1985 Chicago Cubs
77 - 84
1984 / 1986 (Organization)
4th place in the NL East (23.5 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
41 - 39 (.513)
36 - 45 (.444)
-3.0 wins
-0.4 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 686 / 720 ( -34 )
Allowed/Expected: 729 / 718 ( -11 )
Pyth Record: 76 - 85 (+1)
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Wrigley Field
Attendance: 2,161,534 Avg Att: 26,686 (1.16)
Att Rank: 5 / 12 Lg Avg: 22,958
       
Park Factor: 1.10    
HR Factor: 1.27 R/L HR: 1.24 / 1.33
Notes:


Batting

Filters
Bats
#
R
H
K
1 Ryne Sandberg
2B
25.8
673
28.5
21.1
61.5
67.0
3.0
9.0
2.6
9.1
40.4
-9.1
15.5
-5.8
15.7
-1.7
-12.3
38.3
42.7
8.1
2 Keith Moreland
RF
31.2
667
13.9
21.1
21.0
6.0
14.2
8.2
-0.3
-2.8
-0.1
29.5
22.6
5.9
26.6
-1.7
26.8
-6.0
-10.4
1.4
3 Davey Lopes
LF
40.2
325
13.7
3.4
10.9
63.4
-2.0
0.4
-1.6
2.8
7.4
5.5
13.6
15.8
5.8
-1.3
19.7
38.1
38.4
11.1
4 Thad Bosley
LF
28.8
202
10.2
10.2
19.3
11.3
6.4
0.2
2.1
1.6
9.1
-2.6
10.2
1.2
12.7
-0.8
-0.7
-0.5
-1.8
0.7
5 Leon Durham
1B
27.9
607
9.8
6.1
33.3
26.6
-12.1
14.6
-0.7
4.7
27.1
-19.8
10.2
7.5
19.0
-2.5
-6.7
-7.3
-7.2
-2.2
6 Gary Matthews
LF
35.0
362
3.3
-10.9
0.5
36.5
-19.7
0.1
-1.8
3.9
11.4
-16.8
7.7
25.4
11.4
0.5
13.5
-7.5
-11.3
0.6
7 Dave Owen
3B
27.2
20
0.0
1.8
-0.7
-3.8
3.4
-0.6
-0.1
-0.5
-2.5
-2.4
1.2
-0.9
0.8
-0.1
-2.6
0.3
1.0
-0.4
8 Brian Dayett
LF
28.4
27
-1.7
-1.1
-1.5
-3.6
0.2
-0.9
-0.1
0.3
-0.5
-2.5
-2.2
-2.5
-2.3
0.9
-4.3
-0.5
-0.8
0.0
9 Darrin Jackson
CF
22.9
11
-1.8
-2.0
-3.4
-2.8
-1.0
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
-1.5
-1.6
-2.8
-1.0
-2.4
-0.0
-2.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
10 Chico Walker
LF
27.6
12
-1.9
-2.3
-3.9
-2.0
-1.2
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
-1.6
-3.4
-3.1
-1.1
-2.7
-0.0
-3.6
0.9
0.9
0.3
11 Gary Woods
LF
30.9
97
-3.5
-2.2
-10.2
-4.8
-0.3
-0.2
-0.5
-2.5
-7.9
-5.3
1.3
5.0
1.1
-0.4
1.2
-2.8
-2.9
-0.7
12 Shawon Dunston
SS
22.3
272
-4.9
-2.8
-4.1
-4.5
-3.6
3.1
2.6
-2.9
-1.3
-6.5
-8.4
-6.4
-5.9
-1.1
-11.0
5.3
6.0
1.1
13 Ron Cey
3B
37.4
564
-8.4
-19.7
1.9
19.1
-26.8
-0.5
-0.8
7.9
21.7
-32.5
-14.3
5.5
-7.0
1.7
-17.8
-11.2
-15.2
-0.4
14 Richie Hebner
1B
37.6
128
-8.7
-6.6
-11.5
-13.5
-2.2
-1.7
-0.6
-0.5
-5.0
1.7
-9.7
-4.9
-8.5
0.5
-3.7
-2.6
-2.6
-0.7
15 Billy Hatcher
CF
24.7
178
-10.2
-4.2
-5.9
-15.5
-6.8
6.2
0.1
-2.5
-1.7
11.3
-9.0
-8.6
-16.9
2.3
-0.6
-1.2
1.5
-2.3
16 Larry Bowa
SS
39.6
212
-11.0
-4.9
-16.9
-20.6
-0.3
-0.3
3.0
-5.6
-12.0
7.7
-11.6
-8.8
-10.4
-0.9
-3.3
0.7
-0.1
0.7
17 Chris Speier
SS
35.0
240
-11.6
-6.1
-12.2
-17.5
-4.8
3.2
-1.2
-2.1
-6.0
-2.6
-10.8
-5.4
-14.1
-1.0
-7.3
-3.9
-2.9
-1.8
18 Jody Davis
C
28.6
536
-13.7
-18.8
-1.8
7.6
-30.9
12.5
-2.7
3.5
17.0
-13.0
-22.2
-2.0
-19.4
-2.2
-11.3
-9.1
-13.2
0.3
19 Steve Lake
C
28.3
128
-17.0
-14.3
-25.2
-21.3
-7.9
-2.2
-0.6
-2.2
-10.9
-4.3
-20.3
-9.0
-20.5
0.5
-12.0
-0.7
-1.4
0.3
20 Bob Dernier
CF
28.5
521
-17.6
-8.2
-41.9
-27.4
2.0
3.0
0.4
-12.3
-33.7
24.3
-13.3
-8.7
-13.7
0.9
8.7
18.9
21.9
3.4
5782
-32.7
-40.3
9.3
100.1
-90.2
53.3
-0.3
-0.6
49.6
-42.3
-45.3
1.0
-30.6
-6.5
-29.4
49.1
42.5
19.3
 
#
R
H
K
1 Rick Sutcliffe
P
29.0
48
2.1
3.8
5.1
1.3
4.4
-0.6
-0.1
0.8
1.4
3.2
4.3
0.2
4.2
-0.1
0.6
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
2 Steve Engel
P
23.5
19
1.6
0.7
3.1
4.7
0.2
-0.2
-0.0
0.9
2.4
-1.8
2.8
2.3
3.3
-0.0
2.1
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
3 Dennis Eckersley
P
30.7
65
0.5
-1.2
-0.3
5.3
-0.2
-0.8
-0.1
0.7
0.9
-7.2
3.4
4.6
4.8
-0.1
3.7
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
4 Ron Meridith
P
28.6
5
0.4
0.4
0.3
0.7
0.5
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.2
0.4
1.2
0.8
1.3
-0.0
0.9
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
5 Warren Brusstar
P
33.4
8
0.0
-0.0
-0.3
0.4
0.2
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.3
-2.8
0.6
0.7
0.9
-0.0
0.3
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
6 Jon Perlman
P
28.6
1
-0.0
-0.1
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
-0.7
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
7 Dave Gumpert
P
27.2
1
-0.0
-0.1
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
-0.7
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
8 Reggie Patterson
P
26.7
13
-0.2
-0.5
-0.8
0.1
-0.3
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
-0.4
-0.4
0.1
0.5
0.1
-0.0
0.5
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
9 George Frazier
P
30.7
6
-0.2
-0.9
-1.1
-0.5
-0.6
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.2
-2.4
-1.0
-0.2
-0.9
-0.0
-0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
10 Lee Smith
P
27.6
7
-0.2
-0.9
-1.1
0.5
-0.7
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.2
-3.1
-0.2
0.7
0.0
-0.0
0.3
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
11 Larry Gura
P
37.6
7
-0.2
-0.9
-1.1
0.5
-0.7
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.2
-2.1
-0.2
0.7
0.0
-0.0
0.5
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
12 Derek Botelho
P
28.9
15
-0.2
-0.0
-0.6
-0.2
0.6
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
-0.5
-0.9
0.5
0.4
0.9
-0.0
0.3
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
13 Dick Ruthven
P
34.3
30
-0.2
1.5
0.6
-3.1
2.1
-0.4
-0.1
-0.1
-0.9
1.3
0.9
-1.1
-1.3
-0.1
-1.0
-0.1
0.8
-0.5
14 Johnny Abrego
P
23.0
9
-0.3
-1.3
-1.7
-0.8
-0.9
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.3
0.5
-1.5
-0.3
-1.3
-0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
15 Jay Baller
P
24.7
9
-0.3
-1.2
-1.5
-0.7
-0.9
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.3
-3.5
-1.4
-0.3
-1.3
-0.0
-0.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
16 Lary Sorensen
P
29.7
11
-0.4
-0.9
-1.1
0.5
-1.1
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
-0.2
-1.0
-0.2
0.6
-1.6
-0.0
0.5
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
17 Steve Trout
P
27.9
57
-1.1
-1.7
-2.5
-0.9
-1.5
0.3
-0.1
-0.3
-0.8
2.7
-1.1
-0.1
-1.1
-0.1
0.2
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
18 Scott Sanderson
P
28.9
39
-1.1
-2.5
-3.7
-1.7
-1.8
-0.5
-0.1
-0.2
-1.2
-6.3
-1.6
-0.5
-1.5
0.9
-1.3
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
19 Ray Fontenot
P
27.9
45
-1.4
-4.0
-5.6
-3.5
-2.4
-0.5
-0.1
-0.2
-1.6
-5.7
-5.0
-1.7
-5.4
-0.1
-2.5
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
395
-1.1
-10.0
-12.8
2.4
-3.1
-3.9
-0.7
1.1
-2.8
-30.5
1.3
7.3
0.9
0.2
3.2
-0.9
-0.9
-0.5

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