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By bullpenbrian - May 16, 2011 - 1:01 am Leave a comment.

Batting .289 during month of May.
Has reached base safely in 10 straight games.
Drawn a walk in five straight games.
And reached base safely in 26 of his 31 starts.
His 22 walks lead the club.
Has three bunts for hits.
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By bullpenbrian - May 9, 2011 - 1:01 am Leave a comment.

He’s riding a 10-game hitting streak.
Is batting .338 over his last 15 games.
Notched 12 multi-hit efforts.
But sports a .171 avg. with RISP.
Has started 32 of the Cubs 33 games.
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By bullpenbrian - May 2, 2011 - 12:01 am 2 comments.

Batting .357 on the current road trip.
Has hit safely in 18 of 20 starts this season.
Drove in a run in five-straight games from April 20-25.
Is 10-for-20 with RISP, including 5 go-ahead RBI.
Has 11 multi-hit games.
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By bullpenbrian - April 25, 2011 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Currently batting .526 on the homestand.
Is hitting .444 from the leadoff spot.
Drawn a walk in nine of 14 games played.
Has just five strikeouts in 52 plate appearances.
It’s not Starlin Castro!
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By bullpenbrian - April 18, 2011 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Wrapped up the road trip 18-for-42 (.428).
Has reached base safely in 13 of 15 games.
Has nine multi-hit games.
Since the 2010 All Star break, leads NL in hits (114).
Currently leads all of Baseball with 28 hits.
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By bullpenbrian - April 11, 2011 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Has a seven-game hitting streak.
Is 5-for-12 on the current road trip.
Hit four doubles against Milwaukee.
Has scored a run in 6 of last 8 games.
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By bullpenbrian - February 28, 2011 - 12:01 am 1 comment.

Born in Elmhurst, IL.
Finished 4th in 2003 R.o.Y. Award.
Acquired by the Cubs in’05 for Jason Dubois.
Had the first base hit & HR at Mets’ Citi Field.
First player in MLB history to open a new ballpark with a leadoff HR.
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By bullpenbrian - February 21, 2011 - 12:01 am 2 comments.

Born in Riverside, CA.
Hit a grand slam in his first MLB game.
His 187 strikeouts in 1987 set a then-MLB record.
Five times hit 30 HR & stole 30 bases.
A three-time Gold Glove winner & All Star.
Earned the All Star game MVP Award in 1973.
At one time played for seven different teams in seven years.
His final season was with the Cubs in 1981 (.215, 6 HR, 19 RBI).
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By bullpenbrian - January 31, 2011 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Born in Louisville, KY.
Selected in the 4th round of the 2000 Draft.
Cubs debut cameĀ  in May of 2003.
Earned a save in his first major league outing.
Went (5-3) for the Cubs over three seasons.
Played for the Giants, but didn’t earn a WS ring in 2010.
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By bullpenbrian - January 24, 2011 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Born in Richmond, VA.
Made 59 starts for the Cubs.
Also made 154 relief appearances.
Career record is (26-34).
Postseason ERA of 2.70.
His twin brother was drafted by Boston.
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