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1979 Chicago Cubs  (1978)  (1980)
70-92, 5th in NL Eastern Division
Scored 651 runs, Allowed 822 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 62-100
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .676
Park Factor: Batting - 104 / Pitching - 105 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 69-93   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 80-82
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  Bobby Bonds          33  153  572  109  143  25   2  28   77  33  12   79  141  .250  .349  .448   90   5.2  2(-2)e9   -33  
 OF  Jerry Martin         30  142  565   81  158  47   1  31  101   2   5   25   88  .280  .310  .531   87   5.6  2(-1)e7    66  
 1B *Bill Buckner         29  142  550   71  149  25   3   9   58   9   2   33   38  .271  .311  .376   60   3.8  3e8       -68  
 C   Cliff Johnson        31   89  283   49   79  15   0  15   50   3   1   36   45  .279  .367  .491   52   6.6  4(+1)e16   -8  
 SS  Pepe Frias           30  138  518   50  130  18   5   2   41   3   0   25   37  .251  .290  .317   45   3.0  3e38       -4  
 3B  Sal Bando            35  137  421   36  100  11   2   4   39   0   1   47   46  .238  .321  .302   42   3.4  2e19      -52  
 C   Gary Alexander       26  108  331   29   82  12   2   7   34   2   0   38   97  .248  .328  .360   40   4.3  4(+2)e10  -17  
 2B  Ted Sizemore         34   95  339   32   89  23   0   3   22   3   2   22   39  .263  .323  .357   39   4.0  3e27       35  
 OF *Larry Biittner       33   87  257   30   80  11   3   6   32   1   0   13   23  .311  .342  .447   38   5.7  4(+1)e24   57  
 3B  Ken Reitz            28   92  299   33   80  19   1   7   51   1   0   10   44  .268  .290  .408   30   3.5  1e13       17  
 OF *Scot Thompson        23   93  351   26   92   7   2   1   20   9   6   17   38  .262  .295  .302   30   3.0  3(0)e10   -98  
 UT  Hector Cruz          26   67  206   21   50   9   3   1   22   0   0   32   41  .243  .342  .330   23   3.9            -16  
 1B *Del Unser            34   71  138   21   34   3   0   6   18   1   1   21   29  .246  .344  .399   20   5.1  3e30      -94  
 2B  Jerry Terrell        32   16   47    8   20   2   0   1   11   1   0    1    1  .426  .438  .532   11  10.8  3e41      202  
 UT  Larvell Blanks       29   40  113   14   23   4   0   1   12   0   0   10    5  .204  .266  .265    8   2.5              6  
 OF *Bernie Carbo         31   26   50    9   12   1   0   0    4   0   0    6   19  .240  .321  .260    4   2.8  4(-2)e16 -224  
 OF  Mike Anderson        28   56   68    5    9   0   0   0    0   2   1   14   12  .132  .280  .132    3   1.4  2(-2)e12 -248  
 OF *John Hale            25    8   31    3    5   2   0   0    1   0   0    5   15  .161  .278  .226    2   2.4  2(0)e5   -204  
 C   Duffy Dyer           33    1    5    0    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    2    1  .400  .571  .400    1   7.3  2(0)e1    281  
 UT *Steve Macko          24    7   22    1    4   1   0   0    0   0   0    1    6  .182  .217  .227    0   1.3           -101  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 30                                                                           633                  -19

     * - 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  Dennis Lamp          26  15  14  .517  34  34   5   0   0   0   0  221.0  242  112   93  16   52  104  3.79  107   4.3  -47  
  P  Rick Reuschel        30  14  15  .483  39  39   3   0   0   0   0  256.1  248  131  112  18   84  145  3.93  112   3.9  -63  
  P  Bill Bonham          30  11  14  .440  28  28   3   0   0   0   0  177.1  199   94   83  16   58   90  4.21  103   5.3   24  
  P *Jerry Koosman        36  11  20  .355  42  42   8   0   0   0   1  277.1  307  163  132  38   96  198  4.28  163   5.2   40  
  P  Bill Caudill         22   5   5  .500  42   2   1  23   0   0   0   77.0   69   40   36  12   25   82  4.21   37   4.3 -123  
  P *Tippy Martinez       29   5   6  .455  52   0   0  31   0   0   0   82.0   67   38   27   2   35   61  2.96   25   2.7    4  
  P  Bruce Sutter         26   4   3  .571  58   0   0  51  41  11   0   99.2   72   25   18   3   32  101  1.63   24   2.2   -8  
  P  Mike Krukow          27   4   7  .364  15  15   4   0   0   0   0   98.2  109   71   60   7   43   71  5.47   58   5.3  -28  
  P *Craig Skok           31   1   1  .500   8   0   0   4   0   0   0   14.2   13    5    5   1    3    9  3.07    5   3.2 -133  
  P  Donnie Moore         25   0   1  .000  43   0   0  14   2   1   0   70.0   85   56   51  12   33   39  6.56   51   6.6  -29  
  P *Willie Hernandez     24   0   2  .000  35   0   0  10   0   2   0   50.1   75   50   33  13   22   39  5.90   56   9.5  201  
  P  Eric Wilkins         22   0   4  .000  13   2   1   4   0   0   0   27.0   46   37   27   4   29   29  9.00   34  11.3  246  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      780         -4

     * - 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        797  91  91  550   48  19   2  .969  72  28
 Cliff Johnson         641  70  77  496   27  14   1  .974  63  23
 Duffy Dyer             13   1   1    9    0   0   0 1.000   1   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bill Buckner 1226 137 137 1190 107 7 98 .995 9.52 Del Unser 222 25 26 207 17 2 20 .991 9.07 Sal Bando 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 Larry Biittner 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ted Sizemore 792 88 91 232 223 20 66 .958 5.17 Sal Bando 459 53 59 133 137 13 32 .954 5.29 Larvell Blanks 110 12 14 37 33 1 5 .986 5.73 Jerry Terrell 70 7 10 28 20 1 4 .980 6.14 Steve Macko 20 2 3 9 5 0 1 1.000 6.30 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ken Reitz 637 69 83 56 148 9 11 .958 2.88 Sal Bando 624 72 72 69 127 12 15 .942 2.83 Hector Cruz 191 21 24 14 43 5 1 .919 2.69 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pepe Frias 1241 138 138 182 478 31 81 .955 4.79 Larvell Blanks 150 17 19 20 58 0 7 1.000 4.68 Jerry Terrell 26 3 3 5 4 1 2 .900 3.12 Steve Macko 26 3 3 4 6 0 0 1.000 3.46 Ted Sizemore 8 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.12 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Scot Thompson         472  54  55   99    2   0   0 1.000  1.93
 Larry Biittner        429  49  51   76    2   7   0  .918  1.64
 Hector Cruz           280  32  33   68    3   2   1  .973  2.28
 Jerry Martin          156  18  18   44    2   3   0  .939  2.65
 Bernie Carbo           73   8   9   13    0   1   0  .929  1.60
 Mike Anderson          25   0  12    4    1   0   1 1.000  1.78
 Del Unser              14   1   3    3    0   0   0 1.000  1.93
 John Hale               3   0   2    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jerry Martin 1073 120 120 327 15 2 2 .994 2.87 Scot Thompson 241 28 29 57 4 2 0 .968 2.28 John Hale 71 8 8 21 1 1 0 .957 2.79 Mike Anderson 42 4 7 11 0 0 0 1.000 2.36 Hector Cruz 12 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 Bernie Carbo 9 1 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 Del Unser 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bobby Bonds 1348 151 153 287 12 12 0 .961 2.00 Larry Biittner 44 5 6 5 0 1 0 .833 1.02 Mike Anderson 40 4 5 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.56 Del Unser 10 1 3 1 0 1 0 .500 0.90 Hector Cruz 9 1 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.08 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1979 Draft


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