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The 2021 Cubs by the numbers

A complete numerical list of this year’s Cubs as they get ready to head to spring training.

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As I do here every spring, I present to you a full numerical roster of all the players, coaches and instructors in Cubs spring camp. Also included are the Cubs’ retired numbers, so you can see the full numerical progression.

A few notes:

  • Jake Arrieta returns to the Cubs and his familiar No. 49, which was not re-issued by the Cubs during his three-year stay with the Phillies. You might recall that the last player to wear that number before Jake was Carlos Marmol (2006-13).
  • Robert Stock, if he makes the Cubs’ active roster during the regular season and keeps the number, will become the first-ever Cub to wear No. 89.
  • The Cubs will have two Millers in camp, Ian (No. 1) and Shelby (No. 29).
  • Kyle Ryan will wear his usual No. 56, but is currently out of camp on the COVID-19 list.
  • The minor-league signings of Pedro Strop and Cameron Maybin have not yet been made official. Both are expected to receive non-roster invitations to big-league camp. Once those signings are official, they’ll be assigned uniform numbers.
  • Per this tweet, Phil Ervin would have worn Ben Zobrist’s old No. 18, had the Cubs not lost him on waivers to the Braves:

Lastly, I’d like to take a moment for a bit of self-promotion, if you’ll indulge me. If you still don’t have the latest edition of “Cubs By The Numbers” (complete through 2015), here’s your link to buy one!

Here’s the entire list of players and coaches in camp (along with retired numbers). Non-roster players in italics.

1 Ian Miller
2 Nico Hoerner
3 David Ross (manager)
5 Matt Duffy
6 Jake Marisnick
7 Jose Lobaton
8 Ian Happ
9 Javier Baez
10 Ron Santo (retired)
13 David Bote
14 Ernie Banks (retired)
15 Austin Romine
16 Ildemaro Vargas
17 Kris Bryant
19 Andy Green (bench coach)
21 Gray Fenter
22 Jason Heyward
23 Ryne Sandberg (retired)
24 Joc Pederson
26 Billy Williams (retired)
27 Zach Davies
28 Kyle Hendricks
29 Shelby Miller
30 Alec Mills
31 Fergie Jenkins/Greg Maddux (retired)
32 Trevor Williams
33 Willie Harris (third base coach)
35 Justin Steele
36 Dillon Maples
37 Kohl Stewart
38 Brad Wieck
39 Andrew Chafin
40 Willson Contreras
41 Joe Biagini
42 Jackie Robinson (retired by MLB)
43 Dan Winkler
44 Anthony Rizzo
45 Brandon Workman
46 Craig Kimbrel
47 Adam Morgan
48 Rex Brothers
49 Jake Arrieta
50 Rowan Wick
51 Duane Underwood Jr.
52 Jonathan Holder
53 Chris Valaika (assistant hitting coach)
54 Chris Young (bullpen coach)
55 Mike Napoli (quality assurance coach)
56 Kyle Ryan
57 James Norwood
58 Mike Borzello (associate pitching coach, catching coach)
59 Patrick Wisdom
60 Jason Adam
61 Brailyn Marquez
62 Nick Martini
63 Juan Cabreja (staff assistant)
64 James Bourque
65 Jake Jewell
66 Rafael Ortega
67 Michael Hermosillo
68 Tommy Hottovy (pitching coach)
71 Keegan Thompson
72 Tyson Miller
73 Adbert Alzolay
74 Trevor Megill
75 Miguel Amaya
76 Christopher Morel
77 Manuel Rodriguez
78 Jerry Vasto
79 Brendon Little
80 Cory Abbott
81 Craig Driver (first base coach, catching coach)
82 Abiatal Avelino
83 D.J. Snelten
84 Alfonso Rivas
85 Trent Giambrone
86 P.J. Higgins
87 Taylor Gushue
88 Juan Gamez
89 Robert Stock
90 Jonathan Mota (staff assistant)
91 Kyle Evans (senior director ML Data/Development)
92 Tommy Nance
93 Michael Rucker
95 Chad Noble (bullpen catcher)
97 Sergio Alcantara
99 Anthony Iapoce (hitting coach)