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#32
Brian Duensing
ERA S K
6.59 1 18
Team: Chi CubsHt / Wt: 6-0 / 200
Position: RPBorn: 2/22/1983 Birthplace: Marysville, Kansas
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 3rd Round by Twins (2005)


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July 19 7:43 PM PT8:43 PM MT9:43 PM CT10:43 PM ET22:43 ET2:43 GMT10:43 7:43 PM MST9:43 PM EST8:43 PM CST10:13 PM VEN6:43 UAE (+1)9:43 PM CT-Brian Duensing improved to 3-0, allowing no hits over 0.1 scoreless innings, as the Chicago Cubs defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 9-6 on Thursday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 6.51 ERA and 1.81 WHIP on the season.
July 15 10:26 PM PT11:26 PM MT12:26 AM CT1:26 AM ET1:26 ET5:26 GMT13:26 10:26 PM MST12:26 AM EST11:26 PM CST12:56 AM VEN9:26 UAE12:26 AM CT-Brian Duensing walked one and didn't allow a hit in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Chicago Cubs defeated the San Diego Padres 11-6 on Saturday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 6.59 ERA and 1.83 WHIP on the season.
July 14 10:42 PM PT11:42 PM MT12:42 AM CT1:42 AM ET1:42 ET5:42 GMT13:42 10:42 PM MST12:42 AM EST11:42 PM CST1:12 AM VEN9:42 UAE12:42 AM CT-Brian Duensing walked one and didn't allow a hit in 0.1 scoreless innings as the Chicago Cubs defeated the San Diego Padres 5-4 on Friday. Duensing struck out one, ending the game with a 6.84 ERA and 1.86 WHIP on the season.
June 30 3:10 PM PT4:10 PM MT5:10 PM CT6:10 PM ET18:10 ET22:10 GMT6:10 3:10 PM MST5:10 PM EST4:10 PM CST5:40 PM VEN2:10 UAE (+1)5:10 PM CT-Brian Duensing blew his second save, allowing two runs on two hits and two walks in 1.0 inning, as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Minnesota Twins 14-9 on Saturday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 6.92 ERA and 1.85 WHIP on the season.
June 28 10:21 PM PT11:21 PM MT12:21 AM CT1:21 AM ET1:21 ET5:21 GMT13:21 10:21 PM MST12:21 AM EST11:21 PM CST12:51 AM VEN9:21 UAE12:21 AM CT-Brian Duensing allowed one hit and two walks without giving up a run in 1.1 innings as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-5 on Wednesday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 6.48 ERA and 1.76 WHIP on the season.
June 27 10:38 PM PT11:38 PM MT12:38 AM CT1:38 AM ET1:38 ET5:38 GMT13:38 10:38 PM MST12:38 AM EST11:38 PM CST1:08 AM VEN9:38 UAE12:38 AM CT-Brian Duensing allowed two runs on one hit and one walk in 0.1 innings as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-4 on Tuesday. Duensing struck out one, ending the game with a 6.85 ERA and 1.73 WHIP on the season.
June 23 4:14 PM PT5:14 PM MT6:14 PM CT7:14 PM ET19:14 ET23:14 GMT7:14 4:14 PM MST6:14 PM EST5:14 PM CST6:44 PM VEN3:14 UAE (+1)6:14 PM CT-Brian Duensing allowed five runs on four hits and one walk in 1.1 innings as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Cincinnati Reds 11-2 on Saturday. Duensing struck out one, ending the game with a 6.17 ERA and 1.67 WHIP on the season.
June 17 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET23:35 ET3:35 GMT11:35 8:35 PM MST10:35 PM EST9:35 PM CST11:05 PM VEN7:35 UAE (+1)10:35 PM CT-Brian Duensing allowed two runs on two hits and one walk in 1.1 innings as the Chicago Cubs lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0 on Sunday. Duensing struck out one, ending the game with a 4.50 ERA and 1.55 WHIP on the season.
June 13 2:08 PM PT3:08 PM MT4:08 PM CT5:08 PM ET17:08 ET21:08 GMT5:08 2:08 PM MST4:08 PM EST3:08 PM CST4:38 PM VEN1:08 UAE (+1)4:08 PM CT-Brian Duensing did not allow a hit or walk in 0.2 scoreless innings as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 1-0 on Wednesday. Duensing struck out one, ending the game with a 3.92 ERA and 1.50 WHIP on the season.
June 10 2:46 PM PT3:46 PM MT4:46 PM CT5:46 PM ET17:46 ET21:46 GMT5:46 2:46 PM MST4:46 PM EST3:46 PM CST5:16 PM VEN1:46 UAE (+1)4:46 PM CT-Brian Duensing allowed four runs on two hits and two walks in 0.1 innings as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Sunday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 4.05 ERA and 1.55 WHIP on the season.
June 7 2:47 PM PT3:47 PM MT4:47 PM CT5:47 PM ET17:47 ET21:47 GMT5:47 2:47 PM MST4:47 PM EST3:47 PM CST5:17 PM VEN1:47 UAE (+1)4:47 PM CT-Brian Duensing improved to 2-0, allowing two runs - one earned - on two hits in 1.0 inning, as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 on Thursday. Duensing struck out one, ending the game with a 2.29 ERA and 1.37 WHIP on the season.
June 3 12:45 PM PT1:45 PM MT2:45 PM CT3:45 PM ET15:45 ET19:45 GMT3:45 12:45 PM MST2:45 PM EST1:45 PM CST3:15 PM VEN23:45 UAE2:45 PM CT-Brian Duensing recorded his first save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the Chicago Cubs defeated the New York Mets 2-0 on Sunday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 1.93 ERA and 1.34 WHIP on the season.
May 31 7:19 PM PT8:19 PM MT9:19 PM CT10:19 PM ET22:19 ET2:19 GMT10:19 7:19 PM MST9:19 PM EST8:19 PM CST9:49 PM VEN6:19 UAE (+1)9:19 PM CT-Brian Duensing allowed one run on one hit in 0.2 innings as the Chicago Cubs defeated the New York Mets 5-1 on Thursday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 2.04 ERA and 1.30 WHIP on the season.
May 29 7:13 PM PT8:13 PM MT9:13 PM CT10:13 PM ET22:13 ET2:13 GMT10:13 7:13 PM MST9:13 PM EST8:13 PM CST9:43 PM VEN6:13 UAE (+1)9:13 PM CT-Brian Duensing allowed two runs on two hits in 0.1 innings as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-6 on Tuesday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 1.59 ERA and 1.29 WHIP on the season.
May 27 8:46 PM PT9:46 PM MT10:46 PM CT11:46 PM ET23:46 ET3:46 GMT11:46 8:46 PM MST10:46 PM EST9:46 PM CST11:16 PM VEN7:46 UAE (+1)10:46 PM CT-Brian Duensing allowed one hit without giving up a run in 2.0 innings as the Chicago Cubs defeated the San Francisco Giants 8-3 on Sunday. Duensing struck out one, ending the game with a 0.54 ERA and 1.20 WHIP on the season.
May 19 1:54 PM PT2:54 PM MT3:54 PM CT4:54 PM ET16:54 ET20:54 GMT4:54 1:54 PM MST3:54 PM EST2:54 PM CST4:24 PM VEN0:54 UAE (+1)3:54 PM CT-Brian Duensing did not allow a hit or walk in 0.2 scoreless innings as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Saturday. Duensing struck out one, ending the game with a 0.61 ERA and 1.23 WHIP on the season.
May 16 7:33 PM PT8:33 PM MT9:33 PM CT10:33 PM ET22:33 ET2:33 GMT10:33 7:33 PM MST9:33 PM EST8:33 PM CST10:03 PM VEN6:33 UAE (+1)9:33 PM CT-Brian Duensing walked one and didn't allow a hit in 0.2 scoreless innings as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Wednesday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 0.64 ERA and 1.29 WHIP on the season.
May 14 2:40 PM PT3:40 PM MT4:40 PM CT5:40 PM ET17:40 ET21:40 GMT5:40 2:40 PM MST4:40 PM EST3:40 PM CST5:10 PM VEN1:40 UAE (+1)4:40 PM CT-Brian Duensing walked three and didn't allow a hit in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Atlanta Braves 6-5 on Monday. Duensing struck out one, ending the game with a 0.68 ERA and 1.28 WHIP on the season.
May 13 2:12 PM PT3:12 PM MT4:12 PM CT5:12 PM ET17:12 ET21:12 GMT5:12 2:12 PM MST4:12 PM EST3:12 PM CST4:42 PM VEN1:12 UAE (+1)4:12 PM CT-Brian Duensing allowed one run on one hit and one walk in 0.1 innings as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Sunday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 0.73 ERA and 1.14 WHIP on the season.
May 11 3:17 PM PT4:17 PM MT5:17 PM CT6:17 PM ET18:17 ET22:17 GMT6:17 3:17 PM MST5:17 PM EST4:17 PM CST5:47 PM VEN2:17 UAE (+1)5:17 PM CT-Brian Duensing allowed one hit without giving up a run in 0.1 innings as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Chicago White Sox 11-2 on Friday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
May 7 10:57 PM PT11:57 PM MT12:57 AM CT1:57 AM ET1:57 ET5:57 GMT13:57 10:57 PM MST12:57 AM EST11:57 PM CST1:27 AM VEN9:57 UAE12:57 AM CT-Brian Duensing did not allow a hit or walk in 1.2 scoreless innings as the Chicago Cubs lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 on Sunday. Duensing struck out one, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 0.94 WHIP on the season.
May 4 8:18 PM PT9:18 PM MT10:18 PM CT11:18 PM ET23:18 ET3:18 GMT11:18 8:18 PM MST10:18 PM EST9:18 PM CST10:48 PM VEN7:18 UAE (+1)10:18 PM CT-Brian Duensing allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Chicago Cubs lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Friday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 1.10 WHIP on the season.
May 2 2:28 PM PT3:28 PM MT4:28 PM CT5:28 PM ET17:28 ET21:28 GMT5:28 2:28 PM MST4:28 PM EST3:28 PM CST4:58 PM VEN1:28 UAE (+1)4:28 PM CT-Brian Duensing walked one and didn't allow a hit in 0.2 scoreless innings as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Colorado Rockies 11-2 on Wednesday. Duensing struck out one, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 1.11 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 30 7:06 PM PT8:06 PM MT9:06 PM CT10:06 PM ET22:06 ET2:06 GMT10:06 7:06 PM MST9:06 PM EST8:06 PM CST9:36 PM VEN6:06 UAE (+1)9:06 PM CT-Brian Duensing allowed one hit without giving up a run in 0.1 innings as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Monday. Duensing struck out one, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 1.08 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 28 2:01 PM PT3:01 PM MT4:01 PM CT5:01 PM ET17:01 ET21:01 GMT5:01 2:01 PM MST4:01 PM EST3:01 PM CST4:31 PM VEN1:01 UAE (+1)4:01 PM CT-Brian Duensing did not allow a hit or walk in 0.1 scoreless innings as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 on Saturday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 27 2:26 PM PT3:26 PM MT4:26 PM CT5:26 PM ET17:26 ET21:26 GMT5:26 2:26 PM MST4:26 PM EST3:26 PM CST4:56 PM VEN1:26 UAE (+1)4:26 PM CT-Brian Duensing blew his first save, allowing no runs on no hits in 0.1 innings, as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Friday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 1.04 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 21 8:17 PM PT9:17 PM MT10:17 PM CT11:17 PM ET23:17 ET3:17 GMT11:17 8:17 PM MST10:17 PM EST9:17 PM CST10:47 PM VEN7:17 UAE (+1)10:17 PM CT-Brian Duensing walked one and didn't allow a hit in 0.1 scoreless innings as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Colorado Rockies 5-2 on Saturday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 1.09 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 17 8:44 PM PT9:44 PM MT10:44 PM CT11:44 PM ET23:44 ET3:44 GMT11:44 8:44 PM MST10:44 PM EST9:44 PM CST11:14 PM VEN7:44 UAE (+1)10:44 PM CT-Brian Duensing allowed one hit without giving up a run in 0.1 innings as the Chicago Cubs lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Tuesday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 13 2:32 PM PT3:32 PM MT4:32 PM CT5:32 PM ET17:32 ET21:32 GMT5:32 2:32 PM MST4:32 PM EST3:32 PM CST5:02 PM VEN1:32 UAE (+1)4:32 PM CT-Brian Duensing did not allow a hit or walk in 0.1 scoreless innings as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Friday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 0.90 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 11 8:12 PM PT9:12 PM MT10:12 PM CT11:12 PM ET23:12 ET3:12 GMT11:12 8:12 PM MST10:12 PM EST9:12 PM CST10:42 PM VEN7:12 UAE (+1)10:12 PM CT-Brian Duensing improved to 1-0, allowing no hits over 1.0 scoreless inning, as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-5 on Wednesday. Duensing struck out one, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 0.95 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 10 2:31 PM PT3:31 PM MT4:31 PM CT5:31 PM ET17:31 ET21:31 GMT5:31 2:31 PM MST4:31 PM EST3:31 PM CST5:01 PM VEN1:31 UAE (+1)4:31 PM CT-Brian Duensing did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-5 on Tuesday. Duensing struck out one, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 1.13 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 7 4:37 PM PT5:37 PM MT6:37 PM CT7:37 PM ET19:37 ET23:37 GMT7:37 4:37 PM MST6:37 PM EST5:37 PM CST7:07 PM VEN3:37 UAE (+1)6:37 PM CT-Brian Duensing did not allow a hit or walk in 0.1 scoreless innings as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Saturday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 1.38 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 7 9:01 PM PT10:01 PM MT11:01 PM CT12:01 AM ET0:01 ET4:01 GMT12:01 9:01 PM MST11:01 PM EST10:01 PM CST11:31 PM VEN8:01 UAE11:01 PM CT-Brian Duensing allowed one hit and one walk without giving up a run in 0.1 innings as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 on Friday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 1.50 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 1 12:50 PM PT1:50 PM MT2:50 PM CT3:50 PM ET15:50 ET19:50 GMT3:50 12:50 PM MST2:50 PM EST1:50 PM CST3:20 PM VEN23:50 UAE2:50 PM CT-Brian Duensing allowed two hits and one walk without giving up a run in 2.0 innings as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Miami Marlins 6-0 on Sunday. Duensing struck out three, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 1.09 WHIP on the season.
Mar. 31 8:10 PM PT9:10 PM MT10:10 PM CT11:10 PM ET23:10 ET3:10 GMT11:10 8:10 PM MST10:10 PM EST9:10 PM CST10:40 PM VEN7:10 UAE (+1)10:10 PM CT-Brian Duensing did not allow a hit or walk in 0.2 scoreless innings as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Miami Marlins 10-6 on Saturday. Duensing did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 0.60 WHIP on the season.
Mar. 29 1:12 PM PT2:12 PM MT3:12 PM CT4:12 PM ET16:12 ET20:12 GMT4:12 1:12 PM MST3:12 PM EST2:12 PM CST3:42 PM VEN0:12 UAE (+1)3:12 PM CT-Brian Duensing walked one and didn't allow a hit in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Miami Marlins 8-4 on Thursday. Duensing struck out one, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2009 Min 5 2 0 - 0 24 9 0 84.0 84 37 34 7 31 1 53 1.37 3.64
2010 Min 10 3 0 - 0 53 13 1 130.2 122 42 38 11 35 5 78 1.20 2.62
2011 Min 9 14 0 - 0 32 28 1 161.2 193 102 94 21 52 3 115 1.52 5.23
2012 Min 4 12 0 - 1 55 11 0 109.0 126 71 62 10 27 3 69 1.40 5.12
2013 Min 6 2 1 - 4 73 0 0 61.0 68 28 27 4 22 4 56 1.48 3.98
2014 Min 3 3 0 - 4 62 0 0 54.1 52 20 20 6 20 2 33 1.33 3.31
2015 Min 4 1 1 - 2 55 0 0 48.2 46 24 23 5 21 4 24 1.38 4.25
2016 Bal 1 0 0 - 0 14 0 0 13.1 13 6 6 2 3 1 10 1.20 4.05
2017 ChC 1 1 0 - 1 68 0 0 62.1 58 19 19 6 18 1 61 1.22 2.74
2018 ChC 3 0 1 - 3 38 0 0 27.2 28 21 20 3 22 2 18 1.81 6.51
Career 46 38 3 - 15 474 61 2 752.2 790 370 343 75 251 26 517 1.38 4.10

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2010 Min 53 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2011 Min 33 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2012 Min 55 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2015 Min 55 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2017 ChC 68 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2018 ChC 38 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000
Career 475 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 .000 .077 .000

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2009 Min Total 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 4.2 7 5 5 1 1 0 3 9.64
    LDS 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 4.2 7 5 5 1 1 0 3 9.64
2010 Min Total 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 3.1 7 5 5 1 1 0 1 13.50
    LDS 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 3.1 7 5 5 1 1 0 1 13.50
2016 Bal Total 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.00
    WC 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.00
2017 ChC Total 1 1 0 - 0 5 0 0 5.1 1 1 1 0 4 1 4 1.69
    LDS 1 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.00
    LCS 0 1 0 - 0 3 0 0 4.0 1 1 1 0 3 1 3 2.25
Career 1 3 0 - 0 8 2 0 13.2 15 11 11 2 6 1 9 7.24


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 289 95 88 91.1 54.53
Curveball 67 74 70 70.8 12.64
Slider 106 85 77 81.1 20
Changeup 68 87 83 85.2 12.83


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