1992 Chicago Cubs season

The 1992 Chicago Cubs season was the 121st season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 117th in the National League and the 77th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished fourth in the National League East with a record of 78–84.

1992 Chicago Cubs
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Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Tribune Company
General manager(s)Larry Himes
Manager(s)Jim Lefebvre
Local televisionWGN-TV/Superstation WGN
(Harry Caray, Steve Stone, Thom Brennaman)
Local radioWGN
(Thom Brennaman, Ron Santo, Harry Caray)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
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OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 96 66 0.593 53–28 43–38
Montreal Expos 87 75 0.537 9 43–38 44–37
St. Louis Cardinals 83 79 0.512 13 45–36 38–43
Chicago Cubs 78 84 0.481 18 43–38 35–46
New York Mets 72 90 0.444 24 41–40 31–50
Philadelphia Phillies 70 92 0.432 26 41–40 29–52

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1992 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 10–2 9–9 13–5 12–6 4–8 7–5 6–6 7–5 13–5 11–7 6–6
Chicago 2–10 5–7 8–4 6–6 7–11 9–9 9–9 8–10 5–7 8–4 11–7
Cincinnati 9–9 7–5 10–8 11–7 5–7 7–5 7–5 6–6 11–7 10–8 7–5
Houston 5–13 4–8 8–10 13–5 8–4 5–7 8–4 6–6 7–11 12–6 5–7
Los Angeles 6–12 6–6 7–11 5–13 4–8 5–7 5–7 5–7 9–9 7–11 4–8
Montreal 8–4 11–7 7–5 4–8 8–4 12–6 9–9 9–9 8–4 5–7 6–12
New York 5–7 9–9 5–7 7–5 7–5 6–12 6–12 4–14 4–8 10–2 9–9
Philadelphia 6-6 9–9 5–7 4–8 7–5 9–9 12–6 5–13 3–9 3–9 7–11
Pittsburgh 5–7 10–8 6–6 6–6 7–5 9–9 14–4 13–5 5–7 6–6 15–3
San Diego 5–13 7–5 7–11 11–7 9–9 4–8 8–4 9–3 7–5 11–7 4–8
San Francisco 7–11 4–8 8–10 6–12 11–7 7–5 2–10 9–3 6–6 7–11 5–7
St. Louis 6–6 7–11 5–7 7–5 8–4 12–6 9–9 11–7 3–15 8–4 7–5


Notable transactionsEdit

RosterEdit

1992 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Starters by positionEdit

Note: 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 Joe Girardi 91 270 73 .270 1 12
1B Mark Grace 158 603 185 .307 9 79
2B Ryne Sandberg 158 612 186 .304 26 87
3B Steve Buechele 65 239 66 .276 1 21
SS Rey Sánchez 74 255 64 .251 1 19
LF Derrick May 124 351 96 .274 8 45
CF Doug Dascenzo 139 376 96 .255 0 20
RF Andre Dawson 143 542 150 .277 22 90

Other battersEdit

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
José Vizcaíno 86 285 64 .225 1 17
Sammy Sosa 67 262 68 .260 8 25
Luis Salazar 98 255 53 .208 5 25
Rick Wilkins 83 244 66 .270 8 22
Dwight Smith 109 217 60 .276 3 24
Héctor Villanueva 51 112 17 .152 2 13
Kal Daniels 48 108 27 .250 4 17
Alex Arias 32 99 29 .293 0 7
Gary Scott 36 96 15 .156 2 11
Doug Strange 52 94 15 .160 1 5
Shawon Dunston 18 73 23 .315 0 2
Jerome Walton 30 55 7 .127 0 1
Jeff Kunkel 20 29 4 .138 0 1
Chico Walker 19 26 3 .115 0 2
Fernando Ramsey 18 25 3 .120 0 2
Jorge Pedre 4 4 0 .000 0 0

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Greg Maddux 35 268 20 11 2.18 199
Mike Morgan 34 240 16 8 2.55 123
Frank Castillo 33 205.1 10 11 3.46 135
Danny Jackson 19 113 4 9 4.22 51
Shawn Boskie 23 91.2 5 11 5.01 39
Mike Harkey 7 38 4 0 1.89 21

Other pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jim Bullinger 39 85 2 8 4.66 36
Dennis Rasmussen 3 5 0 0 10.80 0

Relief pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Chuck McElroy 72 4 7 6 3.55 83
Paul Assenmacher 70 4 4 8 4.10 67
Bob Scanlan 69 3 6 14 2.89 42
Jeff Robinson 49 4 3 1 3.00 46
Ken Patterson 32 2 3 0 3.89 23
Heathcliff Slocumb 30 0 3 1 6.50 27
Dave Smith 11 0 0 0 2.51 3
Jeff Hartsock 4 0 0 0 6.75 6
Jessie Hollins 4 0 0 0 13.50 0

Farm systemEdit

Level Team League Manager
AAA Iowa Cubs American Association Brad Mills
AA Charlotte Knights Southern League Marv Foley
A Winston-Salem Spirits Carolina League Bill Hayes
A Peoria Chiefs Midwest League Steve Roadcap
A-Short Season Geneva Cubs New York–Penn League Greg Mahlberg
Rookie Huntington Cubs Appalachian League Phil Hannon
Rookie AZL Cubs/Rockies Arizona League Paul Zuvella

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Geneva
AZL club affiliation shared with Colorado Rockies
[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sammy Sosa at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Ced Landrum at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997