Random facts

Jose Bautista has more home runs than all these Cubs players combined: Geovany Soto, Koyie Hill, Jeff Baker, Darwin Barney, Blake DeWitt, Starlin Castro, Aramis Ramirez, Tony Campana, Reed Jonson, Kosuke Fukudome, Tyler Colvin, and Marlon Byrd. Bautista has 18 and those players have combined for 15.

The following players have combined for one more walk than Jose Bautista has: Darwin Barney, Starlin Castr, Alfonso Soriano, Tyler Colvin, Marlon Byrd, Koyie Hill, Jeff Baker, Reed Johnson, Blake DeWitt, and all the pitchers on the Cubs.

Ryan Braun has as many stolen bases as the Cubs (10).

Jose Reyes has nearly twice as many steals as the Cubs. Reyes, Michael Bourn, Jacoby Ellsbury, Drew Stubbs, Elvis Andrus, Ian Desmond, Coco Crisp, Matt Kemp, Erick Aybar, Sam Fuld, Ichiro Suzuki, Jose Tabata, Carlos Gomez, and Will Venebale, along with Ryan Braun, have as many or more stolen bases than the Cubs do.

9 players have more intentional walks than the entire Cubs team does. Another 7 have the same number.

Only the Giants have swung at as many pitches outside the zone as the Cubs have.

The Dodgers have swung at 47.2% of the pitches they’ve seen. That’s the second highest percentage. The Cubs have swung at 48.2%. The Yankees and Indians have swung at only 42.8%.

No team has hit fewer balls in the air than the Cubs.

That is all.


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