1995 Chicago Cubs season

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1995 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tribune Company
General manager(s) Ed Lynch
Manager(s) Jim Riggleman
Local television WGN-TV/Superstation WGN/CLTV
(Harry Caray, Steve Stone, Thom Brennaman)
Local radio WGN
(Thom Brennaman, Ron Santo, Harry Caray)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1995 Chicago Cubs season was the 123rd season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 120th in the National League and the 80th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished third in the National League Central with a record of 73–71.

Offseason[edit]

  • December 2, 1994: Dave Otto was released by the Chicago Cubs.[1]

Regular season[edit]

The Cubs pitching staff did well during the regular season, leading all 28 teams in shutouts, with 12.[2]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 85 59 -- .590
Houston Astros 76 68 9 .528
Chicago Cubs 73 71 12 .507
St. Louis Cardinals 62 81 22½ .434
Pittsburgh Pirates 58 86 27 .403


Notable transactions[edit]

  • April 5, 1995: Brian McRae was traded by the Kansas City Royals to the Chicago Cubs for Derek Wallace and Geno Morones (minors).[3]
  • May 24, 1995: Felix Jose was signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago Cubs.[4]
  • May 26, 1995: Karl Rhodes was selected off waivers by the Boston Red Sox from the Chicago Cubs.[5]
  • June 1, 1995: Kerry Wood was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1995 amateur draft. Player signed July 28, 1995.[6]
  • June 1, 1995: Felix Jose was released by the Chicago Cubs.[4]

Roster[edit]

1995 Chicago Cubs roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Iowa Cubs American Association Ron Clark
AA Orlando Cubs Southern League Bruce Kimm
A Daytona Cubs Florida State League Dave Trembley
A Rockford Cubbies Midwest League Steve Roadcap
Short-Season A Williamsport Cubs New York–Penn League Oneri Fleita
Rookie GCL Cubs Gulf Coast League Sandy Alomar, Sr.

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Daytona[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/o/ottoda01.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/leagues/MLB/1995.shtml
  3. ^ Brian McRae Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ a b http://www.baseball-reference.com/j/josefe01.shtml
  5. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/r/rhodeka01.shtml
  6. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/w/woodke02.shtml
  7. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997