Cubs History
May 7


Starlin CastroStarlin Castro

May 7, 2010

What a debut for Cubs shortstop, Starlin Castro.  The 20 year old drives in 6 runs in his MLB debut as the Cubs defeat the Reds 14-5 at Great American Ballpark.  Mike Fontenot hit a grand slam.  

Starlin Castro Debut


May 7, 1906
Cubs are 16-6 and win 10th in a row, 3-2 over Pirates

May 7, 1934
Bill Lee's MLB debut is a 4 hit shutout.

May 7, 1941
Bill Lee, Cubs pitcher hits 2 HR's in a 11-2 win over the Phillies. Lee does not hit another HR for the rest of his career through 1947

May 7, 1949
At Ebbetts Field, the Dodgers defeat the Cubs 10-4. Andy Pafko hits 2 home runs and drives in 3 runs. 

May 7, 1967
Tied 4-4 with 2 outs in the ninth inning, Clarence Jones doubles off the Cardinals, Bob Gibson and comes home on Don Kessinger's walk-off RBI single for a 5-4 Cubs victory.   

May 7, 1975
Bill Madlock gets 4 hits, Rob Sperring & Jose Cardenal homer as Cubs defeat the Expos 7-0 at Wrigley Field.   Bill Bonham pitches a 3-hit shutout, striking out 8 batters.

May 7, 1982
Keith Moreland drives in 7 runs with 2 home runs (one off HOF, Nolan Ryan) in a 12-6 victory over the Astros at Wrigley Field. The Cubs, Randy Martz gets the win and drives in 3 runs with a bases-loading double (also off Nolan Ryan).

May 7, 1992
Sammy Sosa hits his first home run as a Cub in a 9-2 win over the Astros at Wrigley Field.  

May 7, 2002
Alex Gonzalez drives in 4 runs as Cubs defeat the Cardinals 8-0.  Kerry Wood pitches a complete game, 4-hit shutout with 9 strikeouts.

May 7, 2004
Carlos Zambrano pitches a complete game 2-hit shut out as the Cubs defeat the Rockies 11-0.    Corey Patterson drives in 4 runs.

May 7, 2010
What a great debut for Starlin Castro.  The 20 year old shortstop begins his career with a 6 RBI game at Great American Ballpark against the Reds. 

Cubs win 14-7 as Mike Fontenot also hits a Grand Slam.

May 7, 2011 

Trailing 2-1 into the 9th inning, Carlos Pena homers to tie the game and Kosuke Fukudome wins it with a walk-off RBI single driving in Blake Dewitt.  Cubs defeat the Reds 3-2 at Wrigley Field. 

May 7, 2018
At Wrigley Field, Cubs hit 4 home runs, 2 by Ian Happ, 1 each by Kris Bryant & Javier Baez as the Cubs defeat the Marlins 14-2.  Kyle Hendricks pitches 8 innings to earn the win.