2006 Chicago Cubs season

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2006 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tribune Company
Manager(s) Dusty Baker
Local television CSN Chicago
Superstation WGN
WCIU-TV
(Len Kasper, Bob Brenly)
Local radio WGN
(Pat Hughes, Ron Santo)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 2006 Chicago Cubs season was the 134th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 131st in the National League and the 91st at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished with a record of 66–96 in last place of the National League Central Division. Chicago was managed by Dusty Baker.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 83 78 0.516 49–31 34–47
Houston Astros 82 80 0.506 44–37 38–43
Cincinnati Reds 80 82 0.494 42–39 38–43
Milwaukee Brewers 75 87 0.463 48–33 27–54
Pittsburgh Pirates 67 95 0.414 16½ 43–38 24–57
Chicago Cubs 66 96 0.407 17½ 36–45 30–51


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

2006 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Game log[edit]

2006 game log
  • April 4 vs brewers cubs win cubs 1-0
  • April 5 vs brewers cubs loss cubs 1-1
  • April 6 vs brewers cubs loss cubs 1-2
  • April 8 vs marlins cubs win cubs 2-2
  • April 9 vs marlins cubs loss cubs 2-3
  • April 10 vs marlins cubs win cubs 3-3
  • April 11 vs rockies win cubs 4-3
  • April 12 vs rockies loss cubs 4-4
  • April 13 vs rockies win cubs 5-4
  • April 14 vs rockies win cubs 6-4
  • April 15 vs giants win cubs 7-4
  • April 16 vs giants loss cubs 7-5
  • April 17 vs giants loss cubs 7-6
  • April 19 vs philles win cubs 8-6
  • April 20 vs philles loss cubs 8-7
  • April 21 vs philles loss cubs 8-8
  • April 22 vs dodgers won cubs 9-8
  • April 23 vs dodgers won cubs 10-8
  • April 24 vs dodgers won cubs 11-8
  • April 25 vs reds won cubs 12-8
  • April 26 vs reds loss cubs 12-9
  • April 27 vs reds loss cubs 12-10
  • April 29 vs braves win cubs 13-10
  • April 30 vs braves loss cubs 13-11
  • May 1 vs braves loss cubs 13-12
  • May 3 vs royals win cubs 14-12
  • May 4 vs royals loss cubs 14-13
  • May 5 vs royals won cubs 15-13
  • May 6 vs rockies won cubs 16-13
  • May 7 vs rockies loss

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
CF Juan Pierre 162 699 204 .292 3 40
3B Aramis Ramírez 157 593 173 .291 38 119
SS Ronny Cedeño 151 534 131 .245 6 41
RF Jacque Jones 149 533 152 .285 27 81
LF Matt Murton 144 455 135 .297 13 62
C Michael Barrett 107 375 115 .307 16 53

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
José Reyes 4 5 1 .200 0 2

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
Carlos Zambrano 33 214 16 7 3.41 210
Sean Marshall 24 125.2 6 9 5.59 77
Greg Maddux 22 136.1 9 11 4.69 81
Rich Hill 17 99.1 6 7 4.17 90
Juan Mateo 11 45.2 1 3 5.32 35
Mark Prior 9 43.2 1 6 7.21 38
Wade Miller 5 21.2 0 2 4.57 20
Kerry Wood 4 19.2 1 2 4.12 13
Ryan O'Malley 2 12.2 1 1 2.13 4

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Carlos Mármol 19 77 5 7 6.08 59
Ángel Guzmán 15 56 0 6 7.39 60
Glendon Rusch 25 66.1 3 8 7.46 59
Jerome Williams 5 12.1 0 2 7.30 5

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO

External links[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League Mike Quade and Bobby Dickerson
AA West Tenn Diamond Jaxx Southern League Bobby Dickerson and Pat Listach
A Daytona Cubs Florida State League Don Buford and Buddy Bailey
A Peoria Chiefs Midwest League Jody Davis
Short-Season A Boise Hawks Northwest League Steve McFarland
Rookie AZL Cubs Arizona League Carmelo Martínez

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References[edit]

  • Game Logs:
Chicago Cubs Game Log 1st Half on ESPN.com
Chicago Cubs Game Log 2nd Half on ESPN.com
  1. ^ Juan Pierre Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ Jacque Jones Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/draft/?franch_ID=CHC&year_ID=2006&draft_type=junreg
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007