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10 Quick Cubs Stats

Here are 10 quick Cubs stats that you may not have known thus far into the 2012 campaign:

Batting

  • There are 22 MLB players who have batted third in 15+ games; only five have yet to hit a home run, Castro being one of them.
  • As a team, the Cubs best day to hit is Saturday (.269 AVG in 3 games) and their worst is Wednesday (.190 AVG in 2 games).
  • The Cubs have 12 SB in 9-inning games; four of which have come in the 8th inning alone. This accounts for 33% of all successful stolen bases by the Cubs.
  • Although the Cubs are batting only .218 with RISP (6th worst in the league), they have 59 runs with RISP, which is the 10th most in the league.
  • The Cubs are the second worst team to bat with two outs; .187 AVG in 182 AB.

Pitching

  • The Cubs are one of three teams who have one or fewer SV (tied for 28th in the league); they also only have had four SVO (tied for second fewest in the league).
  • The starting pitchers for the Cubs have allowed six ER with a combined ERA of 6.75 when the pitch count is between 91-105.
  • The Cubs pitching staff has allowed 28 ER when there are two outs in an inning.
  • When the pitching staff is ahead in the count, the combined ERA is 2.40; opposed to a 7.45 ERA when they are behind in the count.
  • The Cubs starting pitchers are one of only two teams to have seven losses and seven no-decisions (PIT has seven losses and eight no-decisions).

The more you know…

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