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1978 Chicago Cubs  (1977)  (1979)
54-108, 5th in NL Eastern Division
Scored 542 runs, Allowed 900 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 43-119
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .665
Park Factor: Batting - 107 / Pitching - 110 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 53-109   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 79-83
Manager(s): Alan Bosslet

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
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 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF  Larry Hisle          31  151  563   91  163  20   0  48  106   6   2   68  103  .290  .373  .581  122   7.9  2(+2)e8    47  
 C   Gary Alexander       25  146  541   67  115  21   4  22   58   0   0   53  198  .213  .287  .388   61   3.8  4(+2)e6   -73  
 3B  Ken Reitz            27  158  590   40  153  21   2  11   64   0   2   16   72  .259  .292  .358   57   3.4  1e13       12  
 1B *Bill Buckner         28  111  434   43  136  22   1   3   38   2   3   10   28  .313  .327  .389   51   4.5  3e10      -48  
 SS  Tim Foli             27  121  452   31  121  18   2   1   24   2   4   12   45  .268  .290  .323   40   3.1  2e29       10  
 UT *Gary Thomasson       26   85  279   34   63   7   0  12   36   6   1   33   87  .226  .307  .380   33   4.0             16  
 OF *Larry Biittner       32   98  300   24   77  10   0   7   36   0   0   19   27  .257  .300  .360   32   3.8  4(+1)e7    19  
 OF  Gene Clines          31   83  242   32   52  17   1   0   12   7   0   39   36  .215  .332  .293   27   3.8  4(+2)e7   -15  
 2B  Bobby Valentine      28   61  181   22   55   9   0   0    9   0   2   21   22  .304  .376  .354   24   4.6  4e21       52  
 UT *Mike Lum             32   66  149   23   37   4   0   8   21   0   0   18   24  .248  .327  .436   21   5.1            -49  
 OF  Jerry Martin         29   32  115   21   34   7   5   4   15   1   0    6   30  .296  .328  .548   21   7.0  2(-1)e5    86  
 2B  Ted Sizemore         33  101  382   29   79  12   1   0   15   2   1   17   46  .207  .241  .243   19   1.6  3e19      -38  
 OF  Glenn Burke          25   82  204   18   52   2   3   2   17   3   4   10   29  .255  .287  .324   17   2.9  2(0)e6     62  
 OF *Thad Bosley          21   63  190   13   47   8   3   1   13   1   5    9   34  .247  .280  .337   16   2.9  3(+1)e12  -20  
 SS *Rance Mulliniks      22   52  131   11   27   8   2   0    9   1   0    5   47  .206  .246  .298    9   2.2  3e36       54  
 UT *Scot Thompson        22   10   38    5   14   7   0   0    3   0   0    1    8  .368  .385  .553    7   8.1            -10  
 UT  Jerry Terrell        31   52  142    7   27   4   0   0    6   2   1    5   16  .190  .216  .218    6   1.4             -1  
 UT  Horace Speed         26   44   75   10   16   2   0   0    5   1   1    8   27  .213  .286  .240    5   2.6            -77  
 OF  Cito Gaston          34   24   80    4   14   4   0   0    3   0   0    3   11  .175  .202  .225    3   1.4  4(0)e16   -87  
 C   Luis Pujols          22   28   77    4    6   1   0   1    5   0   0    8   18  .078  .165  .130    1    .6  4(+2)e10 -119  
 PH *Dan Briggs           25    6    6    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    5  .167  .167  .167    0    .9           -158  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           582                   -4

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary
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     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Rick Reuschel        29  13  21  .382  40  39   6   1   0   0   2  265.2  278  128  118  18   61  133  4.00  122   4.1    3  
  P  Bruce Sutter         25   9   2  .818  44   0   0  37  18   5   0   75.1   56   20   18   3   34   76  2.15   26   3.1  -84  
  P  Ray Burris           27   9  20  .310  37  37   2   0   0   0   1  215.2  230  144  133  20  106  111  5.55  134   5.6    2  
  P  Dennis Lamp          25   5  16  .238  28  28   6   0   0   0   2  200.2  240  114   99  21   57   82  4.44  125   5.6   66  
  P  Bill Bonham          29   4  14  .222  28  28   2   0   0   0   0  153.0  180   90   77  12   68  100  4.53  101   5.9   27  
  P  Donnie Moore         24   3   4  .429  52   0   0  27   3   1   0   98.2  104   58   50   5   44   45  4.56   50   4.5  -48  
  P *Tippy Martinez       28   2   2  .500  47   0   0  21   2   1   0   72.1   94   52   50   3   61   58  6.22   58   7.3   35  
  P *Andy Hassler         26   2   4  .333  42   8   1  14   1   0   0   89.2  140   72   65   0   33   62  6.52   78   7.8   43  
  P *Willie Hernandez     23   2   6  .250  47   0   0  25   4   3   0   61.2   87   59   57  15   41   42  8.32   64   9.7  181  
  P  Tom Griffin          30   2   6  .250  30   4   0  11   0   0   0   59.0   96   77   65  16   45   35  9.92   81  12.1  216  
  P  Mike Krukow          26   2  12  .143  18  18   3   0   0   0   0  123.1  121   76   69  13   54   82  5.04   68   4.9   22  
  P *Dave Geisel          23   1   1  .500  15   0   0   6   0   0   0   22.1   26   10    7   0    2   17  2.82   10   4.1  -79  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                                      922         30

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Gary Alexander       1250 139 145  817   95  15   8  .984 199  63
 Luis Pujols           187  23  24  122   10   4   2  .971  34   6
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bill Buckner 920 104 104 936 64 10 71 .990 9.79 Gary Thomasson 201 23 23 202 19 7 20 .969 9.90 Mike Lum 94 10 13 101 5 0 3 1.000 10.11 Larry Biittner 81 9 10 77 7 3 8 .966 9.33 Glenn Burke 46 5 6 43 9 1 5 .981 10.10 Scot Thompson 35 4 4 30 1 1 4 .969 7.97 Jerry Terrell 35 4 4 43 1 0 1 1.000 11.31 Cito Gaston 16 2 2 18 1 0 0 1.000 10.69 Luis Pujols 8 1 1 3 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 Horace Speed 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ted Sizemore 841 96 98 288 284 10 60 .983 6.12 Bobby Valentine 399 45 47 135 127 5 24 .981 5.90 Jerry Terrell 182 20 25 65 60 0 11 1.000 6.19 Horace Speed 8 1 1 4 2 1 0 .857 6.75 Jerry Martin* 7 0 1 2 2 0 0 1.000 5.14 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ken Reitz 1365 154 154 166 358 11 32 .979 3.46 Horace Speed 69 8 9 7 13 6 0 .769 2.61 Bobby Valentine 4 0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 4.91 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Tim Foli 1010 114 120 206 315 21 60 .961 4.64 Rance Mulliniks 305 38 39 67 91 10 19 .940 4.66 Jerry Terrell 99 10 15 18 29 2 3 .959 4.29 Ken Reitz 9 0 2 1 2 0 1 1.000 3.00 Horace Speed 7 0 1 1 3 0 0 1.000 5.14 Jerry Martin* 7 0 1 0 3 1 0 .750 3.86 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Larry Hisle           691  78  80  113    5   5   0  .959  1.54
 Larry Biittner        578  67  69  109    2   1   1  .991  1.73
 Gene Clines            60   7   7   11    0   0   0 1.000  1.65
 Jerry Martin*          47   4  13    4    0   0   0 1.000  0.76
 Cito Gaston            21   2   2    5    0   0   0 1.000  2.14
 Mike Lum               20   2   4    6    0   0   0 1.000  2.75
 Gary Thomasson         19   2   3    3    1   1   0  .800  1.86
 Glenn Burke             8   0   3    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.17
 Thad Bosley             5   0   3    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.69
 Horace Speed            2   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  4.50
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gene Clines 438 49 51 111 6 3 0 .975 2.41 Gary Thomasson 374 42 42 89 5 1 1 .989 2.26 Jerry Martin* 183 19 24 48 1 1 0 .980 2.41 Mike Lum 163 19 20 42 3 1 1 .978 2.48 Thad Bosley 137 16 17 41 0 1 0 .976 2.70 Scot Thompson 43 5 5 14 0 1 0 .933 2.93 Larry Hisle 42 5 5 15 0 0 0 1.000 3.21 Glenn Burke 35 4 5 10 1 0 0 1.000 2.83 Horace Speed 28 3 5 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.93 Cito Gaston 17 2 2 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.60 Larry Biittner 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Larry Hisle 587 66 67 92 4 3 1 .970 1.47 Jerry Martin* 369 35 58 89 5 2 3 .979 2.29 Glenn Burke 361 41 42 80 4 1 0 .988 2.09 Thad Bosley 231 26 28 42 0 4 0 .913 1.64 Cito Gaston 101 12 12 25 0 1 0 .962 2.23 Gene Clines 68 8 8 10 0 2 0 .833 1.32 Gary Thomasson 40 4 6 8 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 Mike Lum 22 2 4 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.23 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1978 Draft


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