2012 Chicago Cubs season

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2012 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tom Ricketts
General manager(s) Jed Hoyer
Manager(s) Dale Sveum
Local television WGN-TV
WGN America
CSN Chicago
CSN Chicago Plus
WCIU-TV
(Len Kasper, Bob Brenley)
Local radio WGN (AM)
Chicago Cubs Radio Network
(Pat Hughes, Keith Moreland, Judd Sirott)
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The 2012 season was the 140th for the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs finished fifth in the NL Central with a record of 61-101, their worst record since 1966.

Regular season[edit]

NL Central standings[edit]

National League Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
(2) Cincinnati Reds 97 65 0.599 50–31 47–34
(5) St. Louis Cardinals 88 74 0.543 9 50–31 38–43
Milwaukee Brewers 83 79 0.512 14 49–32 34–47
Pittsburgh Pirates 79 83 0.488 18 45–36 34–47
Chicago Cubs 61 101 0.377 36 38–43 23–58
Houston Astros 55 107 0.340 42 35–46 20–61


NL Wild Card[edit]

Division leaders W L Pct.
Washington Nationals 98 64 0.605
Cincinnati Reds 97 65 0.599
San Francisco Giants 94 68 0.580


Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
Atlanta Braves 94 68 0.580 +6
St. Louis Cardinals 88 74 0.543
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 0.531 2
Milwaukee Brewers 83 79 0.512 5
Arizona Diamondbacks 81 81 0.500 7
Philadelphia Phillies 81 81 0.500 7
Pittsburgh Pirates 79 83 0.488 9
San Diego Padres 76 86 0.469 12
New York Mets 74 88 0.457 14
Miami Marlins 69 93 0.426 19
Colorado Rockies 64 98 0.395 24
Chicago Cubs 61 101 0.377 27
Houston Astros 55 107 0.340 33


Record vs. opponents[edit]

Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL HOU LAD MIA MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona 2–5 5–4 2–5 9–7 6–0 12–6 5–3 3–3 3–4 2–4 3–4 7–11 9–9 1–5 2–4 9–6
Atlanta 5–2 3–4 1–5 6–1 4–2 3–3 14–4 3–3 12–6 12–6 3–2 4–3 3–4 5–1 8–10 8–10
Chicago 4–5 4–3 4–12 2–4 8–5 2–4 2–4 4–13 4–2 2–4 8–8 3–3 1–6 7–10 1–6 5–10
Cincinnati 5–2 5–1 12–4 5–1 10–5 2–4 3–3 9–6 6–2 3–4 11–7 6–2 4–3 6–7 2–5 7–8
Colorado 7–9 1–6 4–2 1–5 5–2 8–10 3–4 5–1 5–2 2–7 2–4 8–10 4–14 2–5 4–3 2–13
Houston 0–6 2–4 5–8 5–10 2–5 2–4 2–4 8–9 4–2 3–3 5–12 3–5 1–8 4–11 1–7 6–9
Los Angeles 6–12 3–3 4–2 4–2 10–8 4–2 4–2 1–6 4–3 5–2 6–1 11–7 8-10 6–5 4–2 6–9
Miami 3–5 4–14 4–2 3–3 4–3 4–2 2–4 4–4 4–12 8–10 1–4 5–1 5–2 2–5 9–9 5–13
Milwaukee 3–3 3–3 13–4 6–9 1–5 9–8 6–1 4–4 3–2 2–5 11–4 3–4 2–4 6–9 3–5 6–9
New York 4–3 6–12 2–4 2–6 2–5 2–4 3–4 12–4 2–3 10–8 5–2 4–3 4–4 4–3 4–14 8–7
Philadelphia 4–2 6–12 4–2 4–3 7–2 3–3 2–5 10–8 5–2 8–10 3–4 4–3 2–4 5–2 9-9 5–10
Pittsburgh 4–3 2–3 8–8 7–11 4–2 12–5 1–6 4–1 4–11 2–5 4–3 1–5 3–3 8–7 3–2 10–8
San Diego 11–7 3–4 3–3 2–6 10–8 5–3 7–11 1–5 4–3 3–4 3–4 5–1 6–12 3–3 2–3 8–7
San Francisco 9–9 4–3 6–1 3–4 14–4 8–1 10–8 2–5 4–2 4–4 4–2 3–3 12–6 3–3 1–5 7–8
St. Louis 5–1 1–5 10–7 7–6 5–2 11–4 5–6 5–2 9–6 3–4 3–4 7–8 3–3 3–3 3–4 8–7
Washington 4–2 10–8 6–1 5–2 3–4 7–1 2–4 9–9 5–3 14–4 9-9 2–3 3–2 5-1 4-3 10–8


Game log[edit]

Legend
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2012 Game Log

Roster[edit]

2012 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaching Staff

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
1B,RF,2B Jeff Baker 54 134 16 36 10 1 4 20 .269 4
2B Darwin Barney 156 548 73 139 26 4 7 44 .254 6
CF Marlon Byrd 13 43 1 3 0 0 0 2 .070 0
CF,LF Tony Campana 89 174 26 46 6 0 0 5 .264 30
2B,LF,3B Adrian Cardenas 45 60 5 11 6 0 0 2 .183 0
C Welington Castillo 52 170 16 45 11 0 5 22 .265 0
SS Starlin Castro 162 646 78 183 29 12 14 78 .283 25
C,1B Steve Clevenger 69 199 16 40 12 0 1 16 .201 0
RF,CF David DeJesus 148 506 76 133 28 8 9 50 .263 7
2B,LF Blake DeWitt 18 29 1 4 1 0 0 1 .138 0
C Koyie Hill 11 39 3 7 1 0 0 1 .179 0
CF Brett Jackson 44 120 14 21 6 1 4 9 .175 0
OF Reed Johnson 76 169 23 51 9 3 3 16 .302 2
1B,RF Bryan LaHair 130 340 42 88 17 0 16 40 .259 4
C Blake Lalli 6 15 1 2 0 0 0 2 .133 0
OF,3B Joe Mather 103 225 18 47 11 0 5 19 .209 5
C,1B Anthony Recker 9 18 1 3 1 0 1 4 .167 0
1B Anthony Rizzo 87 337 44 96 15 0 15 48 .285 3
RF Dave Sappelt 26 69 8 19 6 0 2 8 .275 0
LF Alfonso Soriano 151 561 68 147 33 2 32 108 .262 6
C Geovany Soto 52 176 26 35 6 1 6 14 .199 0
3B Ian Stewart 55 179 16 36 5 2 5 17 .201 0
3B,2B Luis Valbuena 90 265 26 58 20 0 4 26 .219 0
3B Josh Vitters 36 99 7 12 2 0 2 5 .121 2

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 Jason Berken 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Michael Bowden 30 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Casey Coleman 17 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 0
P Manny Corpas 48 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Ryan Dempster 16 32 1 3 0 1 0 1 .094 0
P Matt Garza 18 30 0 2 1 0 0 0 .067 0
P Justin Germano 13 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 .059 0
P Paul Maholm 21 39 1 3 0 0 1 3 .077 0
P Scott Maine 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Brooks Raley 5 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 .200 0
P Chris Rusin 7 12 0 2 0 1 0 0 .167 0
P James Russell 77 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Jeff Samardzija 31 50 0 5 0 0 0 3 .100 0
P Chris Volstad 21 28 0 5 0 0 0 0 .179 0
P Randy Wells 12 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 0
P Kerry Wood 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Travis Wood 28 53 5 10 3 0 1 4 .189 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
Jason Berken 0 3 4.82 4 4 0 18.2 23 14 10 6 11
Ryan Dempster 5 5 2.25 16 16 0 104.0 81 28 26 27 83
Matt Garza 5 7 3.91 18 18 0 103.2 90 48 45 32 96
Justin Germano 2 10 6.75 13 12 0 64.0 81 52 48 21 45
Paul Maholm 9 6 3.74 21 20 0 120.1 115 51 50 36 81
Brooks Raley 1 2 8.14 5 5 0 24.1 33 23 22 11 16
Chris Rusin 2 3 6.37 7 7 0 29.2 38 22 21 11 21
Jeff Samardzija 9 13 3.81 28 28 0 174.2 157 79 74 58 180
Chris Volstad 3 12 6.31 21 21 0 111.1 137 81 78 47 61
Travis Wood 6 13 4.27 26 26 0 156.0 133 80 74 57 119

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
Jairo Asencio 0 0 3.07 12 0 0 14.2 12 6 5 12 8
Jeff Beliveau 1 0 4.58 22 0 0 17.2 21 9 9 13 17
Michael Bowden 0 0 2.95 30 0 0 36.2 30 12 12 17 29
Alberto Cabrera 1 1 5.40 25 0 0 21.2 16 15 13 19 27
Shawn Camp 3 6 3.59 80 0 2 77.2 79 32 31 25 54
Lendy Castillo 0 1 7.88 13 0 0 16.0 24 16 14 12 13
Jaye Chapman 0 1 3.75 14 0 0 12.0 8 5 5 12 12
Casey Coleman 0 2 7.40 17 1 0 24.1 37 20 20 12 16
Manny Corpas 0 2 5.01 48 0 0 46.2 50 27 26 19 28
Rafael Dolis 2 4 6.39 34 0 4 38.0 40 29 27 24 24
Alex Hinshaw 0 0 135.00 2 0 0 0.1 4 5 5 1 0
Rodrigo López 0 1 5.68 4 0 0 6.1 8 6 4 5 2
Scott Maine 1 1 4.79 21 0 0 20.2 17 11 11 12 26
Carlos Mármol 3 3 3.42 61 0 20 55.1 40 24 21 45 72
Joe Mather 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0.1 1 0 0 0 0
Blake Parker 0 0 6.00 7 0 0 6.0 10 7 4 6 6
James Russell 7 1 3.25 77 0 2 69.1 67 28 25 30 55
Miguel Socolovich 0 0 4.50 6 0 0 6.0 4 3 3 3 6
Randy Wells 1 2 5.34 12 4 0 28.2 35 18 17 25 14
Kerry Wood 0 2 8.31 10 0 0 8.2 8 8 8 11 6

Farm system[edit]

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

References[edit]

External links[edit]