Nine to Know: How Hall’s 2015 class matched up vs. Chicago

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By Bill Chuck

Special to the Sun-Times

Nine to Know: Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz,and Craig Biggio against Chicago.

Randy Johnson: 618 games: 303-166 (.646), 3.29 ERA, 1.171 WHIP,

.221 BAA

1. In 15 games, Johnson was 13-0 (1.000) against the Cubs with a 1.91 ERA, 0.984 WHIP,and .186 BAA.

2. In 2004 against the Cubs, at the age of 40, the Big Unit went seven scoreless against the

Cubs permitting two hits. In 2008 against the Cubs, at the age of 44, Johnson went seven

scoreless against the Cubs permitting two hits. No other pitcher won at least 10 games in

their career against the Cubs without a loss.

3. In 20 games, Randy was 12-4 (.750) against the White Sox with a 3.08 ERA, 1.129 WHIP,

and .193 BAA.

Pedro Martinez: 476 games: 219-100 (.687), 2.93 ERA, 1.054 WHIP,

.214 BAA

4. In 14 games, Pedro was 5-3 (.625) against the Cubs with a 4.22 ERA, 1.297 WHIP, and

.239 BAA.

5. In nine games, Petey was 6-2 (.750) against the White Sox with a 1.35 ERA, 0.900 WHIP,

and .191 BAA.

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John Smoltz: 723 games: 213-155 (.579), 3.33 ERA, 1.176 WHIP, .237

BAA

6. In 40 games, Smoltz was 15-5 (.750) against the Cubs with a 3.32 ERA, 1.107 WHIP, and

.221 BAA.

7. In two games, Smoltzie was 0-0 against the White Sox with a 18.00 ERA, 3.00 WHIP, and

.500 BAA in two IP.

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Craig Biggio: 2850 games, .281 BA, 291 HR, 1175 RBI, .796 OPS

8. In 246 games, Biggio hit .275 (264-959) against the Cubs with 34 homers, 61 doubles, 109

RBI, and .824 OPS.

9. In 17 games, Craig hit .294 (20-68) against the White Sox with two homers, two doubles,

seven RBI, and .754 OPS.

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