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The 2006 Chicago Cubs season was the 135th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 131st in the National League and the 91st at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished with a record of 66–96 in last place of the National League Central Division. Chicago was managed by Dusty Baker.

2006 Chicago Cubs
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Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record66–96 (.407)
Divisional place6th
Other information
Owner(s)Tribune Company
General manager(s)Jim Hendry
Manager(s)Dusty Baker
Local televisionCSN Chicago
Superstation WGN
WCIU-TV
(Len Kasper, Bob Brenly)
Local radioWGN
(Pat Hughes, Ron Santo)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
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Contents

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

National League CentralEdit

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 83 78 0.516 49–31 34–47
Houston Astros 82 80 0.506 44–37 38–43
Cincinnati Reds 80 82 0.494 42–39 38–43
Milwaukee Brewers 75 87 0.463 48–33 27–54
Pittsburgh Pirates 67 95 0.414 16½ 43–38 24–57
Chicago Cubs 66 96 0.407 17½ 36–45 30–51


Record vs. opponentsEdit

2006 National League Records

Source: [1]
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona 6–1 4–2 4–2 12–7 2–4 4–5 8–10 3–3 1–6 1–5 5–1 9–10 8–11 4–3 1–5 4–11
Atlanta 1–6 6–1 4–3 3–3 11–8 3–4 3–3 2–4 7–11 7–11 3–3 7–2 3–4 4–2 10–8 5–10
Chicago 2–4 1–6 10–9 2–4 2–4 7–8 4–2 8–8 3–3 2–5 6–9 0–7 2–4 11–8 2–4 4–11
Cincinnati 2–4 3–4 9–10 5–1 4–2 10–5 0–6 9–10 3–4 2–4 9–7 2–4 2–5 9–6 5–1 6-9
Colorado 7–12 3–3 4–2 1–5 3–3 4–2 4–15 2–4 1–5 3–4 3–3 10–9 10–8 2–7 8–0 11–4
Florida 4–2 8–11 4–2 2–4 3–3 3–4 1–5 7–0 8–11 6–13 5–2 3–3 3–3 1–5 11–7 9–9
Houston 5–4 4–3 8–7 5–10 2–4 4-3 3–3 10–5 2–4 2–4 13–3 3–3 1–5 9–7 4–4 7–11
Los Angeles 10–8 3–3 2–4 6–0 15–4 5–1 3–3 4–2 3–4 4–3 6–4 5–13 13–6 0–7 4–2 5–10
Milwaukee 3–3 4–2 8–8 10–9 4–2 0–7 5–10 2–4 3–3 5–1 7–9 4–3 6–3 7–9 1–5 6–9
New York 6–1 11–7 3–3 4–3 5–1 11–8 4–2 4–3 3–3 11–8 5–4 5–2 3–3 4–2 12–6 6–9
Philadelphia 5-1 11–7 5–2 4–2 4–3 13–6 4–2 3–4 1–5 8–11 3–3 2–4 5–1 3–3 9–10 5–13
Pittsburgh 1–5 3–3 9–6 7–9 3–3 2–5 3–13 4–6 9–7 4–5 3–3 1–5 6–1 6–9 3–3 3–12
San Diego 10–9 2–7 7–0 4–2 9–10 3–3 3–3 13–5 3–4 2–5 4–2 5–1 7–12 4–2 5–1 7–8
San Francisco 11–8 4–3 4–2 5–2 8–10 3–3 5–1 6–13 3–6 3–3 1–5 1–6 12–7 1–4 1–5 8–7
St. Louis 3–4 2–4 8–11 6–9 7–2 5-1 7–9 7–0 9–7 2–4 3–3 9–6 2–4 4–1 4–3 5–10
Washington 5–1 8–10 4–2 1–5 0–8 7-11 4–4 2–4 5–1 6–12 10–9 3–3 1–5 5–1 3–4 7–11


Notable transactionsEdit

RosterEdit

2006 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Game logEdit

2006 game log (66–96)

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Starters by positionEdit

Note: Pos=position; 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
CF Juan Pierre 162 699 204 .292 3 40
3B Aramis Ramírez 157 593 173 .291 38 119
SS Ronny Cedeño 151 534 131 .245 6 41
RF Jacque Jones 149 533 152 .285 27 81
LF Matt Murton 144 455 135 .297 13 62
C Michael Barrett 107 375 115 .307 16 53

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 Reyes 4 5 1 .200 0 2

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
Carlos Zambrano 33 214 16 7 3.41 210
Sean Marshall 24 125.2 6 9 5.59 77
Greg Maddux 22 136.1 9 11 4.69 81
Rich Hill 17 99.1 6 7 4.17 90
Juan Mateo 11 45.2 1 3 5.32 35
Mark Prior 9 43.2 1 6 7.21 38
Wade Miller 5 21.2 0 2 4.57 20
Kerry Wood 4 19.2 1 2 4.12 13
Ryan O'Malley 2 12.2 1 1 2.13 4

Other pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Carlos Mármol 19 77 5 7 6.08 59
Ángel Guzmán 15 56 0 6 7.39 60
Glendon Rusch 25 66.1 3 8 7.46 59
Jerome Williams 5 12.1 0 2 7.30 5

Relief pitchersEdit

Player G W L SV ERA SO

External linksEdit

Farm systemEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Game Logs:
Chicago Cubs Game Log 1st Half on ESPN.com
Chicago Cubs Game Log 2nd Half on ESPN.com
  1. ^ Juan Pierre Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ Jacque Jones Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/draft/?franch_ID=CHC&year_ID=2006&draft_type=junreg
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007