1464.7 162 168 308 531 22 111 .974 5.16
Third Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .952 2.59
P.Polanco 1207.7 149 151 57 297 16 17 .957 2.64
B.Harris 123.0 13 28 9 28 1 4 .974 2.71
N.Punto 71.0 0 30 5 17 1 1 .957 2.79
J.Dubois 57.0 0 34 1 11 0 0 1.000 1.89
C.Izturis 6.0 0 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 3.00
Team Total 1464.7 162 246 72 355 18 22 .960 2.62
Shortstops Inn GS G PO A E DP .964 4.32
T.Giarratano 938.3 105 126 130 316 12 54 .974 4.28
C.Izturis 352.7 40 58 43 121 9 25 .948 4.19
N.Punto 162.7 17 27 26 59 1 13 .988 4.70
G.Bennett 6.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.50
P.Redman 3.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
R.Baldelli 2.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50
Team Total 1464.7 162 214 199 498 22 92 .969 4.28
Left Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .973 1.88
M.Restovich 1198.7 132 134 191 6 1 2 .995 1.48
C.Monroe 137.0 16 16 11 1 0 0 1.000 0.79
J.Dubois 125.0 14 18 19 0 2 0 .905 1.37
R.Baldelli 4.0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25
Team Total 1464.7 162 170 222 7 3 2 .987 1.41
Center Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .981 2.36
P.Redman 1058.3 131 131 209 7 0 1 1.000 1.84
C.Monroe 247.3 15 65 56 1 0 1 1.000 2.07
R.Baldelli 142.0 16 16 33 3 0 2 1.000 2.28
A.Soriano 11.0 0 4 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.64
M.Restovich 4.0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 4.50
J.Dubois 2.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1464.7 162 219 302 11 0 4 1.000 1.92
Right Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .977 1.90
R.Baldelli 1187.0 131 133 205 9 2 1 .991 1.62
M.Restovich 144.0 16 17 19 1 0 1 1.000 1.25
J.Dubois 127.7 15 15 18 1 1 0 .950 1.34
C.Monroe 6.0 0 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
Team Total 1464.7 162 168 244 11 3 2 .988 1.57
Pitchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .961 1.89
R.Halladay 240.7 33 33 13 35 1 3 .980 1.80
M.Prior 238.7 33 33 8 29 2 0 .949 1.40
O.Perez 206.7 32 32 13 37 3 2 .943 2.18
C.Zambrano 200.7 32 32 16 27 4 4 .915 1.93
T.Armas 177.7 31 31 11 31 0 2 1.000 2.13
F.Rodney 92.7 0 90 6 15 1 0 .955 2.04
R.Soriano 79.3 0 84 4 10 1 1 .933 1.59
L.Hawkins 72.3 0 70 5 20 1 1 .962 3.11
F.Rosario 70.0 0 65 1 7 0 0 1.000 1.03
M.Kinney 44.3 1 31 3 8 0 1 1.000 2.23
E.Knott 41.7 0 41 2 4 1 1 .857 1.30
Team Total 1464.6 162 542 82 223 14 15 .956 1.87
Team Batting LeadersTeam Pitching Leaders
Batting Average Phillips .327
On-Base Pct Phillips .387
Slugging Pct Wu .558
OPS Wu .939
XR Baldelli 100.9
Games Restovich 155
At-Bats Baldelli 626
Runs Baldelli 105
Hits Baldelli 193
Total Bases Baldelli 304
Singles Baldelli 124
Doubles Baldelli 45
Triples Baldelli, Soriano 6
Homeruns Wu 29
RBIs Restovich 111
Stolen Bases Baldelli 73
Caught Stealing Baldelli 43
Walks Restovich, Wu 50
Strikeouts Soriano 166
ERA Prior 1.89
Wins Halladay 23
Losses Perez, Zambrano 10
Winning Pct Halladay .885
Saves Soriano 21
Games Pitched Rodney 90
Games Started Halladay, Prior 33
Complete Games Halladay 8
Shutouts Halladay 6
Innings Pitched Halladay 240.7
Hits Allowed Perez 216
Homeruns Allowed Perez 27
Strikeouts Prior 277
Walks Allowed Zambrano 86
Walks per 9IP Halladay 0.6
Hits per 9IP Halladay 7.2
Strikeouts per 9IP Prior 10.4
WHiP Halladay 0.86
OAVG Halladay .216
OOBP Halladay .235
OSLG Prior .267
OOPS Halladay .513
Team All-Stars
Roy Halladay
Latroy Hawkins
Mark Prior
Alfonso Soriano
Chao-Kuan Wu
Player Salaries
Odalis Perez $ 12,000,000
Roy Halladay $ 8,190,000
Tony Armas $ 7,000,000
Rocco Baldelli $ 6,990,000
Mark Prior $ 5,850,000
Carlos Zambrano $ 5,430,000
Placido Polanco $ 4,500,000
Craig Monroe $ 4,165,714
Jason Phillips $ 4,000,000
Michael Restovich $ 3,230,000
Fernando Rodney $ 3,207,143
Alfonso Soriano $ 2,800,000
Prentice Redman $ 2,685,714
Latroy Hawkins $ 2,630,000
Cesar Izturis $ 1,500,000
Rafael Soriano $ 1,471,429
Nick Punto $ 1,380,000
Felipe Lopez $ 900,000
Eric Knott $ 805,714
Matt Guerrier $ 750,000
Matt Kinney $ 700,000
Sergio Mitre $ 350,000
Brendan Harris $ 300,000
Francisco Rosario $ 300,000
Tony Giarratano $ 300,000
Jason Dubois $ 300,000
Gary Bennett $ 300,000
Chao-Kuan Wu $ 300,000
 
Player Transactions
Date Action Losing To Getting
1/29 Traded Zack Greinke Tampa Bay Odalis Perez
2/1 Signed     Matt Guerrier
2/13 Traded Jeremy Bonderman
Scott Podsednik
Brian Fuentes
Washington Michael Restovich
Rocco Baldelli
Brendan Harris
Tony Armas
2/14 Signed     Cesar Izturis
2/15 Signed     Felipe Lopez
2/18 Signed     Matt Kinney
2/20 Traded Magglio Ordonez
Austin Creech
Rodrigo Lopez
Chicago (A) Alfonso Soriano
2/27 Signed     Gary Bennett
2/28 Released Brandon Wunsch    
2/28 Released Jared Blasdell    
2/28 Released Roger Steveson    
2/28 Released Matt Craig    
2/28 Released Luke Hagerty    
2/28 Released Tony Richie    
2/28 Released James Torre    
2/28 Released Don Jackson    
2/28 Released Bradley Riehle