Mark DeRosa

Mark DeRosaMark DeRosa

Chicago Cubs (2007-2008)

103 runs scored with 2008 Cubs team.  The most runs scored by a Cubs player since Derrek Lee (120) in 2005.


April 15, 2008
Cubs defeat Reds 9-5 at Wrigley Field as Mark DeRosa goes 2 for 4 with a HR and 3 RBI.

May 23, 2008
At Pittsburg, Cubs defeat Pirates 12-3.  Mark DeRosa goes 2 for 3 with 2 doubles, 2 runs scored and an RBI.

May 30, 2008
Cubs & Rockies combine for 7 home runs as the Rockies take an early 8-0 lead over the Cubs, but the Cubs score 3 runs in the sixth and 6 runs in the seventh to come back and get a 10-9 win.  Mark DeRosa's 2-run homer gives the Cubs a 10-9 lead in the 7th.  Jim Edmonds goes 3 for 4 with a double, home run and 3 RBI. 

June 3, 2008
AT San Francisco, Cubs defeat Giants 9-6.  Mark DeRosa goes 1 for 2 with 2 walks, a HR, 2 runs and 2 RBI.

June 8, 2008
At Los Angeles, the Cubs defeat the Dodgers 3-1.  Mark DeRosa goes 3 for 5 with a HR, 2 runs and 2 RBI.

June 30, 2008
At San Francisco, the Cubs defeat the Giants 9-2.  Mark DeRosa goes 3 for 4 with a walk, 3 runs scored, 2 HR and 6 RBI.

July 5, 2008
At St. Louis, the Cardinals defeat the Cubs 5-4.  Mark Derosa goes 2 for 4 with 2 runs scored, a triple, HR and an RBI.

July 21, 2008
Cubs blow a 7-0 lead as the game goes into extra innings.  Mark Derosa walks in the 12th inning and scores on Reed Johnson's walk-off single as Cubs come back to defeat the Giants 8-7 at Wrigley Field.  DeRosa goes 2 for 4 with 2 walks, 2 runs scored and an RBI.

August 6, 2008
Cubs score 8 runs in the 3rd inning as Mark DeRosa hits a grand slam and Alfonso Soriano hits a 3-run home run as the Cubs defeat the Astros 11-4 at Wrigley Field. 

September 6, 2008
At Great American Ball Park, Alfonso Soriano homers 3 times, Mark DeRosa & Jason Marquis homer as well.  Derrek Lee has 4 hits and 3 RBI in a 14-9 win over the Reds.  

September 18, 2008
Trailing 6-2 into the bottom of the ninth inning, Cubs score 4 runs to tie the game and win the game in the 12th inning on a walk-off single by Derrek Lee. Mark DeRosa singles with 2 outs in the ninth inning and scores Geovany Soto's 3-run home run that ties the game in the 9th.

October 1, 2008
Game 1 NLDS Wrigley Field
Dodgers 7 Cubs 2

After making a very successful transition from being the Cubs closer to a starting pitcher, Ryan Dempster struggled in Game 1 of the Series. Mark DeRosa got the Cubs off to a good start with a 2-run home run, but in the 5th inning, Dempster walked 3 batters in front of James Loney who cleared the bases with a Grand Slam.  The Dodgers won the game 7-2 to take a 1-0 Series lead. Manny Ramirez hits a memorable home run off Sean Marshall.  You can see him adjust his swing at the last minute to smash a Sean Marshall curveball over the left field wall at Wrigley.


April 16, 2007
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Padres 12-4.  Michael Barrett, Mark DeRosa & Cliff Floyd homer for the Cubs.  Floyd drives in 4 runs.

June 3, 2007
Cubs defeat the Braves 10-1 at Wrigley Field.  Mark DeRosa goes 1 for 3 with a HR and 5 RBI.

June 25, 2007
Cubs & Rockies play a high scoring game at Wrigley as Mark DeRosa goes 3 for 5 with 3 RBI.  Alfonso Soriano gets the walk-off 2-run single in the 9th inning for a 10-9 Cubs win.

August 24, 2007
At Arizona, the Cubs defeat the Diamondbacks 6-2.  Mark DeRosa goes 3 for 4 with a double, a runs scored and an RBI.

September 11, 2007
At Houston, the Astros defeat the Cubs 5-4.  Mark DeRosa goes 1 for 5 with a walk, a HR and 3 RBI.

September 17, 2007
Trailing 6-4 into the ninth inning, Aramis Ramirez triples in 2 runs and Mark DeRosa wins it for Cubs with a walk-off single.  Mark DeRosa goes 5 for 5 with a home run and 2 RBI as the Cubs defeat Reds 7-6 at Wrigley Field.


December 31, 2008
Cubs trade fan favorite, Mark Derosa to the Indians for Chris Archer, John Gaub & Jeff Stevens.