Cubs Game Notes For Friday vs. St. Louis
*Despite their struggles the last few years, the Cubs are 14-13 vs. the Cardinals at Wrigley Field since 2010.
*The Cubs are 27-23 outside the division, but just 14-26 vs. the NL Central.
*Carlos Beltran is a career .338 hitter at Wrigley Field.
*Alfonso Soriano has been held in check in his last couple of games, but he still leads the majors in RBI (17) since June 28, and is tied with Miguel Cabrera for the home run lead with eight over that time.