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    Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday @ San Francisco

    *The Cubs are 31-18 in one-run games this year, their best mark since 1915. * The Cubs are 17-4 (.810) in August in large part due to their ability to string together hits in clutch spots this month. They are hitting .295 with runners is scoring position this month. * The San Francisco Giants trail the Cubs by 6.5 games in the wild-card race, and will look to pick up ground without outfielder Hunter Pence. The Giants have been a […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Monday vs. Boston

    * The Red Sox lost, 8-6, yesterday to the Royals, splitting their four-game series at Fenway Park over the weekend with the setback. Boston is just 3-12 in 15 road contests since the 2015 All-Star break. * Chicago dropped an 8-6 decision in Seattle yesterday, snapping its three-game winning streak in the process. The White Sox have allowed eight or more runs 20 times in 2015, losing the game on 19 of those occasions (only win came at Boston on […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Monday vs. Cleveland

    * At 16-4 (.800) in August, the Chicago Cubs are posting their best record in any month since July of the 1945 season (26-6). * The Cleveland Indians, who are just 24-34 at home in 2015, are now three games above .500 on the road this season at 34-31. *Jon Lester is 7-1 vs. the Tribe in his career. *Corey Kluber is 10-1 in interleague play. *The Cubs have 36 HRs on 20 August games. Their 1.8 HR/game mark would […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Sunday vs. Atlanta

    *Including yesterday, the Cubs have 4 wins this year after trailing by 4+ runs, tied for most in the majors with Milwaukee and Toronto. * With a win Sunday, the Cubs would clinch their fourth four-game sweep of the season, something they have not done in 80 years. The Cubs had four sweeps of four-game series total from 2007-14. The Cubs’ last four-game sweep of the Braves was August 19-21, 1968 at Wrigley Field. *The next time Anthony Rizzo gets hit […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Friday @ Seattle

    * The White Sox are 30-11 (.732) versus the Mariners since 2010, the highest win percentage by any team versus any single opponent over that span (minimum 30 games). Over the 41 games, Chicago outscored Seattle by about 1.5 runs per game (200-139). * The White Sox avoided being swept and snapped a seven-road game losing streak by beating the Angels, 8-2, in Los Angeles on Thursday. The eight runs scored by Chicago matched the team’s run total over its […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Thursday vs. Atlanta

    * Not only have the Cubs allowed double-digit runs in back-to-back games, but they also did so the last time they hosted the Braves in a series (July 12-13, 2014). * The Cubs have scored at least five runs on 11 occasions since August 4 – three more times than any other National League team over that span. * The Braves have punched out fewer than 10 hits in each of their last nine games – the longest active streak […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Wednesday vs. Detroit

    * The Detroit Tigers have a better record against the Chicago Cubs than any other AL team in interleague play all-time (15-5). * Over his last six starts, Jon Lester has exhibited great control, while striking out 48 hitters and walking just six. * Kyle Schwarber, who hit a three-run homer last night, has scored 31 runs and knocked in 30 runs over his first 35 games. * The Cubs have been scoring runs consistently over the last couple weeks […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday vs. Detroit

    * The Tigers have gone 14-5 all-time (with victories in 10 of their last 12 games) against the Cubs – their best record against any opponent in interleague play. * The Cubs’ 3-1 loss on Sunday was just their second loss in 18 games. The Cubs have scored at least five runs in nine of their last 12 games, after doing so just 10 times over their previous 37 games. * The Tigers, who currently sit at 5.0 games back […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Monday @ Los Angeles Anaheim California

    * After improving to a season-best 14 games over .500 July 22, the Angels are just 6-17 in their last 23 games after losing three of four to the Royals. Los Angeles has scored three or fewer runs 14 times in that span after a 4-3 loss yesterday at Kansas City. * The White Sox beat the Cubs, 3-1, yesterday at home by holding their in-city rival to just three hits. It was the fewest hits allowed by the White […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Friday vs. Chicago

    * While the Cubs have won a season-high seven consecutive games, the White Sox have won three consecutive games. This marks just the second time in interleague play that the Cubs and White Sox both entered a head-to-head series with win streaks of at least three games. In June 2000, the Cubs entered a series against the Sox on a four-game win streak, while their opponents were working on a three-game win streak. * The Cubs hit five home runs […]

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