FanPost

The End Of An Era? Cubs no longer K champions.

Possibly the most interesting statistic over the last decade has been the team leaders in pitching strikeouts (K's) for the season.  That is because for every year from 2001-2008 the Cubs have lead the major leagues in that category.  This year they find themselves plenty behind the San Francisco Giants and will likely not catch them unless Randy Wells becomes more like Ryan Dempster (ie. strike out more, win less).  So what are your thoughts?  Is this the end of an era for the Cubbies?  And how did the Cubs lead the league in strikeouts in 2001 when they had Jason Bere, Julian Tavarez, and Kevin Tapani in the rotation?

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of SB Nation or Al Yellon, managing editor (unless it's a FanPost posted by Al). FanPost opinions are valued expressions of opinion by passionate and knowledgeable baseball fans.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Bleed Cubbie Blue

You must be a member of Bleed Cubbie Blue to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bleed Cubbie Blue. You should read them.

Join Bleed Cubbie Blue

You must be a member of Bleed Cubbie Blue to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bleed Cubbie Blue. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker