* The Cubs are coming off an impressive win yesterday. Chicago scored 17 runs despite having just one walk the entire game, something only five teams have accomplished in the last 70 years.
* The Cubs’ are averaging more than seven runs per game in their wins this year, while posting 2.21 runs per game in their losses.
* The Cardinals are scoring nearly a run and a half more per game at home this season than on the road (4.69 to 3.23).
* Though the Cubs handed him a defeat the last time he faced them on May 2, Adam Wainwright is 9-2 in his last 11 starts overall dating back to last September. Wainwright is one of just three starters to post a ,96 WHIP over that span.