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24 Luis Valbuena 3B
Height/Weight: 5-10/200 | Birthdate: 11/30/1985 | Birthplace: Sucre, Zulia, Venezuela | Bats/Throws: L/R | Team: Chicago | College: No College | MLB Experience: 7 | Salary: $930,000 | Owned/Started%: 52/43 | Average Draft Position: 269.94
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Projections
TimeframeABHRAVGRBIRSB
2014 Season (CBSSports.com)213.006.00.22122.0021.001.00
 
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
44416.24548621
 
Games Played By Position
YearC1B2B3BSSOFDHSPRP
2014002111400200
20130069401100
 
Injury Report
No Injury Reported
More Injuries
 
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Cincinnati47101 .339 .340 .213
vs Corcino (Career)000000
vs RHP3669115 .335 .464 .249
 
Recent Trades
DateTradedTraded For
09/15/2014Wade Miley, SP ARI
Luis Valbuena, 3B CHC
Tony Cingrani, SP CIN
Zack Greinke, SP LAD
Skip Schumaker, LF CIN
09/12/2014Carlos Correa, SS HOU
Brandon Crawford, SS SF
Matt Harvey, SP NYM
Jake Peavy, SP SF
Jenrry Mejia, RP NYM
Cole Hamels, SP PHI
Luis Valbuena, 3B CHC
09/09/2014Luis Valbuena, 3B CHC
Gerald Laird, C ATL
Yusmeiro Petit, RP SF
A.J. Pierzynski, C STL
Jake Lamb, 3B ARI
Archie Bradley, SP ARI
 
Last 10 Games
DateOppABRHHRRBIBBSB
9/5PIT3210020
9/7PIT4010000
9/8@TOR3000000
9/9@TOR4000000
9/10@TOR4020000
9/12@PIT4010000
9/13@PIT3210020
9/14@PIT3100010
9/15CIN2000010
9/16CIN3110010
 
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Hitters to start in Week 24
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(9/7/14) Looking for a sleeper hitter for Fantasy Week 24 (Sept. 8-14)? Russell Martin, Matt Adams, Scooter Gennett, Luis Valbuena, J.J. Hardy and Mookie Betts are just of the few of the ones I recommend in the latest Start and Sit Hitters.

To find out why, be sure to check it out.

Luis Valbuena slugs 16th home run Monday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/1/14) Cubs third baseman Luis Valbuena went 1 for 3 with a walk and a solo home run in his team's 4-2 win over the Brewers Monday.

Valbuena connected on a monster shot over the center field wall in the eighth inning to provide his team with a little breathing room. He has hit .246/.327/.447 with 16 home runs and 47 RBI in 403 at-bats.

Luis Valbuena swats 13th home run Wednesday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/27/14) Cubs third baseman Luis Valbuena went 1 for 3 with a walk and a solo home run in his team's 7-5 loss to the Reds Wednesday.

Valbuena scored the first run of the game with his second-inning home run, which was immediately followed by another home run by outfielder Jorge Soler in his major-league debut. Valbuena has hit .241/.322/.428 with 13 home runs and 43 RBI in 381 at-bats.

Luis Valbuena goes deep for homer No. 12
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/22/14) Cubs infielder Luis Valbuena displayed his power again Friday, as he homered for the second time in three games in a 4-1 win over the Orioles.

Valbuena went 2 for 4 with a solo home run, his only run scored or driven in during the game. He has 12 home runs and 42 RBI in 117 games, while hitting .245/.324/.429 overall on the season.

Luis Valbuena homers in three-hit performance vs. Giants
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/20/14) Cubs third baseman Luis Valbuena 3 for 4 with a triple and a solo home run in his team's 8-3 loss to the Giants Wednesday.

Valbuena led off the second inning with a triple in his first at-bat, but the Cubs recorded back-to-back outs without pushing him across the plate before a two-run home run put the team on the board. Valbuena then delivered a home run of his own in the eighth inning. The third baseman owns a .242/.324/.423 line with 11 home runs and 41 RBI in 359 at-bats.

 
 
 

 
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DateOppTimeScheduled Starter
9/18/14LAD8:05 pmZack Greinke
9/19/14LAD2:20 pmClayton Kershaw
9/20/14LAD1:05 pmRoberto Hernandez
9/21/14LAD2:20 pmDan Haren
9/22/14STL8:05 pmAdam Wainwright
9/23/14STL8:05 pmShelby Miller
9/24/14STL8:05 pm
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2008SEA18496120141100 .315 .347 .245
2009CLE10336852921031268323 .298 .416 .250
2010CLE912752253224286112 .273 .258 .193
2011CLE174349111910 .227 .279 .209
2012CHC902652658428365502 .310 .340 .219
2013CHC10833134721237536314 .331 .378 .218
2014CHC1404486311116495510712 .332 .440 .248
Total 567177920740745171203389613 .310 .374 .229
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2008SEA2B16156221410111.000
2008SEASS10211011.000
2009CLE2B7775396162228664 .985
2009CLE3B10101001.000
2009CLESS2822115377356 .957
2010CLE2B7166363127232459 .989
2010CLE3B961731220 .882
2010CLESS542981745 .862
2010CLEOF1000000 ---
2011CLE2B119431924071.000
2011CLESS1000000 ---
2011CLEOF21220001.000
2012CHC2B52624011.000
2012CHC3B827218945137718 .963
2013CHC2B65261313041.000
2013CHC3B948521356150713 .967
2013CHCOF1000000 ---
2014CHC2B2117652441041.000
2014CHC3B1159626975187716 .974
Total  5274751798595116142209 .977
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2008SEA501700100
2009CLE25315322008
2010CLE1207122315
2011CLE001200000
2012CHC2009020016
2013CHC15112521444
2014CHC30419711227
Total 10786659610830
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2003 R-Aguirre501672638114122202533 .323 .359 .228
2004 R-Aguirre6121644782462342715119 .444 .556 .361
2005AAA-Tacoma340000001200 .200 .000 .000
2005 A-Everett74287477510312513137146 .333 .443 .261
2006 A-Inl. Empire431631841101210142613 .315 .362 .252
2006 A-Wisconsin8932545931663384444217 .371 .400 .286
2007 AA-West Tenn1224445510623311444883106 .311 .378 .239
2008AAA-Tacoma582124164902202832104 .383 .373 .302
2008 AA-West Tenn702404373122940313784 .381 .483 .304
2009AAA-Columbus2278152542313161333 .436 .538 .321
2010AAA-Columbus Clippers2596233081620192120 .427 .604 .313
2011AAA-Columbus Clippers113420641272201775469663 .372 .476 .302
2012AAA-Iowa Cubs582113864171831285011 .378 .507 .303
2013R-AZL Cubs272520031110 .7501.000 .714
2013AFX-Kane County Cougars130100001--00 .500 .333 .333
Total 791287346182016829764013554829149 .358 .443 .285
 
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