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St. Louis2330.4344.5L1
Hottest Hitters (Last 7 Days)
Christopher Morel.286.318.7621.080183
Seiya Suzuki.294.400.529.929154
Dansby Swanson.238.304.571.876133
Mike Tauchman.250.429.313.741122
Matt Mervis.176.300.353.65383
Hottest Pitchers (Last 14 Days)
Jeremiah Estrada40.0%13.3%.0770.750.00
Tucker Barnhart0.0%0.0%.4002.000.00
Drew Smyly30.2%4.7%.1950.912.45
Julian Merryweather33.3%7.4%.3201.763.18
Javier Assad25.0%15.0%.4122.504.50
Batting Totals (MLB Rank)
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .257 (12)
Runs: 232 (12)
Hits: 440 (13)
Home Runs: 63 (11)
Stolen Bases: 40 (10)
OBP: .335 (3)
SLG: .420 (11)
Total Bases: 720 (14)
Pitching Totals (MLB Rank)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.24 (16)
Runs Allowed: 222 (11)
Saves: 6 (29)
Strikeouts: 422 (22)
OpBA: .246 (15)
OBP: .312 (11)
SLG: .398 (12)
Run Support: 4.72 (11)

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Cubs Stat Leaders
1Dansby Swanson4922252721413.1%22.5%.151.328.260.360.411.343.3771150.
2Nico Hoerner4219532724126.2%10.3%.106.310.289.338.394.323.3281023.
3Cody Bellinger371637292098.6%19.0%.
4Ian Happ4921541719416.7%23.7%.142.374.284.405.426.368.3591321.19.6-4.41.2
5Seiya Suzuki3715461619112.3%24.0%.211.363.293.383.504.381.336140-1.06.7-1.31.1
6Patrick Wisdom43165122523210.9%38.8%.303.275.214.305.517.350.3431190.84.7-1.40.9
7Christopher Morel15639171514.8%36.5%.500.393.333.365.833.495.4122160.19.1-3.90.7
8Yan Gomes281076141912.8%17.8%.
9Mike Tauchman722011122.7%22.7%.059.333.235.409.294.337.3561110.
10Nelson Velazquez133238609.4%25.0%.379.222.241.313.621.389.3841450.22.0-2.40.1
RankTop ProspectsLevelPos
1Brennen DavisAAARF
2Kevin AlcantaraA+CF
3Owen CaissieAALF
4James TriantosA+2B
5Reginald PreciadoA-3B
6Cristian HernandezA-SS
7Caleb KilianAAAP
8Ed HowardA+2B
9Jordan WicksAAP
10Alexander VizcainoA+P
Iowa CubsAAA
Tennessee SmokiesAA
South Bend CubsA+
Myrtle Beach PelicansA-

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Cubs Posts

Cubs- Down on the Farm: Owen Caissie

Player: Owen Caissie Position: Outfielder Height: 6’4 Weight: 215 Age: 20 Bats/Throws: L/R Current Level: A+ South Bend Rank: 10th in Cubs System Fangraphs Rank: 3rd in Cubs System Acquired: Trade from San Diego Padres along with Zach Davies, Reginald Preciado, Yeison Santana and Ismael Mena for Yu Darvish and Victor Caratini Hometown: Burlington, Ontario, Canada The Padres selected Caissie 45th overall in the 2020 Draft. But Caissie…

Cubs 1st Half Analysis

We’ve reached the All-Star Break, so it’s a good time to take a minute to stop and look at where the Cubs are at. Below we see the Cubs win percentage throughout the season: Obviously, the Cubs have not had a good year. They dropped 14 of 17 games from April 19th to May 8th…

Cubs- Down On The Farm: Ben Leeper

Player: Ben Leeper Position: Right-Handed Pitcher Height: 6’0 Weight: 195 Age: 24 Bats/Throws: R/R Current Level: AAA Iowa Rank: 27th in Cubs System Fangraphs Rank: 18th in Cubs System Acquired: Signed as an Undrafted Free Agent in 2020 Hometown: Southlake, Texas College: Oklahoma State Ben Leeper dealt with a ton of injuries early on while at Oklahoma State, including two Tommy John surgeries. He was healthy his senior year…

Cubs- Down On The Farm: Caleb Kilian

Player: Caleb Kilian Position: Right-Handed Pitcher Height: 6’4 Weight: 180 Age: 24 Bats/Throws: R/R Current Level: AAA Iowa Rank: 5th in Cubs System Acquired: July 30, 2021 in trade from San Francisco Giants for Kris Bryant Hometown: Anaheim, CA College: Texas Tech Kilian was drafted in the 8th round, 236th overall in 2019 by the San Francisco Giants. The Giants dealt Kilian to the Cubs along with…

Everything You Need To Know About The Cubs New Draft Picks

Last year’s MLB draft was only five rounds, this year’s MLB Draft was back up to 20 rounds. Not quite the 40 rounds were used to, but it felt a lot closer to normal. The Draft was also later this season as it took place during the MLB All-Star Break. The Cubs made some interesting…

What’s Behind Andrew Chafin’s Bullpen Emergence?

Over his first six seasons in the majors, Andrew Chafin had a 3.67 ERA with opponents hitting .234 against him. But in 2021, Chafin has a 1.59 ERA with opponents hitting just .155 against him. He ranks in 90th percentile or higher in expected batting average expected slugging, expected ERA and hard hit percentage, despite…

Cubs- Down On The Farm: Dauris Valdez

Player: Dauris Valdez Position: Right-Handed Pitcher Height: 6’8 Weight: 254 Age: 25 Bats/Throws: R/R Current Level: AA Tennessee Rank: 30th in Cubs System Acquired: April 5, 2021 in trade from Padres for James Norwood Hometown: Bani, Dominican Republic The Cubs acquired Valdez right after the beginning of the 2021 MLB season from San Diego in a deal that sent James Norwood back the other way. Valdez…

Why Trading Yu Darvish Was The Right Move

The Cubs sent some shockwaves across baseball on Monday when they sent Yu Darvish and Victor Caratini to the Padres for Zach Davies, Reginald Preciado, Yeison Santana, Owen Caissie and Ismael Mena. So far I’ve heard almost nothing but negative feedback from the Cubs fanbase, but I think a lot of that comes from an…

The Most Unlikely No-Hitter Ever?

Sunday was an incredible day for Chicago Sports! The Bears came back from a 23-6 4th-Quarter deficit to beat the Lions. The White Sox beat the Tigers 5-2, making it their 8th win in nine games. And finally, to top it all off, Alec Mills threw a no-hitter in the Cubs 12-0 victory over the…

Cubs Transactions

Date Transaction
05/25/23 Chicago Cubs released 1B Eric Hosmer.
05/25/23 Chicago Cubs activated RHP Kyle Hendricks from the 15-day injured list.
05/25/23 Chicago Cubs optioned 2B Nick Madrigal to Iowa Cubs.
05/24/23 Chicago Cubs placed RHP Nick Burdi on the 15-day injured list retroactive to May 21, 2023. Appendicitis.
05/24/23 Chicago Cubs recalled RHP Javier Assad from Iowa Cubs.
05/19/23 Chicago Cubs designated 1B Eric Hosmer for assignment.
05/19/23 Chicago Cubs placed 1B Cody Bellinger on the 10-day injured list. Left knee contusion.
05/19/23 Chicago Cubs activated 2B Nico Hoerner from the 10-day injured list.
05/19/23 Chicago Cubs optioned RHP Keegan Thompson to Iowa Cubs.
05/19/23 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of LF Mike Tauchman from Iowa Cubs.
05/19/23 Chicago Cubs recalled 3B Edwin Ríos from Iowa Cubs.
05/15/23 Chicago Cubs placed RHP Brad Boxberger on the 15-day injured list retroactive to May 14, 2023. Right forearm strain.
05/15/23 Chicago Cubs transferred RHP Adrian Sampson from the 7-day injured list to the 60-day injured list.
05/15/23 Chicago Cubs recalled RHP Jeremiah Estrada from Iowa Cubs.
05/15/23 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of RHP Nick Burdi from Iowa Cubs.
05/15/23 Chicago Cubs optioned RHP Hayden Wesneski to Iowa Cubs.
05/12/23 Chicago Cubs placed 2B Nico Hoerner on the 10-day injured list retroactive to May 9, 2023. Left hamstring strain.
05/12/23 Chicago Cubs activated LHP Brandon Hughes from the 15-day injured list.
05/12/23 Chicago Cubs optioned RHP Javier Assad to Iowa Cubs.
05/12/23 Chicago Cubs recalled 2B Miles Mastrobuoni from Iowa Cubs.
05/10/23 Chicago Cubs activated C Yan Gomes from the 7-day injured list.
05/10/23 Chicago Cubs optioned C Miguel Amaya to Iowa Cubs.
05/08/23 Chicago Cubs optioned OF Nelson Velázquez to Iowa Cubs.
05/08/23 Chicago Cubs recalled SS Christopher Morel from Iowa Cubs.
05/06/23 Chicago Cubs sent RHP Codi Heuer on a rehab assignment to Iowa Cubs.
05/05/23 Chicago Cubs optioned 3B Edwin Ríos to Iowa Cubs.
05/05/23 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of 1B Matt Mervis from Iowa Cubs.
05/05/23 Chicago Cubs sent LHP Ryan Borucki outright to Iowa Cubs.
05/04/23 Chicago Cubs activated RHP Jameson Taillon from the 15-day injured list.
05/04/23 Chicago Cubs optioned RHP Jeremiah Estrada to Iowa Cubs.
05/03/23 Chicago Cubs placed C Yan Gomes on the 7-day injured list retroactive to May 2, 2023. Concussion.
05/03/23 Chicago Cubs traded C Luis Torrens to Baltimore Orioles for cash.
05/03/23 Chicago Cubs recalled RHP Javier Assad from Iowa Cubs.
05/02/23 Chicago Cubs designated LHP Ryan Borucki for assignment.
05/02/23 Chicago Cubs recalled C Miguel Amaya from Tennessee Smokies.
05/01/23 Chicago Cubs signed free agent RHP Nestor Pirela to a minor league contract.

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