2011 Chicago Cubs season

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2011 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tom Ricketts
General manager(s) Jim Hendry
Manager(s) Mike Quade
Local television WGN-TV
WGN America
CSN Chicago
CSN Chicago Plus
WCIU-TV
(Len Kasper, Bob Brenly)
Local radio WGN (AM)
Chicago Cubs Radio Network
(Pat Hughes, Keith Moreland, Judd Sirott)
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The 2011 Chicago Cubs season was the 139th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 136th in the National League and the 96th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs, under new manager Mike Quade,[1] finished fifth in the National League Central with a record of 71–91. The Cubs displayed a patch on their uniforms to remember Cub broadcaster and player Ron Santo, who died in December 2010.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL Central
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Milwaukee Brewers 96 66 .593 57–24 39–42
St. Louis Cardinals 90 72 .556 6 45–36 45–36
Cincinnati Reds 79 83 .488 17 42–39 37–44
Pittsburgh Pirates 72 90 .444 24 36–45 36–45
Chicago Cubs 71 91 .438 25 39–42 32–49
Houston Astros 56 106 .346 40 31–50 25–56


Game log[edit]

Legend
Cubs Win Cubs Loss Game Postponed
2011 Game Log

Roster[edit]

2011 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaching Staff

Rotation[edit]

The starting rotation for the 2011 Chicago Cubs at the beginning of the season included Ryan Dempster, Carlos Zambrano, Matt Garza, Randy Wells, and Andrew Cashner.

Transactions[edit]

Date Transaction Acquired From For Notes
November 17, 2010 Released Free Agency N/A Micah Hoffpauir Signed with Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters
December 8, 2010 Signed Carlos Peña Free Agency 1 year, $10 Million $2 Million signing bonus, $5 Million deferred to January 2012
December 9, 2010 Claimed Mason Tobin Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim No Return Rule 5 draft
December 9, 2010 Traded for Cash Considerations Texas Rangers Mason Tobin
December 9, 2010 Waived No Return New York Mets Ronny Morla AAA Rule 5 draft
December 9, 2010 Waived No Return Baltimore Orioles Casey Lambert AAA Rule 5 draft
December 15, 2010 Signed Ángel Guzmán Free Agency Minor League Contract Former Cub: 2006-2009
December 15, 2010 Signed Scott Moore Free Agency Minor League Contract Former Cub: 2006-2007
December 15, 2010 Signed Scott Rice Free Agency Minor League Contract
December 15, 2010 Signed Bobby Scales Free Agency Minor League Contract Former Cub: 2009-2010
December 17, 2010 Signed Kerry Wood Free Agency 1 year, $1.5 Million Former Cub: 1998-2008
December 21, 2010 Signed Polín Trinidad Free Agency Minor League Contract
January 5, 2011 Waived No Return New York Yankees Brian Schlitter
January 8, 2011 Traded for Matt Garza, Fernando Perez, and Zachary Rosscupp Tampa Bay Rays Chris Archer, Robinson Chirinos, Brandon Guyer, Sam Fuld, and Hak-Ju Lee
January 10, 2011 Claimed Max Ramírez Boston Red Sox No Return
January 12, 2011 Signed Reed Johnson Free Agency Minor League Contract Former Cub: 2008-2009
January 12, 2011 Purchased John Urick Chico Outlaws Cash Considerations
January 17, 2011 Traded for A.J. Morris, Michael Burgess, and Graham Hicks Washington Nationals Tom Gorzelanny
January 18, 2011 Signed Lou Montañez Free Agency Minor League Contract Former Cubs Prospect
January 25, 2011 Signed Todd Wellemeyer Free Agency Minor League Contract Former Cub: 2003-2005
January 27, 2011 Signed Braden Looper Free Agency Minor League Contract
January 27, 2011 Signed Augie Ojeda Free Agency Minor League Contract Former Cub: 2000-2003
January 27, 2011 Signed Rubi Silva International Free Agency Undisclosed, $1.2 Million signing bonus
January 27, 2011 Signed Yaniel Cabezas International Free Agency Undisclosed, $500K signing bonus
February 15, 2011 Traded for Robert Coello Boston Red Sox Tony Thomas
March 27, 2011 Released Free Agency N/A Carlos Silva
April 10, 2011 Signed Ramón Ortiz Free Agency Minor League Contract
April 12, 2011 Signed Doug Davis Free Agency Minor League Contract
May 6, 2011 Released Free Agency N/A Max Ramírez Signed Minor League contract with the San Francisco Giants
May 7, 2011 Retired N/A Chicago Cubs Todd Wellemeyer Two stints with the Cubs 2003–2005 and 2011 (minors)
May 26, 2011 Traded for Rodrigo López Atlanta Braves Ryan Buchter
June 27, 2011 Released Free Agency N/A Bobby Scales Signed with Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters
June 29, 2011 Released Free Agency N/A Doug Davis Signed Minor League contract with the Chicago White Sox
July 7, 2011 Released Free Agency N/A Fernando Perez Signed Minor League contract with the New York Mets
July 9, 2011 Released Free Agency N/A Augie Ojeda
July 15, 2011 Signed Dave Bush Free Agency Minor League Contract
July 28, 2011 Traded for Abner Abreu and Carlton Smith Cleveland Indians Kosuke Fukudome

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs Scored; H = Hits; 2b = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home Runs; Avg. = Batting Average; RBI = Runs Batted In; SB = Stolen Bases

Pos Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI Avg. SB
2B,3B,1B,OF Jeff Baker 81 201 20 54 12 1 3 23 .269 0
2B,SS Darwin Barney 143 529 66 146 23 6 2 43 .276 9
CF Marlon Byrd 119 446 51 123 22 2 9 35 .276 3
OF Tony Campana 95 143 24 37 3 0 1 6 .259 24
C Welington Castillo 4 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 .154 0
SS Starlin Castro 158 674 91 207 36 9 10 66 .307 22
C Steve Clevenger 2 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .250 0
OF,1B Tyler Colvin 80 206 17 31 8 3 6 20 .150 0
2B,3B,OF Blake DeWitt 121 230 21 61 11 4 5 26 .265 1
RF Kosuke Fukudome 87 293 33 80 15 2 3 13 .273 2
C Koyie Hill 46 134 15 26 3 1 2 9 .194 1
OF Reed Johnson 111 246 33 76 22 1 5 28 .309 2
1B Bryan LaHair 20 59 9 17 5 1 2 6 .288 0
2B,3B DJ LeMahieu 37 60 3 15 2 0 0 4 .250 0
OF Lou Montañez 36 54 6 12 4 0 1 9 .222 0
1B Carlos Peña 153 493 72 111 27 3 28 80 .225 2
3B Aramis Ramírez 149 565 80 173 35 1 26 93 .306 1
OF Brad Snyder 8 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 .111 0
LF Alfonso Soriano 137 475 50 116 27 1 26 88 .244 2
C Geovany Soto 125 421 46 96 26 0 17 54 .228 0

Other batters[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs Scored; H = Hits; 2b = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home Runs; Avg. = Batting Average; RBI = Runs Batted In; SB = Stolen Bases

Pos Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI Avg. SB
P Justin Berg 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Andrew Cashner 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Casey Coleman 21 25 1 4 1 1 0 0 .160 0
P Doug Davis 7 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Ryan Dempster 34 58 1 5 0 0 0 0 .086 0
P Matt Garza 30 64 2 6 0 0 0 1 .094 0
P Rodrigo López 25 30 1 2 0 0 0 0 .067 0
P Ramón Ortiz 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P James Russell 59 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 .125 0
P Jeff Samardzija 71 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Jeff Stevens 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Randy Wells 22 43 2 6 0 0 0 1 .140 0
P Carlos Zambrano 22 44 8 14 2 0 2 5 .318 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; H = Hits allowed; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP H R ER BB K
Casey Coleman 3 9 6.40 19 17 0 84.1 102 62 60 46 75
Doug Davis 1 7 6.50 9 9 0 45.2 59 38 33 26 36
Ryan Dempster 10 14 4.80 34 34 0 202.1 211 111 108 82 191
Matt Garza 10 10 3.32 31 31 0 198.0 186 90 73 63 197
Rodrigo López 6 6 4.42 26 16 0 97.2 116 56 48 29 54
Randy Wells 7 6 4.99 23 23 0 135.1 141 76 75 47 82
Carlos Zambrano 9 7 4.82 24 24 0 145.2 154 80 78 56 101

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; H = Hits allowed; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP H R ER BB K
Justin Berg 0 0 3.75 8 0 0 12.0 11 5 5 6 6
Chris Carpenter 0 0 2.79 10 0 0 9.2 12 3 3 7 8
Andrew Cashner 0 0 1.69 7 1 0 10.2 3 2 2 4 8
Rafael Dolis 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 1.1 0 0 0 1 1
John Gaub 0 0 6.75 4 0 0 2.2 2 2 2 2 3
John Grabow 3 1 4.76 58 0 0 62.1 67 39 33 28 38
Scott Maine 0 0 10.29 7 0 0 7.0 11 8 8 5 5
Carlos Mármol 2 6 4.01 75 0 34 74.0 54 33 33 48 99
Sean Marshall 6 6 2.26 78 0 5 75.2 66 21 19 17 79
Marcos Mateo 1 2 4.30 23 0 0 23.0 24 11 11 10 25
Ramón Ortiz 1 2 4.86 22 2 0 33.1 31 20 18 11 25
James Russell 1 6 4.12 64 5 0 67.2 76 37 31 14 43
Jeff Samardzija 8 4 2.97 75 0 0 88.0 64 35 29 50 87
Jeff Stevens 0 0 5.14 4 0 0 7.0 4 4 4 7 4
Kerry Wood 3 5 3.35 55 0 1 51.0 45 23 19 21 57

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League Bill Dancy
AA Tennessee Smokies Southern League Brian Harper
A Daytona Cubs Florida State League Buddy Bailey
A Peoria Chiefs Midwest League Casey Kopitzke
Short-Season A Boise Hawks Northwest League Mark Johnson
Rookie AZL Cubs Arizona League Juan Cabreja

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Daytona

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