Chicago Cubs 2021 Team Information: Hosting Reds, today, July 29

Cincinnati Reds (53-49) vs. Chicago Cubs (50-53)
July 29, 2021 … Wrigley Field … Game No. 104 … Home Game No. 52
RHP Luis Castillo (4-10, 4.12) vs. RHP Alec Mills (4-3, 4.55)

GETAWAY DAY: The Chicago Cubs today play the series finale of a four-game set
against the Cincinnati Reds, concluding this seven-game homestand that started with
a series victory over the Diamondbacks (2-1) last weekend … the Reds have won twostraight games after the Cubs were victorious in Monday’s series opener … Chicago
won 6-5 on Javier Baéz’s walk-off single on Monday, prior to a 7-4 setback Tuesday
and an 8-2 defeat last night.
© The Cubs are 3-3 in their last six games and 8-9 in their last 17 … the team has
dropped 26 of its last 38 contests dating to June 14 … Chicago sat a season-high
11-games over .500 at 38-27 following play on June 13 after completing a stretch
in which it went 21-8 in 29 contests from May 14-June 13.
© Chicago is 15-18 in one-run games thus far and the 33 one-run contests are tied
for third-most in the majors with Philadelphia and Oakland … the Mets lead with
38 such games.
© The Cubs are 39-13 when scoring four or more runs in a game this season but are
11-40 when scoring three or fewer runs … Chicago’s 51 games with three or fewer
runs scored are tied for fourth-most in the majors (PIT and MIA leads with 58).
A TALE OF TWO STRETCHES: The Cubs went 21-8 in 29 games from May 14-June 13,
but have gone 12-26 in their last 38 games since June 14:
DATES REC AVG OBP SLG R/G ERA BB/9.0 SO/9.0
6/14-7/28 12-26 .214 .299 .370 3.5 5.02 4.2 8.8
5/14-6/13 21-8 .244 .308 .435 4.8 2.76 3.3 8.9

DOUBT IS THE ORIGIN OF WISDOM – DESCARTES: Patrick Wisdom’s 15 home runs lead
N.L. rookies and are fourth-most among all rookies … Texas’ Adolis Garcia leads with
22 home runs while Detroit’s Eric Haase is second with 17 and Baltimore’s Ryan
Mountcastle ranks third with 16 … Wisdom’s .932 OPS leads all rookies (min. 150 PA).
© Wisdom has hit safely in three-straight games, reaching base in eight of his 11 PA
during that stretch (2 1B, 2B, HR, 4 BB).

CATCH AS CATCH CAN: Willson Contreras has homered in two of his last four games,
including a game-tying solo shot in the eighth inning on July 26 … he’s also gone deep
in three of his last 10 contests, and his 16 home runs this season lead N.L. catchers and
are tied for fourth-most among all catchers.
© In his last 21 games since June 29, Contreras hit safely in 15 of those contests,
batting .250 (18-for-72) with 15 walks, a .413 on-base percentage and an .857 OPS.
© Contreras leads the majors with 84 starts and 710.0 innings behind the dish …
dating to the start of the 2018, Contreras’ 2,955.2 innings caught are second-most
in the majors behind only J.T. Realmuto (2981.0).

JAVY AT THE DISH: Javier Báez ranks fourth among major league middle infielders with
65 RBI, trailing only San Diego’s Fernando Tatis Jr. (69 RBI), Atlanta’s Ozzie Albies (68)
and Toronto’s Bo Bichette (68).
© Báez is one of just three major league players to reach 22 homers, 65 RBI and 13
steals this season, joining San Diego’s Fernando Tatis Jr. (31 HR, 69 RBI, 23 SB) and
the Angels Shohei Ohtani (37 HR, 81 RBI, 14 SB).
© Báez has batted .350 (21-for-60) in his last 16 games with three doubles, four homers, 16 RBI and a .975 OPS … he has eight multi-hit efforts in this span.

MR. VERSATILITY (SHORTSTOP EDITION): Kris Bryant made his second career appearance at shortstop last night after playing only 1.0 inning at short on May 31, 2016 … has appeared at third base (29 G, 26 GS), left field (28 G, 19 GS), right field (28 G, 24 GS), center field (14 G, 10 GS), first base (12 G, 10 GS) and shortstop (1 G) this season, becoming the first Cub since Ian Happ in 2019 to play six defensive positions in one season.
© Bryant is hitting .290 (18-for-62) this month with three doubles, a triple, three homers, 10 RBI and a .922 OPS after hitting .114 (9- for-79) with a double, three homers, five RBI and a .445 OPS in June.
© Bryant owns a .342 average (27-for-79) with a 1.137 OPS against left-handed pitching while hitting .243 (60-for-247) with a .773 OPS against righthanders … his .890 OPS on the road is 57 points higher than his .833 OPS at home.

IN RAREIFIED AIR: Anthony Rizzo had his three-game homer streak snapped last night … homered in at least three-straight games for the
ninth time in his career.
© Became just the second Cub in franchise history to homer in the first inning of three consecutive team games, joining Nicholas Castellanos who did so, August 18-21, 2019.
© Rizzo has tallied a hit in all six games of this homestand, batting .364 (8-for-22) with six runs scored, a double, three homers and five RBI

‘PENNING SOME THOUGHTS: Closer Craig Kimbrel has limited the opponent to a .106 average (13-for-123), a .190 OBP and a .336 OPS this season … he’s walked 13 and struck out 64 in 36.2 innings, good for an average of 15.71 strikeouts per 9.0 innings.
© In his last 47 games since September 3 of last season, he has posted a 0.41 ERA (2 ER/44.0 IP), going 24-of-26 in save opportunities, and holding the opponent to a .109 average (16-for-147), a .180 OBP, a .143 slugging mark and a .323 OPS.
© Kimbrel has converted 90.2-percent of his save opportunities (371-for-411), the best rate in major league history for any reliever with at least 300 save opportunities … Joe Nathan is second (89.1/377-for-423) and Mariano Rivera is third (89.1/652-for-732).

ABOUT SOME ARMS: Craig Kimbrel leads major league relievers with a 0.49 ERA (2 ER/36.2 IP) ahead of Houston’s Kendall Graveman (0.82 ERA) … Kimbrel’s .106 average against is the best mark among MLB relievers, followed by Cubs teammate Dillon Maples (.132).
© The Cubs bullpen has limited opponents to a .200 batting average (287-for-1,434), the best mark in the majors … the Giants bullpen is second with a .219 average against … Chicago’s ‘pen also leads the majors with 472 strikeouts (Tampa Bay is second with 469).
© The Cubs bullpen has limited opponents to a .661 OPS, the fourth-lowest mark among major league bullpens, trailing only Tampa Bay (.651), Miami (.653) and San Francisco (.654).

RUNNING MEN: The Cubs have 16 stolen bases in their last 29 games since June 24 after going 17-straight games without a swipe from June 6-22 … the team’s 52 stolen bases rank tied for fifth-most in the N.L. and tied for ninth in the majors and already surpass the 45 Chicago stole in all of 2019 … the 2018 club stole 66 bases.

CO-LEADER OF THE PACK: Kyle Hendricks is tied with the Dodgers Julio Urias for the major league lead with 12 victories this season … Hendricks is the first Cub to record 12 wins prior to August since Jon Lester was 12-4 at the end of July 2018 and aims to become the first Cub with 13 victories since Carlos Zambrano was 14-7 entering August of 2007.
© Hendricks has a career-high 10-game winning streak spanning his last 14 starts dating to May 16 in Detroit … he has pitched to a 2.90 ERA (28 ER/87.0 IP) and tossed at least 6.0 innings in each the first 13 outings prior to going 4.1 innings last night against the Reds

UPCOMING SERIES INFORMATION
Date Opp. Time (CT) TV Radio Probable Pitchers
Thurs., July 29 CIN 1:20 p.m. Marquee 670 The Score/1200 WRTO RHP Alec Mills (4-3, 4.55) vs. RHP Luis Castillo (4-10, 4.12)
Fri., July 30 @ WAS 6:05 p.m. Marquee 670 The Score RHP Trevor Williams (4-2, 5.06) vs. TBD
Sat., July 31 @ WAS 6:05 p.m. Marquee 670 The Score RHP Kyle Hendricks (12-4, 3.85) vs. TBD
Sun., Aug. 1 @ WAS 12:05 p.m. Marquee 670 The Score RHP Adbert Alzolay (4-11, 4.73) vs. TBD

CUBS RECORD
2021 Overall:……………………………………. 50-53
At Wrigley Field: …………………………….. 31-20
On the Road: ………………………………… 19-33
April:……………………………………….. 11-15
May:…………………………………………. 19-8
June:……………………………………….. 12-16
July:………………………………………….. 8-14
All-Time Since 1876: …………….. 11,066-10,483
At Wrigley Field (since 1916): ……4,419-3,838

Leading Entering 6th: ………………………… 39-5
Tied Entering 6th: ……………………………….. 5-8
Trailing Entering 6th: …………………………. 6-40
Leading Entering 7th: ………………………… 40-3
Tied Entering 7th: ……………………………….. 5-8
Trailing Entering 7th: …………………………. 5-42
Leading Entering 8th: ………………………… 41-0
Tied Entering 8th: ……………………………….. 3-7
Trailing Entering 8th: …………………………. 5-46
Leading Entering 9th: ………………………… 42-0
Tied Entering 9th: ……………………………….. 5-5
Trailing Entering 9th: …………………………. 2-48
Scoring First: …………………………………… 36-26
One-Run Games: …………………………….. 15-18
Two-Run Games: ………………………………… 9-4
Extra-Inning Games: ……………………………. 4-5
Scoring Four or More: ……………………… 39-13
Scoring Fewer Than Four: ………………….. 11-40
Out-Hitting Opponents: …………………….. 35-7
Hit Totals Equal: …………………………………. 4-3
Out-Hit by Opponents: …………………….. 11-43
Hit at Least One HR: ………………………… 41-31
Hit Two or More HR: ……………………….. 24-11
Playing Errorless Ball: ………………………. 33-28
Committing at Least One Error: …………. 17-25

CUBS VS. REDS
The Cubs and Reds meet for their fourth series
of the season … the Cubs have lost fourstraight games to the Reds, including a threegame sweep in Cincinnati, July 2-4 … Chicago
went 6-4 against Cincinnati in 2020,
outscoring the Reds 57-45 … Chicago last lost
a season series to Cincinnati in 2019, going
8-11 against the Reds that year.
2021 Overall: …………………………………….4-8
At Wrigley Field: ………………………………3-3
At GABP: ………………………………………..1-5
2020 Overall: …………………………………….6-4
At Wrigley Field: ………………………………2-1
At GABP: ………………………………………..4-3
All-Time Since 1890:………………1,182-1,160
At Wrigley Field: ……………………….484-454
At GABP (since 2003):……………………. 74-83

CUBS ON INJURED LIST (8)
Player Date Date Games
(Injury) On Elig. Missed
RHP Jonathan Holder 3/29 5/31 103
(right shoulder strain) 60-day
RHP Rowan Wick 3/29 5/31 103
(left oblique strain) 60-day
C Austin Romine 4/26 5/6 82
(left wrist sprain) 60-day
C P.J. Higgins 6/10 8/9 41
(right forearm strain) 60-day
C Jose Lobaton 6/30 8/29 23
(right shoulder strain) 60-day
RHP Kohl Stewart 7/6 7/16 18
(right shoulder inflammation) 10-day
RHP Jake Arrieta 7/7 7/17 17
(right hamstring tightness) 10-day
LHP Brad Wieck 7/7 9/5 16
(irregular heartbeat) 60-day

MOST REGULAR SEASON WINS
SINCE START OF 2015

  1. Los Angeles Dodgers……………………590
  2. Houston Astros…………………………..573
  3. Chicago Cubs……………………………. 555
  4. New York Yankees ………………………551
  5. Cleveland Indians………………………..546

MOST HOME RUNS, NL, 2021

  1. San Francisco Giants……………………151
  2. Los Angeles Dodgers……………………143
  3. Atlanta Braves…………………………….142
  4. Chicago Cubs……………………………. 131
  5. Cincinnati Reds …………………………..130

MOST HOME RUNS, NL ROOKIES, 2021

  1. Patrick Wisdom, CHI …………………… 15
  2. Jazz Chisholm Jr., MIA……………………11
    Dylan Carlson, STL…………………………11
  3. Pavin Smith, ARI……………………………..9
    Tyrone Taylor, MIL ………………………….9

BULLPEN K PERCENTAGE, MLB, 2021

  1. Milwaukee Brewers……………………28.0
  2. Cleveland Indians……………………….27.9
  3. Chicago Cubs…………………………… 27.9
  4. Chicago White Sox ……………………..27.6

MOST VICTORIES, MLB, 2021

  1. Kyle Hendricks, CHI…………………….. 12
    Julio Urias, LAD …………………………….12
  2. Walker Buehler, LAD……………………..11
  3. Seven pitchers tied ……………………….10

MILESTONES WITHIN REACH
Player Needs……………………. For
Rizzo 7 RBI ……….800 career RBI
Hendricks 4 G …………… 200 career G
Kimbrel 10 SO …… 1,000 career SO
Kimbrel 6 SV………..377 career SV#

Tie Joe Nathan for 8th in MLB history

STARTING PITCHER

Alec Mills sitting on bench with the Chicago Cubs in 2019. By Ian D & Andrea from Philadelphia, PA, CC BY-SA 2.0, https commons.wikimedia.org

30 RHP Alec Mills (4-3, 4.55)

W L % ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP
2020 — CUBS 5 5 .500 4.48 11 11 0 1 1 0 62.1 53 31 31 13 19 0 46 2
2021 — CUBS 4 3 .571 4.55 20 8 4 0 0 1 57.1 61 35 29 6 20 1 47 5
MAJOR LEAGUE TOTALS 10 9 .526 4.27 50 25 10 1 1 2 177.0 159 90 84 25 62 1 162 15

Last Time Out
Alec was credited with his third no-decision of the season as a starter (eight starts) July 24
against Arizona, allowing two runs on three hits (one home run), along with two walks and
one strikeout … has failed to strike out more than one batter in two of his eight starts this
season … has made seven-consecutive starts, pitching at least four innings in all of them.
Date Opp. Result IP H R ER BB SO PC-S Left
7/24 ARI ND, 3-7 5.0 3 2 2 2 1 86-51 2-2

2021 Splits and Season Notes
W-L ERA G GS IP H R ER HR BB SO
Home 4-0 3.00 10 3 27.0 26 11 9 3 6 15
Road 0-3 5.93 10 5 30.1 34 24 20 3 14 32
AVG vs. LHB: .265 (26-for-98) / AVG vs. RHB: .276 (35-for-127)
Alec will make his 21st appearance of the season (ninth start) today (fourth start in Wrigley
Field) and third appearance versus the Reds this campaign … is 2-3 with a 3.58 ERA (15
ER/37.2 IP) in eight starts, compared to 2-0 with a 6.41 ERA (14 ER/19.2 IP) in 12 relief
appearances.
 Threw a career high-tying nine strikeouts on July 2 at Cincinnati (also 9/27/19 @ STL).
 Allowed a career-high tying eight hits in 4.0 innings on June 26 vs. Los Angeles (N.L.).
 On June 20 vs. Miami, tossed 5.0 scoreless innings and earned his first win as a
starter since no-hitting Milwaukee on Sept. 13, 2020.
 Was placed on the injured list on May 16 with a lower back strain; was activated June
8 following three rehab appearances with Triple-A Iowa.
 Earned his second career save on May 4 vs. Milwaukee, tossing a perfect ninth inning
in a 5-3 win.

2020 Season
Alec went 5-5 with a 4.48 ERA (31 ER/62.1 IP) in 11 starts for the Cubs in 2020 … notched
five quality starts in his 11 outings … held opponents to a .230 average (53-for-230).
 Tossed the 16th no-hitter in franchise history, September 13 vs. Milwaukee … allowed
just three walks and struck out five batters in the 12-0 victory.
 The no-hitter came in just his 15th-career start, the fewest starts for a pitcher to
record his first no-hitter since San Francisco’s Chris Heston did so June 9, 2015 at the
Mets in his 13th career start (thanks to Elias Sports Bureau).
 The only Cub to record a no-hitter in fewer career starts was Burt Hooton, who in just
his fourth career start (and game) tossed a no-no vs. Philadelphia on April 16, 1972.
 Did not allow a run in a career-high 17.0-consecutive innings, September 3-13.
 Became the first Cubs pitcher to toss at least 6.0 innings and surrender five or fewer
hits in each of his first three outings to begin a season since José Quintana in 2017.

Career vs. Cincinnati
W-L ERA G GS IP H R ER HR BB SO
2021 0-1 6.75 2 1 6.2 5 5 5 0 1 11
Career 3-1 3.66 9 6 39.1 29 16 16 6 12 42
Last Outing: 7/2/21 at CIN (5.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R/ER, B, HB, 9 SO)
Alec will make his 10th-career appearance (seventh start) versus the Reds today… threw a
career high-tying nine strikeouts against the Reds July 2, 2021 … his three career wins
versus Cincinnati are his most against any MLB team … has a 2-0 record with a 1.83 ERA (4
ER/19.2 IP) in four career games (three starts) versus the Reds at Wrigley Field.
vs. Reds Batters (AVG-AB-H-HR-RBI):
Akiyama (.286-7-2-0-0) Farmer (.143-7-1-1-1) Naquin (.000-3-0-0-0)
Aquino (.000-6-0-0-0) Gray (.000-2-0-0-0) Senzel (.400-5-2-0-1)
Barnhart (.222-9-2-0-0) India (.500-2-1-0-0) Suarez (.125-16-2-1-3)
Blandino (.000-2-0-0-0) Lorenzen (.000-1-0-0-0) Votto (.083-12-1-1-1)
Castellanos (.500-10-5-1-2) Moustakas (.250-4-1-0-1) Winker (.077-13-1-1-2)

Career Notes
Alec is 10-9 with a 4.09 ERA (79 ER/173.2 IP) in 47 games, including 25 starts, with the Cubs
over the last four seasons … was acquired from Kansas City, February 8, 2017, for minor
league OF Donnie Dewees.
 Made his major league debut with Kansas City in 2016, posting a 13.50 ERA (5 ER/3.1
IP) in three relief outings … all told, has gone 10-8 with a 4.34 ERA (81 ER/168.0 IP)
in 48 major league contests (23 starts).
 Is 32-41 with a complete game, nine saves and a 3.72 ERA (273 ER/660.2 IP) in 146
games, including 118 starts, in parts of 10 minor league seasons … has fanned 611
batters while walking just 164.
 Named a mid-season All-Star in the South Atlantic League (2013), Carolina League
(2015) and Texas League (2016) … also named a MILB.com organization all-star in
2015.
 Originally drafted by Kansas City in the 22nd round of the 2012 Draft.
 Attended the University of Tennessee-Martin, where he set a school record with 30
appearances as a sophomore (2011) … recorded a 3.94 ERA and 74 strikeouts in 89.0
innings in his junior season.
 Graduated from Montgomery Central High School in Cunningham, Tennessee, in
2009 … named the school’s Male Athlete of the Year all four years of high school.

2021 Game-by-Game (Relief outings noted in italics)
No. Date Opp. Result IP H R ER BB SO PC-S Left Notes

  1. 4/1 PIT ND, 3-5 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 17-10 3-5 Tossed a scoreless ninth inning on Opening Day
  2. 4/5 MIL S, 5-3 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 14-9 5-3 Recorded second save of his career
  3. 4/7 MIL ND, 2-4 1.1 1 1 1 0 0 22-12 0-1 Allowed first run of the season
  4. 4/10 @PIT ND, 2-8 2.1 1 0 0 2 1 40-20 0-7 Threw more than 2.0 innings in relief for the 12th time in his career
  5. 4/13 @MIL ND, 3-2 4.0 2 2 2 0 0 41-25 1-2 Made his first start of 2021 as a spot start for Kyle Hendricks
  6. 4/18 ATL ND, 4-13 1.0 5 3 3 1 1 33-19 3-8, 2 on Most runs allowed as a reliever since 8/14/19 at PHI
  7. 4/21 NYM W, 16-4 3.0 1 0 0 0 2 27-17 16-4 Earned his first win in relief since 9/16/19 vs. CIN
  8. 4/25 MIL ND, 0-6 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 34-22 0-1 Extended scoreless streak to 5.0 innings over two outings
  9. 4/28 @ATL ND, 0-10 2.1 5 3 3 1 2 57-40 0-10 Allowed two-plus homers for the fifth time in his career
    APRIL: 1-0, 4.50 ERA (9 G/1 GS)
  10. 5/2 @CIN ND, 12-13 1.0 3 3 3 0 2 25-18 6-9 Surrendered three runs in consecutive relief outings
  11. 5/5 LAD W, 6-5 2.0 3 2 0 2 1 32-17 6-5 Earned second win of the season
  12. 5/15 @DET ND, 8-9 1.2 2 3 3 2 2 39-21 4-5, 2 on Allowed a run in his fourth consecutive outing
    MAY: 1-0, 11.57 ERA (3 G)
  13. 6/8 @SD ND, 7-1 1.0 1 1 1 2 2 24-12 7-1 Has walked two in three consecutive outings
  14. 6/15 @NYM L, 2-3 4.1 5 3 3 2 6 57-39 2-2, 1 on Notched a season-high six strikeouts
  15. 6/20 MIA W, 2-0 5.0 6 0 0 0 3 77-49 2-0 Earned his first win as a starter snice 9/13/20
  16. 6/26 @LAD ND, 2-3 4.0 8 2 2 2 2 69-41 2-2 Allowed a career-high tying eight hits (also 9/24/20 @ PIT)
    JUNE: 1-1, 3.77 ERA (4 G/3 GS)
  17. 7/2 @CIN L, 1-2 5.2 2 2 2 1 9 92-64 1-0, 2 on Career high-tying nine strikeouts (also 9/27/19 @ STL)
  18. 7/7 PHI W, 8-3 5.2 5 3 3 1 5 95-63 5-3 Threw a season-high 95 pitches
  19. 7/19 @STL L, 3-8 4.0 5 5 1 2 6 81-52 0-5 Sixth-straight start after making one start in 13 previous apps.
  20. 7/24 ARI ND, 3-7 5.0 3 2 2 2 1 86-51 2-2 Has lasted at least four innings in eight starts this season
    JULY: 1-2, 3.54 ERA (4 GS)

At the Plate
AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SH SF HP BB SO SB CS
2021 .067 15 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 0 0
Career .063 32 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 20 0 0
LAST HIT: 7/24/21 vs. Arizona (double off Merrill Kelly) … at-bats since then — 0
HOME RUNS: N/A
MOST HITS: 1 (3x) — last, 7/24/21 vs. Arizona
MOST RBI: N/A

Last Time and Career Highs and Lows
Last Win: 7/7/21 vs. PHI, 8-3 (5.2,5,3,3,1,5)
Last Loss: 7/19/21 at STL, 3-8 (4.0,5,5,1,2,6)
Last Complete Game & Shutout: 9/13/20 at MIL, 12-0 (9.0,0,0,0,3,5)
Low-Hit Complete Game: 0, 9/13/20 at MIL
Most Strikeouts: 9 (2x) — last 7/2/21 at CIN
Most Hits Allowed: 8 (2x) — last 6/26/21 at LAD
Most Runs Allowed: 6 — 8/19/20 vs. STL
Longest Winning Streak: 3 games, 9/16/19-8/3/20
Longest Losing Streak: 2 games (2x), last 9/19-24/20

CUBS HITTERS

VS. RHP LUIS CASTILLO
Batter AVG AB H HR RBI
Baez .194 31 6 0 2
Bote .250 12 3 0 0
Bryant .174 23 4 0 1
Chirinos .000 1 0 0 0
Contreras .417 12 5 0 2
Happ .389 18 7 1 3
Heyward .318 22 7 2 4
Hoerner .667 3 2 0 0
Ortega .333 3 1 0 0
Rizzo .192 26 5 0 0
AT WRIGLEY FIELD (REG. SEASON)
Batter AVG AB H HR RBI
Baez .258 1421 366 69 205
Bote .241 377 91 14 71
Bryant .273 1541 421 86 230
Chirinos .250 20 5 3 5
Contreras .272 968 263 53 164
Duffy .237 76 18 0 6
Happ .222 646 144 39 101
Heyward .248 1244 309 30 142
Hoerner .289 159 46 3 21
Marisnick .246 57 14 4 13
Ortega .286 49 14 1 3
Rizzo .295 2348 692 109 392
Wisdom .293 75 22 6 10
BASES LOADED, 2021
Batter AVG AB H HR RBI
Baez .455 11 5 1 12
Bote .286 7 2 0 5
Bryant .333 6 2 1 9
Chirinos .000 0 0 0 0
Contreras .000 5 0 0 3
Duffy .333 3 1 0 3
Happ .200 5 1 0 1
Heyward .143 7 1 0 1
Hoerner .000 0 0 0 0
Marisnick .500 4 2 0 5
Ortega .000 1 0 0 0
Rizzo .286 7 2 0 4
Wisdom .333 3 1 0 2
BASES LOADED, CAREER
Batter AVG AB H HR RBI
Baez .297 64 19 6 56
Bote .276 29 8 1 27
Bryant .241 58 14 6 59
Chirinos .189 53 10 1 37
Contreras .333 48 16 3 48
Duffy .295 44 13 0 31
Happ .250 40 10 2 26
Heyward .248 125 31 3 85
Hoerner .429 7 3 0 7
Marisnick .229 35 8 0 18
Ortega .500 10 5 1 14
Rizzo .330 109 36 5 110
Wisdom .375 8 3 1 8
PINCH HITTING, 2021
Batter AVG AB H HR RBI
Báez .143 7 1 0 1
Bote .250 8 2 0 1
Bryant 1.000 1 1 0 3
Chirinos .333 6 2 1 2
Contreras .333 3 1 0 0
Duffy .143 14 2 0 1
Happ .158 19 3 0 2
Heyward .600 5 3 1 3
Hoerner .000 1 0 0 0
Marisnick .200 25 5 0 3
Ortega .417 12 5 0 0
Rizzo .000 0 0 0 0
Wisdom .300 10 3 1 2
PINCH HITTING, CAREER
Batter AVG AB H HR RBI
Báez .196 51 10 1 4
Bote .326 46 15 2 15
Bryant .333 9 3 0 5
Chirinos .263 19 5 1 4
Contreras .194 31 6 1 5
Duffy .310 42 13 0 8
Happ .253 75 19 5 14
Heyward .286 42 12 1 11
Hoerner .500 4 2 0 1
Marisnick .154 52 8 0 3
Ortega .359 39 14 0 5
Rizzo .188 16 3 0 2
Wisdom .321 28 9 2 5

HOME RUNS, 2021
Batter Solo 2-Run 3-Run GS
Báez (22) 10 9 2 1
Bote (6) 2 3 1 0
Bryant (18) 11 6 0 1
Chirinos (3) 3 0 0 0
Contreras (16) 9 6 1 0
Duffy (1) 0 0 1 0
Happ (9) 5 3 1 0
Heyward (6) 4 2 0 0
Hoerner (0) 0 0 0 0
Marisnick (5) 4 1 0 0
Ortega (2) 1 1 0 0
Rizzo (14) 11 3 0 0
Wisdom (15) 9 6 0 0
Cubs (131) 79 44 6 2
Opponents (136) 76 44 11 5
MULTI-RBI GAMES, 2021
Batter 2-RBI 3-RBI 4-RBI 5+
Báez (18) 13 3 2 0
Bote (7) 4 1 2 0
Bryant (13) 9 2 2 0
Chirinos (1) 1 0 0 0
Contreras (10) 9 1 0 0
Happ (6) 5 0 1 0
Heyward (3) 2 1 0 0
Hoerner (2) 2 0 0 0
Marisnick (4) 3 0 0 1
Ortega (1) 1 0 0 0
Rizzo (8) 6 1 1 0
Sogard (1) 1 0 0 0
Wisdom (9) 7 2 0 0

CUBS PITCHERS
TEAM PITCHING W-L ERA CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO 1BF IR/IRS
Starters 34-38 4.65 1 0 — 511.0 525 285 264 86 190 435 — —
Relievers 16-15 3.51 — — 27 392.1 287 177 153 50 203 472 363/238 171/49
SEASON TOTALS 50-53 4.15 1 5 27 903.1 812 462 417 136 393 907 363/238 171/49

WRIGLEY FIELD GAME TRENDS
In (N, E, NE) Out (S, W, SW) Cross (SE, NW) Total
No. Games 19 19 13 51
Cubs Record 15-4 9-10 7-6 31-20
Cubs Runs 98 99 48 245
Opp. Runs 58 108 54 220
Total Runs 156 206 102 454
Avg. R/Game 8.2 10.8 7.8 8.9
Cubs HR 20 38 16 74
Opp. HR 20 41 12 73

NUMBERS BY THE MONTH
Month AVG R HR ERA SB
April .216 114 32 4.89 16
May .263 131 35 2.52 16
June .188 97 40 4.58 11
July .241 91 24 4.82 9
Totals .227 433 131 4.15 52


MLB INSTANT REPLAY CHALLENGES
Challenges Won Lost
Cubs 30 16 14
Opponent 32 20 12

CUBS EJECTIONS
Mike Borzello, 4/11 @ PIT (Not seeing eye to eye on rules of the game)
David Ross, 4/24 vs. MIL (Arguing a called strike)
David Ross, 5/23 @ STL (Taking umbrage with the strike zone)
David Ross, 7/5 vs. PHI (Arguing balls and strikes)
Willson Contreras, 7/24 vs. ARI (Arguing balls and strikes)

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