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View: How Past Cubs Prospects Have Fared In Wrigley Debuts

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Cubs second baseman Javy Baez, right, celebrates his first big league homer, which came in his debut and was the game-winner as Chicago was a 6-5 winner in 12 innings at Colorado. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Cubs second baseman Javy Baez, right, celebrates his first big league homer, which came in his debut and was the game-winner as Chicago was a 6-5 winner in 12 innings at Colorado. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

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(CBS) Javier Baez is set to make his Wrigley Field debut this afternoon after homering three times in his first three games, which all came at Coors Field. Here’s a look at how some other famous Cubs players fared in their Wrigley debuts, courtesy of some excellent research by Matt Menke from baseball-reference.com.

Ernie Banks: September 17, 1953 vs. Phillies
— 0 for 3, 1 R, 1 BB

Billy Williams: August 6, 1959 vs. Phillies
— 0 for 4, 1 RBI, 1 SO

Ron Santo: June 28, 1960 vs. Milwaukee Braves
— 1 for 4, 1 R

Pat Tabler: August 21, 1981 vs. Giants
–1 for 4, 1 H

Mel Hall: September 13, 1981 vs. Expos
— 1 for 1, HR, 2 RBI

Ryne Sandberg: April 9, 1982 vs. Mets
— 0 for 3

Shawon Dunston: April 9, 1985 vs. Pirates
— 1 for 4

Joe Carter: August 5, 1983 vs. Mets
— 0 for 1 (first appearance)
— 1 for 3, 1 SO in first start on September 23, 1983 vs. Mets

Billy Hatcher: September 10, 1984 vs. Phillies
— 0 for 1

Johnny Abrego: September 4, 1985 vs. Astros
— 1.1 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB

Dave Martinez: June 15, 1986 vs Cardinals
— 0 for 3, 1 SO

Greg Maddux: September 2, 1986 vs. Astros
— 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, ER, 1 SO, 1 HR (first appearance)
— CG, 9 IP, 11 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR in first start on September 7 ,1986

Rafael Palmeiro: September 8, 1986 vs. Phillies
— 1 for 4, 1 RBI

Drew Hall: September 19, 1986 vs. Pirates
— 6.0 IP, 7 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 S0

Mike Brumley: June 16, 1987 vs. Phillies
— 0 for 4, 1 RBI, 1 SO

Mark Grace: May 6, 1988 vs. Giants
— 0 for 4

Joe Girardi: April 4, 1989 vs. Phillies
— 2 for 3, 1 R, 1 BB

Jerome Walton: April 4, 1989 vs. Phillies
— 2 for 4, 1 RBI

Dwight Smith: May 9, 1989 vs. Giants
— 0 for 3

Shawn Boskie: May 26, 1990 vs. Astros
— 7.0 IP, 9 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR

Garry Scott: April 9, 1991 vs. Cardinals
— 0 for 3

Rick Wilkins: June 6, 1991 vs. Padres
— 0 for 4, 1 BB

Frank Castillo: July 1, 1991 vs. PirateS
— 7.0 IP, 10 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 7 SO, 1 HR

Matt Walbeck: April 7, 1993 vs. Braves
— 1 for 4, 1 RBI

Kevin Roberson: July 16, 1993 vs. Rockies
— 0 for 4

Steve Trachsel: September 19, 1993 vs. Marlins
— 7 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO, 1 HR

Brooks Kieschnick: April 3, 1996, vs. Padres
— 0 for 1, 1 SO

Amaury Telemaco: May 16, 1996 vs. Astros
— 7 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 4 BB, 6 SO

Doug Glanville: June 9, 1996 vs. Expos
— 0 for 4

Brant Brown: June 15, 1996 vs. Padres
— 1 for 4, 1 RBI, 1 SO

Kevin Orie: April 8, 1997 vs. Marlins
— 1 for 3

Kerry Wood: April 18 ,1998 vs. Dodgers
— 5 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 7 SO

Kyle Farnsworth:
May 4, 1999 vs. Rockies
— 5.2 IP, 9 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB

Corey Patterson: September 22, 2000 vs. Cardinals
— 1 for 3, 1 R, 1 BB

Carlos Zambrano: August 20, 2001 vs. Brewers
— 4 IP, 4 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 4 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR

Juan Cruz: August 21, 2001 vs. Brewers
— 6 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 8 SO

Bobby Hill: May 10, 2002 vs. Brewers
— 0 for 4, 1 BB

Mark Prior: May 22, 2002 vs. Pirates
— 6 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 10 SO, 1 HR

Hee-Seop Choi: September 3, 2002 vs. Brewers
— 0 for 1, 1 SO

Ronny Cedeno: April 24, 2005 vs. Pirates
— 0 for 3

Rich Hill: June 15, 2005 vs. Marlins
— 1.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER

Sean Marshall: April 9, 2006 vs. Cardinals
— 4.1 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR

Angel Guzman: May 2, 2006 vs. Pirates
— 5.2 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 7 SO, 1 HR

Geovany Soto: Septmember 3, 2006 vs. Giants
— 1 for 3, 1 SO

Felix Pie: April 17, 2007 vs. Padres
— 1 for 6, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 SO

Jeff Samardzija: July 25, 2008 vs. Marlins
— 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 SO

Tyler Colvin: October 3, 2009 vs. Diamondbacks
— 1 for 4, 1 RBI

Starlin Castro: May 10, 2010 vs. Marlins
— 0 for 2, 2 BB, 1 SO

Andrew Cashner: June 12, 2010 vs. White Sox
— 1 IP, 2 H, 1 BB

Welington Castillo: August 18, 2010 vs. Padres
— 0 for 3

Josh Vitters: August 10, 2012 vs. Reds
— 1 for 5, 1 R, 1 SO

Brett Jackson: August 9, 2012 vs. Reds
— 0 for 3, 1 SO

Junior Lake:
July 29, 2013 vs. Brewers
— 2 for 4, 1 SO

Anthony Rizzo: June 26, 2012 vs. Mets
— 2 for 4, 1 2B

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