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2009 Chicago Cubs
Major league affiliations
Location
2009 information
Owner(s) Tribune Company
Manager(s) Lou Pinella
Local television WGN-TV
WGN America
CSN Chicago
CSN Chicago Plus
WCIU-TV
Local radio WGN

The Chicago Cubs' 2009 season was the 137th season of American baseball for the Chicago Cubs. It involved the Cubs attempting to win the NL Central division, although falling short in second place.

Contents

Regular season

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Season standings

  
NL Central
W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 91 71 .562 46–35 45–36
Chicago Cubs 83 78 .516 46–34 37–44
Milwaukee Brewers 80 82 .494 11 40–41 40–41
Cincinnati Reds 78 84 .481 13 40–41 38–43
Houston Astros 74 88 .457 17 44–37 30–51
Pittsburgh Pirates 62 99 .385 28½ 40–41 22–58

Record vs. opponents

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


Through September 28, 2009

Game log

2009 Game Log

Roster

2009 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaching Staff

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Soto, GeovanyGeovany Soto 45 142 31 .218 2 14
1B Lee, DerrekDerrek Lee 44 167 45 .269 6 24
2B Miles, AaronAaron Miles 37 98 20 .204 0 4
SS Theriot, RyanRyan Theriot 54 211 60 .284 6 23
3B Fontenot, MikeMike Fontenot 51 169 42 .249 6 26
LF Soriano, AlfonsoAlfonso Soriano 53 229 55 .240 14 27
CF Fukudome, KosukeKosuke Fukudome 48 159 47 .296 5 22
RF Bradley, MiltonMilton Bradley 42 125 26 .208 5 14

Through June 10, 2009

Other batters

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
Hoffpauir, MicahMicah Hoffpauir 42 104 28 .269 4 17
Johnson, ReedReed Johnson 36 99 28 .283 3 15
Ramirez, AramisAramis Ramirez 18 66 24 .364 4 16
Hill, KoyieKoyie Hill 20 54 14 .259 2 7
Scales, BobbyBobby Scales 22 53 12 .226 3 7
Blanco, AndresAndres Blanco 8 24 5 .208 0 1
Freel, RyanRyan Freel 10 18 3 .167 0 1
Gathright, JoeyJoey Gathright 20 14 3 .214 0 0
Fox, JakeJake Fox 7 11 4 .364 0 2
Dempster, RyanRyan Dempster 12 27 2 .074 0 2
Zambrano, CarlosCarlos Zambrano 14 27 7 .259 2 3
Lilly, TedTed Lilly 11 24 2 .083 0 2
Harden, RichRich Harden 9 15 3 .200 0 0
Marshall, SeanSean Marshall 12 13 3 .231 0 2
Wells, RandyRandy Wells 6 11 2 .182 0 1
Guzman, AngelAngel Guzman 25 3 0 .000 0 0
Ascanio, JoséJosé Ascanio 7 2 0 .000 0 0

Through June 9, 2009

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO WHIP
Dempster, RyanRyan Dempster 12 74.1 4 3 4.12 64 1.278
Lilly, TedTed Lilly 11 71.1 6 4 3.28 59 1.079
Zambrano, CarlosCarlos Zambrano 9 55.2 4 2 3.72 53 1.401
Marshall, SeanSean Marshall 12 47.0 3 5 4.79 32 1.404
Harden, RichRich Harden 8 43.2 4 2 4.74 53 1.374
Wells, RandyRandy Wells 6 38.2 0 2 1.86 31 1.009

Through June 9, 2009

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV IP ERA SO WHIP
Gregg, KevinKevin Gregg 27 0 1 10 25.1 4.62 28 1.500
Guzman, AngelAngel Guzman 25 2 0 1 27.2 2.28 25 0.904
Marmol, CarlosCarlos Marmol 30 1 1 3 27.0 3.67 29 1.519
Heilman, AaronAaron Heilman 26 2 3 0 25.0 4.68 20 1.600
Cotts, NealNeal Cotts 19 0 2 0 11.0 7.36 9 2.091
Patton, DavidDavid Patton 12 2 1 0 16.1 6.06 15 1.776
Ascanio, JoséJosé Ascanio 7 0 0 0 10.2 2.53 12 1.313
Vizcaino, LuisLuis Vizcaino 4 0 0 0 3.2 0.00 3 0.545
Samardzija, JeffJeff Samardzija 5 0 0 0 3.1 8.10 5 2.700
Waddell, JasonJason Waddell 2 0 0 0 1.1 0.00 2 0.750
Fox, ChadChad Fox 2 0 0 0 0.1 135.00 0 15.000

Through June 9, 2009

2008 post-season changes

Trades

November 13, 2008
To Florida Marlins
Jose Ceda
To Chicago Cubs
Kevin Gregg
December 31, 2008
to Cleveland Indians
Mark DeRosa
to Chicago Cubs
Minor league prospects (Gaub, Stevens, Archer)
January 6, 2009
to Colorado Rockies
Jason Marquis
to Chicago Cubs
Luis Vizcaino
January 17, 2009
to Baltimore Orioles
Felix Pie
to Chicago Cubs
Garrett Olson and Henry Williamson
January 27, 2009
to Seattle Mariners
Ronny Cedeno and Garrett Olson
to Chicago Cubs
Aaron Heilman
May 8, 2009
to Baltimore Orioles
Joey Gathright
to Chicago Cubs
Ryan Freel
July 2, 2009
to Colorado Rockies
Al Alburquerque
to Chicago Cubs
Jeff Baker
July 6, 2009
to Kansas City Royals
Ryan Freel
to Chicago Cubs
player to be named later
July 30, 2009
to Pittsburgh Pirates
Kevin Hart, Jose Ascanio, and Josh Harrison
to Chicago Cubs
John Grabow and Tom Gorzelanny

Free agent acquisitions

Player Former team Contract Terms
Joey Gathright Kansas City Royals 1 year, $800,000
Aaron Miles St Louis Cardinals 2 years, Undisclosed
Milton Bradley Texas Rangers 3 years, $30,000,000
So Taguchi Philadelphia Phillies 1 year, $900,000
Paul Bako Cincinnati Reds Undisclosed

Players lost to free agency

Player New team
Bob Howry San Francisco Giants
Kerry Wood Cleveland Indians
Henry Blanco San Diego Padres
Daryle Ward Cincinnati Reds
Jim Edmonds Retired

Media

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