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By bullpenbrian - November 8, 2010 - 12:01 am 2 comments.

Played one season with the Cubs hitting 1 HR and driving in 7 RBI.
He was released after 75 games in Chicago and signed with Florida.
Was the last Cub to play 3B before the arrival of Aramis Ramirez.
At age 37 he hit .305 in 122 games with Milwaukee.
Holds the MLB record for most career pinch-hits.
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By bullpenbrian - September 27, 2010 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Posted an ERA of less than 1.60 in last 18 games.
In the same stretch has held opponents below .200 average.
Overall, retired the first batter faced 71-percent of the time.
Has held inherited runners to score just 28-percent of the time.
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By bullpenbrian - September 20, 2010 - 12:01 pm Leave a comment.

Is averaging one home run per 17.85 at-bats.
That’s 11th best in the NL.
Five of his home runs have come vs. southpaws.
Has 14 homers and 40 RBI in his last 76 games.
Batting .296 when hitting in the five hole.
Was a Florida State League All Star in 2007
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By bullpenbrian - September 13, 2010 - 12:01 am 1 comment.

Has started five of the last six games.
Is batting .391 in his last nine games.
Made his Major League debut August 12.
First career hit came August 16 vs. Kevin Correia.
His 142 hits led all of Triple-A at the time of his call-up.
Played on Oregon State’s back-to-back College World Series championships in 2006-07.
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By bullpenbrian - September 6, 2010 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Batting .290 since the All Star break.
That’s 80-points higher than his first half.
Has 16 HR and 47 RBI in his last 51 games.
Earned NL Player of the Week honors (July 25).
Has 31 two-out RBI and one seven RBI game.
Is 6-for-19 on the homestand–2 HR, 4 runs scored & 8 RBI.
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By bullpenbrian - August 30, 2010 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Has hit safely in 16 of his last 17 starts.
During this streak he’s batting .296.
Went 9-for-22 on the recent road trip.
But batted .136 for the month of July.
Has started at three different positions this season.
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By bullpenbrian - August 23, 2010 - 12:01 pm Leave a comment.

Went 8-for-19 during recent seven game homestand, including three doubles.
Has hit six doubles in his last 15 games.
Is batting .311 since the All Star break.
His on-base percentage is roughly 100-points higher than his average.
Made 19 appearances as a pinch hitter, collecting seven hits.
Has seven infield singles and one grand slam in 2010.
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By bullpenbrian - August 16, 2010 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Has hit safely in last seven games going 9-for-26.
Was 8-for-23 with three runs scored, two doubles and two RBI
during the recent road trip through S.F. and St. Louis.
Posted a career-high eight-game hitting streak during
late May into early June.
Is batting .343 with RISP.
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