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    White Sox Game Notes For Friday @ Baltimore

    * Mike Wright is looking to avoid becoming the fourth Orioles pitcher since 1990 and the first since Brian Matusz (13 straight, 2011-12) to allow three or more runs in 11+ straight starts. * Baltimore’s four stolen bases are tied with the Tigers and Angels for the fewest in the majors this season. This year is only the sixth season in Orioles history (since 1954) that Baltimore has recorded four or fewer steals through the first 21 games of the […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Friday vs. Atlanta

    * At 16-5, the Chicago Cubs are off to their best start through 21 games since 1907 (17-4). Chicago has won its last six games against the Atlanta Braves; the last time they had a longer win streak in this series was May 29, 1998-May 15, 1999 (W7). * The Braves’ season has been very up-and-down; they started the year 0-9, then won their next four contests, then dropped their next eight in a row; Thursday’s win over Boston snapped […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Thursday @ Baltimore

    * The White Sox and Orioles will meet today at Camden Yards for the first time this season, where the Orioles have won 10 out of the last 14 meetings between the two teams dating back to 2012. In fact, Baltimore’s 10-4 (.714) home record against the White Sox since 2012 is its best against any AL opponent. * After facing just three left-handed starters all season entering last night’s game against the Rays, the Orioles faced Matt Moore last […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Wednesday vs. Milwaukee

    * The Chicago Cubs are second in MLB in runs scored, with 123, while ranking third in runs allowed, with 54. Their +69 run differential is sixth-best through 20 games since 1900 (1902 Pirates +91). * The Cubs tend to jump on teams early, and should find some success doing so against the Milwaukee Brewers. The Cubs are +22 in the first three innings, best in baseball. The Brewers are -21, second-worst. In games started by Taylor Jungmann this season, […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Tuesday @ Toronto

    *The Sox are 10-6 at Toronto since 2012. Chicago is a combined 19-39 (.328) on the road against the rest of the AL East in that time. *The White Sox lead the majors in ERA reduction. The Sox staff ERA has gone from 3.98 last year to 2.41 so far this season. *At 14-6, the Sox are off to their best start since they went 16-4 in 2005. * Chris Sale is looking to join three other White Sox hurlers […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday vs. Milwaukee

    * The Cubs were 14-5 versus Milwaukee in 2015, producing their most wins and highest winning percentage (.737) ever in the all-time series. After dropping four of the first six meetings with the Brewers last year, the Cubs went 12-1 against Milwaukee from July 30 to the end of the season. * The Brewers stopped a three-game losing streak when they salvaged the finale of their three-game set with Philadelphia this weekend. Milwaukee is 4-3 in series closers in 2016, […]

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    Blackhawks Game 7 Notes For Monday @ St. Louis

    * The Blackhawks netted a series-high six goals in Saturday night’s 6-3 win over the Blues at United Center, winning their second straight game, and evening the series at three games apiece. Game 6 marked the first time in this series that the victory came by more than one goal. * Dating to the 1990 playoffs, Chicago has won five of its last seven Game 7’s, with both of those setbacks (2011 at Vancouver and 2014 vs. Kings) coming in […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Monday @ Toronto

    * The White Sox beat the Rangers, 4-1, yesterday at U.S. Cellular Field, winning all three games over the weekend, and completing their second sweep of the season (also April 11-14 at Minnesota). Chicago has allowed one run or fewer nine times in 2016 – most of any MLB team. * Toronto beat Oakland, 6-3, on Sunday at Rogers Centre, taking two of three from the A’s over the weekend. At 10-10, the Blue Jays are at the .500 mark […]

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    Blackhawks Game 6 Notes For Saturday vs. St. Louis

    * With a 4-3 double-overtime victory in Game 5, the Blackhawks improved to 12-4 in games when facing elimination under Joel Quenneville, the second-most elimination wins in the league since the 2009 postseason (Kings, 15). * The Blues are 11-16 all-time in potential series-clinching games on the road and have lost 10 of their last 13 such games. * If St. Louis wins Game 6, it will have won three games on the road in this series. Only once before […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Friday vs. Texas

    * The Texas Rangers have scored exactly two runs in each of their last five games against the Chicago White Sox (2-3). That is both the Rangers’ longest active streak of games scoring two or fewer runs versus any team, as well as Chicago’s longest active streak of games holding any opponent to two or fewer runs. * The Rangers have pitched very well in their seven road games so far in 2016, posting a 2.17 (15/62.1) ERA, which ranks […]


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