1997 Chicago Cubs
68 - 94
1996 / 1998 (Organization)
5th place in the NL Central (16 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
42 - 39 (.519)
26 - 55 (.321)
-1.4 wins
-11.6 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 687 / 771 ( -84 )
Allowed/Expected: 759 / 764 ( +5 )
Pyth Record: 73 - 89 (-5)
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Wrigley Field
Attendance: 2,190,308 Avg Att: 27,041 (0.96)
Att Rank: 6 / 14 Lg Avg: 28,118
       
Park Factor: 1.04    
HR Factor: 1.10 R/L HR: 1.18 / 0.98
Notes:


Top Prospects (as of March 1st)

Filters
Positions
# Pos
Age
 
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
  Acquired Via M D Y
1
SP
20.0
27.7
105.2
57.4
 
3.8
2.1
3.6
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
1
1995
2
SP
18.6
21.3
117.9
50.2
 
-0.0
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
4
1996
3
SP
26.4
12.7
103.4
33.4
 
-0.3
0.5
0.5
-1.8
2.6
 
Waivers
12
17
1996
4
2B
23.2
7.9
85.7
-2.5
 
0.1
3.2
0.7
-0.2
0.7
 
Trade
11
20
1996
5
RP
23.7
7.8
56.8
17.6
 
-0.8
-0.1
1.7
0.8
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
1
1995
6
RP
21.2
6.5
71.1
18.5
 
0.3
-1.1
2.1
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
2
1994
7
C
22.1
4.0
62.2
-2.2
 
0.0
0.6
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
3
1993
8
3B
24.8
3.1
24.0
1.0
 
2.4
-0.6
1.5
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
3
1993
9
RP
25.1
2.2
10.5
1.7
 
-0.2
-0.3
-0.1
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
3
1993
10
SP
22.5
2.2
22.5
3.8
 
1.1
-0.2
 
Free Agency (Amateur)
10
21
1991
11
SP
21.4
0.4
1.9
-0.6
 
0.7
-0.3
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
2
1994
12
RF
25.5
0.4
1.9
0.3
 
0.4
 
Free Agency (Amateur)
5
5
1991
13
RP
22.7
0.1
2.0
-0.4
 
0.0
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
4
1996
14
RP
25.5
0.0
0.1
0.1
 
0.0
 
Returned to Original Tm after Draft
3
13
1996
15
2B
25.3
-0.1
2.6
-1.7
 
0.2
0.1
-0.3
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
3
1993
16
RF
24.0
-0.1
1.4
-0.2
 
0.0
-0.1
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
4
1990
17
SP
23.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
 
-0.1
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
1
1995
18
RP
25.9
-0.1
0.7
-0.2
 
-0.2
 
Free Agency
1
8
1997
19
RP
24.7
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
 
-0.1
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
2
1994
20
RP
26.4
-0.1
0.3
-0.8
 
0.1
-0.1
 
Free Agency
11
30
1996
21
RP
21.4
-0.2
4.1
-0.7
 
-0.2
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
4
1996
22
1B
22.3
-0.2
3.5
0.2
 
0.2
-0.4
 
Free Agency (Amateur)
9
15
1992
23
RP
22.1
-0.3
2.7
-0.7
 
-0.6
0.4
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
3
1993
24
RP
17.6
-0.3
2.5
-1.5
 
 
Free Agency (Amateur)
11
15
1996
25
SP
19.5
-0.5
0.0
-0.3
 
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
4
1996
26
RP
20.4
-0.5
0.2
-1.9
 
-0.5
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
2
1994
27
RP
20.6
-0.6
0.6
-0.0
 
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
1
1995
28
RF
25.0
-0.6
1.0
-1.6
 
-0.3
0.0
-0.3
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
3
1993
29
CF
26.0
-0.9
24.2
3.1
 
-0.4
1.4
-1.3
-1.1
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
1
1992
30
2B
19.9
-1.0
9.4
-3.3
 
-0.0
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
4
1996
31
2B
21.9
-1.3
1.3
-3.5
 
-1.1
-0.2
0.1
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
4
1996
32
RP
24.2
-1.3
1.1
-2.4
 
-0.5
-0.8
 
Draft (Rule 5)
12
9
1996
33
RF
25.2
-1.5
3.5
-0.5
 
-0.3
-0.1
-0.5
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
3
1991
34
SS
22.0
-1.6
7.0
-5.3
 
-0.1
-0.7
-0.6
0.3
 
Free Agency
6
30
1994
35
C
26.4
-2.2
2.0
-2.6
 
-0.7
-0.8
-0.0
-0.0
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
1
1992
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James