2005 Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs logo.svg
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record79–83 (.488)
Divisional place4th
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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The 2005 Chicago Cubs season was the 134th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 130th in the National League and the 90th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished 79–83, 4th place in the NL Central. This was the first season for the WGN-TV broadcast pairing of Bob Brenly and Len Kasper.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League Central

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 100 62 0.617 50–31 50–31
Houston Astros 89 73 0.549 11 53–28 36–45
Milwaukee Brewers 81 81 0.500 19 46–35 35–46
Chicago Cubs 79 83 0.488 21 38–43 41–40
Cincinnati Reds 73 89 0.451 27 42–39 31–50
Pittsburgh Pirates 67 95 0.414 33 34–47 33–48


Record vs. opponents


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


Transactions

Roster

2005 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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
C Michael Barrett 133 424 117 .276 16 61
1B Derrek Lee 158 594 199 .335 46 107
2B Todd Walker 110 397 121 .305 12 40
SS Neifi Pérez 154 572 157 .274 9 54
3B Aramis Ramírez 123 463 140 .302 31 92
LF Todd Hollandsworth 107 268 68 .254 5 35
CF Corey Patterson 126 451 97 .215 13 34
RF Jeromy Burnitz 160 605 156 .258 24 87

Other batters

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
Jerry Hairston Jr. 114 380 99 .261 4 30
Nomar Garciaparra 62 230 65 .283 9 30
José Macías 112 177 45 .254 1 13
Henry Blanco 54 161 39 .242 6 25
Jason Dubois 52 142 34 .239 7 22
Matt Murton 51 140 45 .321 7 14
Ronny Cedeño 41 80 24 .300 1 6
Matt Lawton 19 78 19 .244 1 5
Enrique Wilson 15 22 3 .136 0 0
Ben Grieve 23 20 5 .250 0 1
Jody Gerut 11 14 1 .071 0 0
Scott McClain 13 14 2 .143 0 1
Ryan Theriot 9 13 2 .154 0 0
Mike Fontenot 7 2 0 .000 0 0
Geovany Soto 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Adam Greenberg 1 0 0 ---- 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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 35 225.0 13 15 4.24 136
Carlos Zambrano 33 223.1 14 6 3.26 202
Mark Prior 27 166.2 11 7 3.67 188
Jerome Williams 18 106.0 6 8 3.91 59
John Koronka 4 15.2 1 2 7.47 10

Other pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Glendon Rusch 46 145.1 9 8 4.52 111
Kerry Wood 21 66.0 3 4 4.23 77
Sergio Mitre 21 60.1 2 5 5.37 37
Rich Hill 10 23.2 0 2 9.13 21
Jon Leicester 6 9.0 0 2 9.00 7

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Michael Wuertz 75 6 2 0 3.81 89
Will Ohman 69 2 2 0 2.91 45
Ryan Dempster 63 5 3 33 3.13 89
Roberto Novoa 49 4 5 0 4.43 47
Mike Remlinger 35 0 3 0 4.91 30
Todd Wellemeyer 22 2 1 1 6.12 32
LaTroy Hawkins 21 1 4 4 3.32 13
Cliff Bartosh 19 0 2 0 5.49 15
Scott Williamson 17 0 0 0 5.65 23
Joe Borowski 11 0 0 0 6.55 11
Chad Fox 11 0 0 1 6.75 11
Jermaine Van Buren 6 0 2 0 3.00 3

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League Mike Quade
AA West Tenn Diamond Jaxx Southern League Bobby Dickerson
A Daytona Cubs Florida State League Richie Zisk
A Peoria Chiefs Midwest League Julio Garcia
A-Short Season Boise Hawks Northwest League Trey Forkerway
Rookie AZL Cubs Arizona League Steve McFarland

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References

1st Half: Chicago Cubs Game Log on ESPN.com
2nd Half: Chicago Cubs Game Log on ESPN.com
  1. ^ a b "Todd Hollandsworth Stats".
  2. ^ a b c "Cody Ransom Stats".
  3. ^ Sammy Sosa Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ "Sosa replacement: Burnitz agrees with Cubs". ESPN.com. February 2, 2005. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  5. ^ "Scott McClain Stats".
  6. ^ a b "Trent Hubbard Stats".
  7. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007