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2009 Chicago Cubs

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2008 / 2010

83-78, Finished 2nd in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Lou Piniella (83-78)
GM: Jim Hendry, Farm Dir: Oneri Fleita, Scouting Dir: Tim Wilken
Scored 707 runs, Allowed 672 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 84-77

Ballparks: Wrigley Field · Attendance: 3,168,859 (4th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 107, Pitching - 106 · one-year: Batting - 111, Pitching - 110

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2008 / 2010 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Jose Ascanio 24 R R 5' 11" 195 May 2, 1985 3 14 0 12 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $405,000
Mitch Atkins 23 R R 6' 4" 225 Oct 1, 1985 1st 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Jeff Baker 28 R R 6' 2" 220 Jun 21, 1981 5 69 51 69 63 0 0 2 49 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 1.5
Justin Berg 25 R R 6' 3" 225 Jun 7, 1984 1st 11 0 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $400,000
Andres Blanco 25 B R 5' 10" 190 Apr 11, 1984 4 53 30 53 51 0 0 0 40 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 -0.0
Milton Bradley 31 B R 6' 0" 215 Apr 15, 1978 10 124 108 124 109 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 108 109 0 15 0 0.3 $7,000,000
Esmailin Caridad 25 R R 5' 10" 195 Oct 28, 1983 1st 14 0 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Tyler Colvin 23 L L 6' 3" 210 Sep 5, 1985 1st 6 5 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0.3
Neal Cotts 29 L L 6' 1" 200 Mar 25, 1980 7 19 0 19 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $1,100,000
Ryan Dempster 32 R R 6' 2" 215 May 3, 1977 12 31 31 30 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.4 $9,000,000
Mike Fontenot 29 L R 5' 9" 165 Jun 9, 1980 4 135 100 135 113 0 0 0 70 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 0 0.1 $430,000
Chad Fox 38 R R 6' 2" 180 Sep 3, 1970 10 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Jake Fox 26 R R 6' 0" 220 Jul 20, 1982 2 82 48 82 59 0 3 7 0 27 0 23 0 3 26 3 30 0 -0.2 $401,500
Ryan Freel 33 R R 5' 10" 185 Mar 8, 1976 8 14 8 14 10 0 0 0 0 7 0 1 1 1 3 0 3 1 -0.3
Kosuke Fukudome 32 L R 6' 0" 200 Apr 26, 1977 2 146 129 146 140 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 113 44 157 0 10 0 2.1 $12,500,000
Sam Fuld 27 L L 5' 10" 175 Nov 20, 1981 2 65 22 65 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 26 2 57 0 16 4 0.6 $401,500
Joey Gathright 28 L R 5' 10" 175 Apr 27, 1981 6 20 1 20 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 11 0 10 3 -0.3 $800,000
Tom Gorzelanny 26 R L 6' 3" 210 Jul 12, 1982 5 13 7 13 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $433,000
John Grabow 30 L L 6' 1" 205 Nov 4, 1978 7 30 0 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6
Kevin Gregg 31 R R 6' 6" 245 Jun 20, 1978 7 72 0 70 72 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $4,200,000
Angel Guzman 27 R R 6' 3" 190 Dec 14, 1981 4 55 0 55 55 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6 $421,500
Rich Harden 27 L R 6' 1" 190 Nov 30, 1981 7 27 26 26 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.8 $7,000,000
Kevin Hart 26 R R 6' 4" 215 Dec 29, 1982 3 8 4 6 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Aaron Heilman 30 R R 6' 5" 230 Nov 12, 1978 7 70 0 68 70 70 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $1,625,000
Koyie Hill 30 B R 6' 1" 205 Mar 9, 1979 6 83 69 83 79 0 79 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0.7 $475,000
Micah Hoffpauir 29 L L 6' 3" 215 Mar 1, 1980 2 105 49 105 59 0 0 27 0 0 0 11 0 25 36 2 47 0 -0.3 $407,500
Reed Johnson 32 R R 5' 10" 190 Dec 8, 1976 7 65 36 65 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 42 7 59 0 18 1 0.7 $3,000,000
Derrek Lee 33 R R 6' 5" 240 Sep 6, 1975 13 141 141 141 139 0 0 139 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.4 $13,250,000
Ted Lilly 33 L L 6' 0" 195 Jan 4, 1976 11 27 27 26 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.6 $13,000,000 All-Star
Carlos Marmol 26 R R 6' 1" 235 Oct 14, 1982 4 79 0 75 79 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6 $575,000
Sean Marshall 26 L L 6' 7" 225 Aug 30, 1982 4 55 9 51 55 55 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.4 $450,000
Aaron Miles 32 B R 5' 8" 180 Dec 15, 1976 7 74 31 74 45 0 0 0 35 4 8 0 0 0 0 0 34 0 -1.7 $2,200,000
David Patton 25 R R 6' 3" 205 May 18, 1984 1st 20 0 19 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 $400,000
Aramis Ramirez 31 R R 6' 1" 205 Jun 25, 1978 12 82 79 82 79 0 0 0 0 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.7 $16,650,000
Jeff Samardzija 24 R R 6' 5" 225 Jan 23, 1985 2 20 2 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 $2,000,000
Bobby Scales 31 B R 6' 0" 185 Oct 4, 1977 1st 51 30 51 38 0 0 0 11 8 0 17 0 4 21 0 15 3 -0.2
Alfonso Soriano 33 R R 6' 1" 195 Jan 7, 1976 11 117 116 117 116 0 0 0 2 1 0 116 0 0 116 0 1 0 -1.6 $17,000,000
Geovany Soto 26 R R 6' 1" 235 Jan 20, 1983 5 102 92 102 96 0 96 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0.2 $575,000
Jeff Stevens 25 R R 6' 2" 205 Sep 5, 1983 1st 11 0 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $400,000
So Taguchi 39 R R 5' 10" 170 Jul 2, 1969 8 6 2 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 4 0 3 1 -0.1
Ryan Theriot 29 R R 5' 11" 185 Dec 7, 1979 5 154 147 154 151 0 0 0 0 0 151 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1.0 $500,000
Luis Vizcaino 34 R R 5' 11" 210 Aug 6, 1974 11 4 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $3,500,000
Jason Waddell 28 R L 6' 2" 200 Jun 11, 1981 1st 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Randy Wells 26 R R 6' 5" 230 Aug 28, 1982 2 27 27 26 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.3 $402,000
Carlos Zambrano 28 B R 6' 4" 275 Jun 1, 1981 9 35 28 33 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 3.8 $18,750,000
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

2008 / 2010 Roster (40-man)