Cubs 2012 Extended Spring Training - Stats Update (4/29)

1/3 of the way through Extended Spring Training, here are the Cubs Cactus League game statistics.



There is no official scorer at the games, so the stats are unofficial.


* bats or throws left
# bats both


POSITION PLAYERS:


NOTE: POSITION PLAYERS ARE SORTED BY PLATE APPEARANCES (PA)


JAVIER BAEZ (SS):
295/295/705 (12 GAMES - 44 PA) – 3 2B, 3 3B, 3 HR, 13 RBI, 9 R, 0/13 BB/K, 3 SB (0 CS)
DEFENSE: 6 ERRORS


* DAN VOGELBACH (1B):
189/286/406 (12 GAMES – 42 PA) – 2 2B, 0 3B, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 5 R, 4/8 BB/K, 1 HBP, 2 GIDP
DEFENSE: 4 ERRORS


* SHAWON DUNSTON JR (CF-LF):
293/356/463 (12 GAMES – 41 PA) – 2 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 3 R, 4/6 BB/K, 2 SH, 1 SB (1 CS)


# JEIMER CANDELARIO (3B):
316/350/500 (12 GAMES – 40 PA) – 3 2B, 2 3B, 0 HR, 2 RBI, 7 R, 2/10 BB/K, 1 SB (0 CS)
DEFENSE: 2 ERRORS


GIOSKAR AMAYA (2B):
323/410/353 (12 GAMES – 39 PA) – 1 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 2 RBI, 6 R, 5/8 BB/K, 1 SB (0 CS)
DEFENSE: 2 ERRORS


XAVIER BATISTA (LF-RF):
375/428/656 (11 GAMES- 35 PA) – 4 2B, 1 3B, 2 HR, 10 RBI, 8 R, 2/4 BB/K, 1 HBP, 1 GIDP, 1 SB (0 CS)
DEFENSE: 1 ERROR, 2 OUTFIELD ASSISTS


* DANNY LOCKHART (2B-SS-3B):
219/265/281 (11 GAMES – 34 PA) – 2 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R, 2/7 BB/K, 1 SB (0 CS), 1 PO
DEFENSE: 3 ERRORS


TREY MARTIN (CF):
367/412/467 (10 GAMES – 34 PA) – 3 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 2 RBI, 7 R, 2/7 BB/K, 1 SF, 3 SB (0 CS), 1 PO
DEFENSE: 2 OUTFIELD ASSISTS


CARLOS PENALVER (SS-2B):
167/265/167 (11 GAMES – 34 PA) – 0 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 2 RBI, 3 R, 4/3 BB/K, 1 GIDP, 2 SB (0 CS)
DEFENSE: 4 ERRORS


* BRIAN INOA (2B):
179/281/179 (9 GAMES – 32 PA) – 0 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 2 R, 3/7 BB/K, 1 HBP, 1 SB (0 CS), 1 PO
DEFENSE: 1 ERROR


# ROCK SHOULDERS (1B):
214/281/311 (9 GAMES – 32 PA) – 3 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 5 RBI, 3 R, 3/10 BB/K, 1 SF, 2 GIDP
DEFENSE: 1 ERROR


WILSON CONTRERAS (C):
357/367/539 (10 GAMES – 30 PA) – 3 2B, 1 3B, 0 HR, 5 RBI, 6 R, 1/5 BB/K, 1 CI, 1 GIDP, 3 SB (0 CS), 1 PO
DEFENSE: 2 ERRORS, 4 PB, 5-17 CS (29% CS), 1 PO


* GARRETT SCHLECHT (LF-CF-RF):
269/345/308 (11 GAMES – 29 PA) – 1 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 4 RBI, 2 R, 1/11 BB/K, 2 HBP, 1 SH, 1 GIDP


ANTHONY GIANSANTI (C)
250/423/450 (9 GAMES – 26 PA) – 0 2B, 2 3B, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 2 R, 6/5 BB/K
DEFENSE: 1 ERROR, 3 PB, 3-6 CS (50% CS)


* TREVOR GRETZKY (1B):
318/423/364 (8 GAMES – 26 PA) – 1 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 5 R, 4/4 BB/K, 1 GIDP
DEFENSE: 1 ERROR


NEFTALI ROSARIO (C):
250/250/375 (10 GAMES – 24 PA) – 0 2B, 0 3B, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 2 R, 0/9 BB/K
DEFENSE: 1 ERROR, 3-10 CS (30 % CS)


YASIEL BALAGUERT (RF-LF):
233/294/400 (11 GAMES – 23 PA) – 1 2B, 2 3B, 0 HR, 3 RBI, 4 R, 2/8 BB/K, 1 HBP, 1 SF, 2 GIDP
DEFENSE: 1 ERROR, 1 OUTFIELD ASSIST


JAIR BOGAERTS (3B-LF):
375/474/412 (7 GAMES – 19 PA), 1 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 2 R, 2/4 BB/K, 1 HBP, 1 GIDP


PIERRE LePAGE (2B):
308/471/385 (6 GAMES – 17 PA) – 1 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 6 R, 3/1 BB/K, 1 HBP, 1 GIDP, 1 SB (0 CS), 1 PO


# MARK MALAVE (3B):
200/250/200 (9 GAMES – 16 PA) – 0 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 R, 1/5 BB/K
DEFENSE: 2 ERRORS


# KEVIN ENCARNACION (CF-RF-LF):
214/267/214 (6 GAMES – 15 PA) – 0 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 3 R, 1/1 BB/K, 1 GIDP, 2 SB ( 0 CS), 1 PO


YANIEL CABEZAS (C):
286/286/286 (7 GAMES – 14 PA) – 0 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 R, 0/1 BB/K, 1 GIDP
DEFENSE: 4-4 CS (100% CS)
NOTE: Has been moved up to Peoria


DONG-YUB KIM (LF):
071/071/286 (5 GAMES – 14 PA) – 0 2B, 0 3B, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 R, 0/3 BB/K, 1 SB (0 CS)


# OLIVER ZAPATA (CF-LF):
333/385/417 (3 GAMES – 13 PA) – 1 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R, 1/1 BB/K, 0 SB (1 CS)
NOTE: Has been moved up to Peoria


* WILFREDO PETIT (C):
400/500/500 (8 GAMES – 12 PA) – 1 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 1 R, 2/1 BB/K, PO
DEFENSE: 0-2 CS (0% CS)


* DELBIS ARCILA (RF):
143/250/143 (6 GAMES – 8 PA) – 0 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 R, 1/4 BB/K


RYAN DURRENCE (1B):
250/250/250 (3 GAMES – 8 PA) – 0 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 R, 0/2 BB/K, 1 GIDP


JEFFREY BAEZ (LF-RF):
000/000/000 (4 GAMES – 7 PA) – 0 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 R, 0/3 BB/K


LUIS ACOSTA (2B):
000/333/000 (3 GAMES – 3 PA) – 0 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 R, 1/2 BB/K


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PITCHERS:


NOTE: PITCHERS ARE SORTED BY INNINGS PITCHED (IP)


STARLING PERALTA:
0.94 WHIP – 3.09 ERA – 214 OppBA (4 GAMES – 4 GS) – 11.2 IP, 9 H, 4 R (4 ER), 2 BB, 14 K, 1 HR


* GERARDO CONCEPCION: 1.59 WHIP – 4.77 ERA – .304 OppBA (3 GAMES – 1 GS) – 11.1 IP, 14 H, 7 R (6 ER), 4 BB, 11 K, 1 GIDP, 3 WP, 1 BALK
NOTE: Has been moved up to Peoria


* SHELDON McDONALD:
0.82 WHIP – 0.82 ERA – .200 OppBA (5 GAMES) – 11.0 IP, 8 H, 2 R (1 ER), 1 BB, 17 K, 1 HBP, 1 GIDP


JAMES PUGLIESE:
1.22 WHIP – 0.85 ERA – .281 OppBA (5 GAMES – 3 GS) – 10.2 IP, 9 H, 1 R (1 ER), 4 BB, 9 K, 1 HR, 3 GIDP, 2 PO


TAYLER SCOTT:
0.97 WHIP – 1.74 ERA – .194 OppBA (4 GAMES – 4 GS) – 10.1 IP, 7 H, 4 R (2 ER), 3 BB, 7 K, 1 HBP


PETE LEVITT:
1.22 WHIP – 1.00 ERA – .286 OppBA (5 GAMES ) – 9.0 IP, 10 H, 2 R (1 ER), 1 BB, 6 K, 1 GIDP


* FRANK DEL VALLE:
2.52 WHIP – 8.31 ERA – .410 OppBA (3 GAMES - 1 GS) – 8.2 IP, 16 H, 9 R (8 ER), 6 BB, 11 K, 2 HR, 1 HBP, 2 WP, 1 PO
NOTE: Has been moved up to Daytona


JIN-YOUNG KIM:
0.48 WHIP, 1.08 ERA, .111 OppBA (4 GAMES) – 8.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R (1 ER), 1 BB, 6 K, 1 GIDP


CARLOS MARTINEZ:
1.80 WHIP – 2.16 ERA – .300 OppBA (4 GAMES – 1 GS) – 8.1 IP, 9 H, 2 R (2 ER), 6 BB, 4 K, 3 GIDP


RODERIK PICHARDO:
0.65 WHIP – 0.00 ERA – .120 OppBA (5 GAMES) – 7.2 IP, 3 H, 0 R, (0 ER), 2 BB, 7 K, 1 WP, 1 GIDP


DAVID HENRIE:
2.00 WHIP – 10.19 ERA – .452 OppBA (3 GAMES – 1 GS) – 7.0 IP, 14 H, 8 R (8 ER), 0 BB, 5 K, 3 GIDP


CHARLES THOMAS:
1.29 WHIP – 0.00 ERA – .250 OppBA (4 GAMES) – 7.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R (0 ER), 3 BB, 7 K, 1 WP, 1 GIDP


* BRIAN SMITH:
1.50 WHIP – 6.75 ERA – .240 OppBA (4 GAMES) – 6.2 IP, 6 H, 5 R (5 ER), 4 BB, 5 K, 5 WP


FELIX PENA:
3.33 WHIP – 12.00 ERA, .344 OppBA (5 GAMES) – 6.0 IP, 11 H, 9 R (8 ER), 3 BB, 4 K, 1 HR, 1 WP
DEFENSE: 1 ERROR


ROB WHITENACK:
0.83 WHIP – 0.00 ERA – .237 OppBA (4 GAMES - 4 GS) – 6.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R (0 ER), 0 BB, 3 K, 1 GIDP
DEFENSE: 1 ERROR


JOSE ARIAS:
1.40 WHIP – 3.60 ERA – .250 OppBA (2 GAMES - 1 GS) – 5.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R (2 ER), 1 BB, 9 K


* HUNTER ACKERMAN:
2.20 WHIP – 1.80 ERA – .381 OppBA (3 GAMES) – 5.0 IP, 8 H, 4 R (2 ER), 3 BB, 8 K


IAN DICKSON:
0.80 WHIP – 1.80 ERA – .222 OppBA (2 GAMES – 2 GS) – 5.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R (1 ER), 0 BB, 3 K


RAMON GARCIA:
1.45 WHIP – 1.58 ERA – .333 OppBA (2 GAMES) – 3.2 IP, 5 H, 1 R (1 ER), 1 BB, 3 K


RYAN HARTMAN:
2.45 WHIP – 7.36 ERA – .400 Opp BA (2 GAMES) – 3.2 IP, 6 H, 6 R (3 ER), 4 BB, 3 K, 1 HBP, 5 WP, 1 PO


RAFAEL DIPLAN:
1.50 WHIP – 0.00 ERA – .307 OppBA (3 GAMES) – 3.1 IP, 4 H, 0 R (0 ER), 1 BB, 4 K


* AUGUSTO COLINA:
1.50 WHIP – 4.50 ERA – .250 OppBA (1 GAME) – 2.0 IP, 2 H , 1 R (1 ER), 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HR


ETHAN ELIAS:
3.00 WHIP – 18.00 ERA – .455 OppBA (2 GAMES) – 2.0 IP, 5 H, 5 R (4 ER), 1 BB, 3 K, 1 HBP
DEFENSE: 1 ERROR


LOIGER PADRON:
0.00 WHIP – 0.00 ERA - .000 OppBA (1 GAME) – 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R (0 ER), 0 BB, 2 K, 1 HBP, 1 GIDP


JAVIER CASTRO:
0.00 WHIP – 0.00 ERA – .000 OppBA (1 GAME) – 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R (0 ER), 0 BB, 1 K


SU-MIN JUNG:
6.00 WHIP – 20.25 ERA – .200 OppBA (2 GAMES) – 1.1 IP, 1 H, 3 R (3 ER), 7 BB, 0 K, 2 WP


JORGE DIAZ:
1.00 WHIP – 0.00 ERA – .000 OppBA (1 GAME) – 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R (0 ER), 1 BB, 2 K, 1 HBP
DEFENSE: 1 ERROR


ALVIDO JIMENEZ:
5.00 WHIP – 27.00 ERA – .500 OppBA (1 GAME) – 1.0 IP, 3 H, 4 R (3 ER), 2 BB, 1 K, 1 BALK


* LUIS VILLALBA:
1.00 WHIP – 0.00 ERA – .250 OppBA (1 GAME) – 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R (0 ER), 0 BB, 1 K

Comments

Phil,

Any update on some of the injured Cubs? Some who come to mind are Micah Gibbs, Marcos Mateo, Evan Crawford, Graham Hicks, Zac Rosscup, and David Cales? Also, any idea how Matt Spencer to the mound is working out?

Sun, 04/29/2012 - 10:04pm — Koyies Bansaw

Phil,

Any update on some of the injured Cubs? Some who come to mind are Micah Gibbs, Marcos Mateo, Evan Crawford, Graham Hicks, Zac Rosscup, and David Cales? Also, any idea how Matt Spencer to the mound is working out?

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K BANSAW: I believe Hicks threw "live" BP last week so he could be close to returning.

Rosscup is shut-down and has been since the last week of Minor League Camp, and same goes for Mateo. I don't know when they are expected to return.

I don't know what's wrong with Micah Gibbs but he is at Fitch Park, though not on the field.

Cales had shoulder surgery last year but I haven't seen him on the field since PFPs at Minor League Camp.

Evan Crawford had season-ending shoulder surgery during Minor League Camp.

I haven't seen Matt Spencer on the field since Minor League Camp, but he was throwing 98 MPH with absolutely zero command at Instructs last fall.

On the bright side, RHP Arturo Maltos-Garcia (July 2011 TJS) threw a sim game last week and should be close to returning to game action. AMG was drafted by the Cubs in the 30th round of the 2011 June draft out of Lamar CC even though he blew out his elbow throwing in a JUCO tournament game at Central Arizona JC prior to the draft, and he is about a month behind Rob Whitenack, who had his TJS last June. Maltos-Garcia supposedly has a killer drop-curve, but it might be a while before he is allowed to throw it in a game.

rosscup is in az and throwing again. by throwing i mean literally throwing, not pitching. (via his twitter)

Vogelbach--ouch.

Cool page, youngest at each level in minors

http://minorleaguecentral.com/youngest.php

a few cubs in there

Is it just me, or does Albert look a little smaller this year?

Hey, AZ, what do you think of Candelerio? I saw his name come up last year a lot in a positive way and his line looks pretty good again so far this year. How does his 3B skills look? Can he be our new 3B prospect in place of Vitters soon? Pleeeeeeze?

Mon, 04/30/2012 - 6:44am — Old and Blue

Hey, AZ, what do you think of Candelerio? I saw his name come up last year a lot in a positive way and his line looks pretty good again so far this year. How does his 3B skills look? Can he be our new 3B prospect in place of Vitters soon? Pleeeeeeze?

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O&B: Jeimer Candelario is a switch-hitter and he really drives the ball left-handed. He should develop some HR power as he matures, too.

He is a below-average defensive third-baseman, however, and I wouldn't be surprised if ends up a corner OF.

PHIL: What is going on with Vogelbach? What pitches has he shown most vulnerability to?

The Bears could still find a roster spot for the kid.

Secondly, with 34 errors, are you seeing ANYTHING on the field that would indicate this "Cubs Way", other than the "Same Old Way"?

Yeah, why hasn't the Cubs Way produced magic wand like effects virtually overnight?

Mon, 04/30/2012 - 9:57am — The E-Man

PHIL: What is going on with Vogelbach? What pitches has he shown most vulnerability to?

The Bears could still find a roster spot for the kid.

Secondly, with 34 errors, are you seeing ANYTHING on the field that would indicate this "Cubs Way", other than the "Same Old Way"?

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E-MAN: Vogelbach is usually a very patient hitter who will use the entire field, but for some reason he has been more aggressive at the plate the last couple of weeks, and he has been grounding out a lot to the right side of the infield. He seems to be over-anxious and has been trying to pull everything.

Despite all of the infield practice they take at Minor League Camp and Extended Spring Training, Vogelbach has been playing 1st base like a man with two left feet.

He was better last year pre-Instructs when he just did what came natural.

I'm not exactly sure how The Cubs Way is being implemented. I do know that the minor league managers and coaches have a lot more analytical work to do after each day's game and/or workout, and some of it is apparently pretty complicated (compared to what they used to have to do).

Junior Lake was supposedly on 7 day DL list, any idea how he got hurt and when he might be back?

http://muskat.mlblogs.com/2012/04/30/430-extr...

Junior Lake has not joined one of the Cubs’ Minor League teams because he’s been rehabbing at the extended Spring Training camp in Mesa, Ariz. Lake has been slowed by back problems. The Cubs hope he’ll be assigned to a team in the next 10 days or so.

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