Chicago Cubs: What is the Cubs’ Best Defensive Lineup?

February 7, 2013 by  

In baseball there are many lineup differentiations a manager can invent when any and all variables are given consideration; such as how Wrigley Field will play when the wind is blowing out or in, or whether not a ballpark is known as a hitter’s or pitcher’s park.

Perhaps their starting pitcher is prone to throw ground balls, so the manager decides to sacrifice offense for a better defensive infielder; or if the pitcher is a fly ball pitcher, the manager can replace however many regulars with those that have better defense and/or can cover more ground.

Or maybe on the road at a ballpark where there are fewer than the average home runs hit, ...

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