Cubs visit - will they bring some plunks?
The Chicago Cubs make there last visit of the season to Houston, for the next 3 games, beginning tonight with Jason Marquis throwing toward the Astros. Marquis has hit 12 batters this season including 1 batter in 6 of his last 10 outings. 12 plunks ranks just 2 behind the National League lead. Marquis plunked Biggio on May 29, 2006 when he pitched for the Cardinals.
Biggio has been hit by one pitch on September 11th - in 1996 by Matt Beech.