1996 Chicago Cubs season

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1996 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/Chicagoland Cable
(Harry Caray, Steve Stone, Wayne Larrivee)
Local radio WGN
(Pat Hughes, Ron Santo, Harry Caray)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1996 Chicago Cubs season was the 124th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 121st in the National League and the 81st at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished fourth in the National League Central with a record of 76–86.

Offseason[edit]

  • March 9, 1996: Kent Bottenfield was signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago Cubs.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 88 74 .543    --
Houston Astros 82 80 .506   6.0
Cincinnati Reds 81 81 .500   7.0
Chicago Cubs 76 86 .469 12.0
Pittsburgh Pirates 73 89 .451 15.0

Notable transactions[edit]

  • May 29, 1996: Félix Fermín signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago Cubs.[2]

Roster[edit]

1996 Chicago Cubs
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 Rubén Amaro, Sr.
Rookie GCL Cubs Gulf Coast League Sandy Alomar, Sr.

[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/b/botteke01.shtml
  2. ^ Félix Fermín Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997