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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  • Oh yeah! It just felt like one for some reason.

    Old and Blue 20 min 12 sec ago view
  • Agreed. I was not including Fowler or Heyward.

    I'm just not a fan of 2016 Coghlan.....

    Dusty Baylor 26 min 49 sec ago view
  • @Dusty Contreras if it's a Lester or Arrieta start. TLS is good PH too. You also forgot about Heyward, assume Fowler is CF.

    chitownmvp01 28 min 4 sec ago view
  • I expect Soler to get optioned as well when activated and Cahill to replace Grimm. It wouldn't surprise me if Coghlan and/or Soler is included in a trade.

    Maybe Coghlan is up to see if he can get on track before someone acquires him.

    This move could also be to assure that we have as much OF depth as possible to maximize Joe's ability to rest players in September once we've clinched.

    chitownmvp01 30 min 14 sec ago view
  • Maddon basically said as much...Fowler still kind of sore, they're being proactive, etc.

    Tito 32 min 28 sec ago view
  • La Stella at 2B...Baez at 3B, or vice versa. Zobrist in RF, Bryant in LF No one gets bumped.

    Dusty Baylor 40 min 45 sec ago view
  • If Coghlan is leading off, I assume Fowler is getting the day off. Who is supposed to lead off, then? Someone has to get on base for Bryant and Rizzo. Coghlan's OBP is .346 with the Cubs. Jackson's was .304. LaStella can lead off, but then he has to play second or third, and bump Zobrist or Baez.

    Unless he gets hot, Coghlan will likely change places with Soler soon.

    VirginiaPhil 42 min 20 sec ago view
  • I suspect the Cubs asked Chris Coghlan if he would accept an Optional Assignment to the minors and he refused (Coghlan has one minor league option left), so either you keep LaStella on the 25 and release Coghlan, or option LaStella to AAA for about a month and have both LaStella and Coghlan available in September-October. (As an Article XIX-A player, Coghlan must give his permission before he can be optioned to the minors, while LaStella has not accrued enough MLB Service Time to refuse an optional assignment).

    Arizona Phil 1 hour 3 min ago view
  • Given today's lineup -- maybe they just wanted an extra OF to give Dexter a few days off (i.e. day game after a night game).

    billybucks 1 hour 5 min ago view
  • Tommy LaStella has three minor leaue options left so it's no big deal to send him to Iowa, but as of right now he projects to be at 2+124 MLB Service Time by the end of the of the 2016 MLB regular season, which will place him "on the bubble" as far as being eligible for salary arbitration as a "Super Two" post-2016.

    But if he spends at least twenty days on optional assignment this season (anything less than twenty days and he will accrue a full season of MLB Service Time), he will not have enough MLB Service Time to have a chance to be a "Super Two."

    Arizona Phil 1 hour 16 min ago view
  • this will be his 4th time leading off for the cubs this season...WITH A .500 OB%! HAIL MADDON! THE PLAN (c)2016! HE HAS RISEN! #YOLO #SWAG! KONY 2012!

    crunch 1 hour 24 min ago view
  • I don't hate Coghlan as a PHer but he's leading off today which is as bad as Austin Jackson doing so last year. He doesn't even have the speed.

    johann 2 hours 13 min ago view
  • TLS has options. He will be up again in Sept, and maybe earlier.

    Rob Richardson 2 hours 23 min ago view
  • Very odd -- TLS .308/.419 in July (in 26 AB). Strange move for a team struggling to score runs. Hard to imagine Coghlan doing better than that. Maybe they like Coghlan better as a PH?

    billybucks 2 hours 34 min ago view
  • Sorry to nitpick -- but the first game wasn't a save.

    billybucks 2 hours 49 min ago view
  • Wow La Stella sent to Iowa and Coghlan brought up. I'm not a huge Stella fan but he has been hitting lately and is to me better than Coghlan. Neither are good defensively but I guess Coghlan can play the outfield allowing Bryant to stay at 3rd more where he's better.

    johann 2 hours 50 min ago view