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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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