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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  • Sure, no marks and some inconsistencies in the witness's statements. But firing your gun into garage wall immediately after an argument and punching out your car window is still threatening and out of control behavior. There was certainly enough for MLB to think it warranted a 30-game suspension.

    Charlie 15 min 31 sec ago view
  • I'd prefer they be flexible with the closing situation depending on matchups. You're not really adding a lefty reliever if you use him strictly as a closer.

    Charlie 16 min 3 sec ago view
  • Stockpiling young talent isn't only for trading for someone like Chapman though. Even with an elite closer winning the World Series is basically a crap shoot so the key is to get to the playoffs as much as possible and not just mortgage everything on one year. Once you get there an elite bullpen certainly helps but the playoffs can be won by one hitter or starting pitcher getting hot (Murphy, Molina, Baumgardner) and a closer might not be able to stop that.

    johann 40 min 22 sec ago view
  • I'm also not crazy about press convictions. As the police report noted, there were no marks on the lady in question. There's a TMZ link (of course) to her police pictures, as well.

    I think the only way this trade goes real bad is if Cubbery intervenes and Chapman is suddenly bad for some reason.

    Old and Blue 43 min 43 sec ago view
  • I am right there with you closing in on 60.

    I don't care that much about "mortgaging" one player who is not only blocked by two guys, but is not ready to hit the majors for at least a couple years.

    There is no reason why this team, this year, can't have a real shot at something NONE of us have experienced.

    Further, I don't feel that even if they fall short that they have ruined their farm system.

    I have made my opinion clear here, with others, Warren was shit on the Cubs save one spot start.

    The E-Man 2 hours 13 min ago view
  • Trading for Warren, Warren sucking, getting Warren back for Chapman plus 3 prospects, sounds like Revenge of The Yankees on the former Boston executive. Old rivalries never die.

    I pray to the heavens above Chapman doesn't suck for some reason, or he'll be booed out of town faster than a Todd Hundley revival meeting.

    Old and Blue 2 hours 20 min ago view
  • I'm kind of nostalgic for the Schwarber-for-Miller rumors.

    Brick 2 hours 32 min ago view
  • This offseason, after some ridiculous playoff run and Chapman saving every game from here until the end of the postseason striking out 27/9innings, I welcome anyone to quote this thread and call me a dummy: I hate this trade, and my hate is 2 parts Chapman makes this team less likeable and 1 part that's a ridiculous overpay for 30 regular season innings and, at tops, 10 postseason innings. Already hoping they don't extend him.

    Charlie 2 hours 34 min ago view
  • btw...Thanks AZ Phil. I'm really enjoying your take on this trade.

    Cubster 2 hours 56 min ago view
  • I'm a bit disappointed on the Warren experience. Essentially they gave Castro away for crickets (OK, well they signed Zobrist with the Castro salary dump). Otherwise one might look at it as Chapman for Castro and our #1 minors prospect (Torres) + McKinney/Crawford. Seems pricey for a 2 month rental. We will see if this price tag is that steep in a relative way based on the remaining deadline deals for relievers.

    Cubster 2 hours 57 min ago view
  • Yep. One of the great things about this team (in addition to being really good at baseball) was the "likable" factor. Feels a bit different now. Who knows...maybe Chapman will be the king of the dance parties.

    billybucks 3 hours 6 min ago view
  • Here are some possible corresponding minor league moves we might see in the aftermath  of the Chapman trade: 

    SOUTH BEND to MYRTLE BEACH: OF Donnie Dewees and INF Bryant Flete  

    EUGENE to SOUTH BEND: OF Robert Garcia and INF Vimael Machin 

    There is really no reason to replace Billy McKinney at Tennessee because both Chris Coghlan and Jorge Soler are doing their rehab at Tennessee.  

    And there are plenty of pitchers at Iowa. No need to replace Warren at AAA. .  

    Arizona Phil 3 hours 26 min ago view
  • I am 70 years old. The Cubs last played in the World Series in 1945. I was born in 1946. I hate to lose a prospect like Torres, but when the opportunity is there to get that World Series ring, you go for it. This was the idea in stock piling all this young talent. I would like to see Reddick added now and the Cubbies should be done.

    Hagsag 3 hours 56 min ago view
  • I would expect Richard to accept an optional assignment because based on how he's played this season, there is a decent chance that he won't find work elsewhere. Rather stay and potentially get a ring. Same goes for Coghlan since he's struggled mightily this year.

    Edwards should not go down. He's pitched very well and Maddon is very impressed with him. I would expect Grimm to go down for Cahill so he can get back on track (he's pitched better in July, but he's not getting enough appearances).

    chitownmvp01 4 hours 19 sec ago view
  • chitownmvp01: Indeed Clayton Richard would seem to be odd man out once Chapman reports, but Richard might accept a minor league assignment if he is promised a return to Chicago on 9/1 when MLB Active List rosters expand (Richard has minor league ioptions left).

    Arizona Phil 4 hours 3 min ago view
  • The only player in the deal that would cause me a second thought is Gleyber Torres.

    McKinney and Crawford are decent prospects but both are redundant/replaceable in the system and Warren was really only a middle-reliever or #6 starter, so to me it's really just Torres for Chapman.

    Arizona Phil 4 hours 23 min ago view