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Name That Cub!

By bullpenbrian - March 25, 2013 - 12:05 am 1 comment.

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Attended University of Washington.
College teammate of Tim Lincecum.
Drafted by Pirates in 2005.
Traded 4 times in his 5 big league seasons.
Played every position except pitcher and catcher.
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By bullpenbrian - March 18, 2013 - 8:05 am Leave a comment.

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Born in Atlanta, Georgia.
Spent 17 seasons in MLB, all in the NL.
Finished his career with 2,134 hits, 322 HRs.
6x All-Star, 2x Silver Slugger, World Series Champion.
Played 3 seasons with Cubs, one as an All-Star.
His cousin Mel Rojas pitched for the Cubs in 1997.
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By bullpenbrian - March 11, 2013 - 12:45 am Leave a comment.

Name That Cub

From Oak Lawn, Illinois.
Played college ball at Tulane.
A 1st Rd Draft pick with Houston.
Converted from pitcher to outfielder in 2008.
Hit a pinch-hit, walkoff grand slam vs. Carlos Marmol on Aug. 16, 2011.
Signed minor league contract with Cubs this winter.
This spring: 12 Games, hitting .455/.520/.864.
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By bullpenbrian - March 4, 2013 - 12:00 pm 2 comments.

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Born in Venezuela.
Entering his 16th season in MLB.
Spent only one season in American League.
Longest stay with one team is 4 seasons with Cubs.
Personal catcher for Greg Maddux in Atlanta.
.994 fielding % ranks 15th all-time among MLB backstops.
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By bullpenbrian - February 25, 2013 - 1:15 am Leave a comment.

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Finished 2nd in 1989 ROY balloting.
Converted from starter to reliever with Boston.
He pitched on ‘both sides’ of Chicago.
Spent 2001-02 with Cubs totaling 27 saves.
Set an MLB record with 54 consecutive saves.
Only pitcher in MLB history with 100 wins, saves & holds.
His son is an infielder with the Dodgers.
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By bullpenbrian - February 18, 2013 - 9:00 am Leave a comment.

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Born in La Crosse, WI.
Played college ball at Creighton.
Spent 3 1/2 season with Chicago.
1995: traded from Houston with Luis Gonzalez to Cubs for Rick Wilkins.
Now assistant GM for the L.A. Angels.
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By bullpenbrian - February 11, 2013 - 8:23 am Leave a comment.

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He’s a long, tall Texan: 6’3", 215 lbs.
Attended Lamar University.
Drafted by the Cubs in 2002.
Hit 4 HR in one game with Triple-A Iowa.
Played exactly 162 games with the Cubs over 3 seasons.
Signed with the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters in 2011.
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By bullpenbrian - February 4, 2013 - 11:00 am Leave a comment.

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Was part of a 10-player trade.
Only MLB player to homer into Allegheny River ‘on the fly’.
Part of first father/son combination to hit for the cycle.
Played two seasons on the North Side.
With Cubs hit a memorable pinch-hit 3-R HR vs. Marlins in Miami.
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By bullpenbrian - January 28, 2013 - 8:30 am Leave a comment.

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Born in Milwaukee, WI.
Made MLB debut against Cubs in 1995.
Was traded from LA to Chicago.
Played two seasons with Cubs.
Has a long last name, 12 letters.
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By bullpenbrian - January 21, 2013 - 11:00 am Leave a comment.

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Played 18 MLB seasons for 9 different teams.
Spent 6 seasons with the Cubs.
Voted Cubs Player of the Year in 1973.
Stole 329 bases during his career.
Yankees first base coach 1996-99.
Sported one of the game’s largest Afros during the 1970s.
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