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2005 Chicago Cubs
Major league affiliations
2005 information
Manager(s) Dusty Baker
Local television CSN Chicago
Superstation WGN
(Bob Brenly, Len Kasper)
Local radio WGN
(Ron Santo, Pat Hughes)


The Chicago Cubs' 2005 season was the Cub's 133rd season. The Chicago Cubs finished 79-83 ,4th place in the NL Central. This was the first season for the WGN-TV broadcast pairing of Bob Brenly and Len Kasper.



  • December 31, 2004: Todd Hollandsworth was signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago Cubs. [1]
  • January 20, 2005: Cody Ransom was signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago Cubs. [2]
  • February 2, 2005: Sammy Sosa was traded by the Chicago Cubs with cash to the Baltimore Orioles for Jerry Hairston, Mike Fontenot, and Dave Crouthers (minors). [3]
  • February 8, 2005: Scott McClain was signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago Cubs. [4]
  • March 30, 2005: Cody Ransom was purchased by the Texas Rangers from the Chicago Cubs. [2]

Regular season


Season standings

NL Central W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 100 62 -- .617
Houston Astros 89 73 11 .549
Milwaukee Brewers 81 81 19 .500
Chicago Cubs 79 83 21 .488
Cincinnati Reds 73 89 27 .451
Pittsburgh Pirates 67 95 33 .414


  • May 2, 2005: Trenidad Hubbard was signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago Cubs. [5]
  • May 27, 2005: Cody Ransom was signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago Cubs. [2]
  • July 7, 2005: Trenidad Hubbard was released by the Chicago Cubs. [5]
  • August 29, 2005: Todd Hollandsworth was traded by the Chicago Cubs to the Atlanta Braves for Angelo Burrows (minors) and Todd Blackford (minors). [1]


2005 Chicago Cubs
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Player stats


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

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League Mike Quade
AA West Tenn Diamond Jaxx Southern League Bobby Dickerson
A Daytona Cubs Florida State League Richie Zisk
A Peoria Chiefs Midwest League Julio Garcia
Short-Season A Boise Hawks Northwest League Trey Forkerway
Rookie AZL Cubs Arizona League Steve McFarland



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  3. ^ Sammy Sosa Statistics -
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  5. ^ a b
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007


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