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    Cubs Game Notes For Wednesday @ NY Mets

    * The Chicago Cubs have dominated the New York Mets since the beginning of 2014 (winning 10 of 12), playing especially well in the later innings (outscoring the Mets 16-4 from the 7th inning on). *The Cubs have won seven straight against New York, one win shy of matching their best winning streak against the Mets in franchise history – eight games, done twice (1991 and 2003-2004). *The Cubs’ bullpen has 18 totals wins on the season, tied for most […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Tuesday @ St. Louis

    * St. Louis leads the all-time series against the White Sox, 12-9, including a 9-3 mark against them at home. These teams will be meeting for the first time since the 2012 campaign when the Cardinals won two of the three matchups between the clubs. * The White Sox are 2-10 away from home since June 4 – the worst road record in the majors in that span. Chicago has lost four consecutive interleague contests and each of its last […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Wednesday @ NY Mets

    * The Cubs have limited the Mets to 10 hits or fewer in each of their last 20 head-to-head meetings – the longest active streak against one opponent. * The Cubs, who have scored fewer than three runs in six straight games for the first time since May 2009, have not done so in seven consecutive games since an eight-game streak April 29 – May 6, 2006. * The Mets have won four consecutive games for the first time since […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Friday @ St. Louis

    * The Cardinals have lost just one of their last 13 series at home against the Cubs (10 series wins, two ties), while winning 29 of their last 41 games at Busch Stadium against the Cubs. * The Cardinals have begun the season 26-7 at home, and have won six consecutive games at home – their fourth win streak of at least five games at home this season. * The Cubs, who have won back-to-back road games and are 19-17 […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Thursday vs. Detroit

    * The Tigers could not complete the three-game sweep at Cleveland, losing 8-2 Wednesday, but still came away with the series victory. Detroit is now 9-2-1 in series against AL Central teams in 2015. * The White Sox lost the rubber match of their three-game series at Minnesota yesterday, 6-1. Chicago has not won a road series in June, and their last series win on the road was May 28-30 at Houston (2-1). * J.D. Martinez homered yesterday and has […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Monday vs. LA Dodgers

    * Cubs’ starter Tsuyoshi Wada is 4-0 in his last 10 starts at “The Friendly Confines.” Wada has a 2.36 ERA and a .202 opp. BA in the starts, but the Cubs are 6-4 as a team. * Though they lead the NL West, the Los Angeles Dodgers are still trying to get on the winning track away from Dodger Stadium. Their road record (12-18, .400) so far this season is far below the standard set by recent playoff teams. […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Friday vs. Texas

    * The Rangers have won four of their last five games against the White Sox, including two of three in their lone matchup earlier in the season. In the first contest between the two teams this season, Texas scored 15 runs, which is tied for the most runs they have scored against any opponent in 2015. In a game last year against the White Sox, the Rangers scored 16 runs, which was the most runs they scored against any opponent […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Friday @ Minnesota

    * The last series between these teams (three games in June 2012 in Minnesota) featured a total of 39 runs scored. * The Twins are coming off of some history-making with their 2-1 win on Thursday. It marked only the fifth time in MLB history a team hit a game-tying homer in the eighth inning and a walkoff homer in the ninth in a 2-1 victory. * The Twins (24) and Cubs (28) have walked batters leading off the inning […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Wednesday vs. Pittsburgh

    * The White Sox are 9-3 all-time at home against the Pirates, while shutting Pittsburgh out twice over their last three meetings in Chicago. * The Pirates’ pitching staff has put up 30 straight scoreless innings and earned five shutouts in the team’s last six games. The Pirates have shut out three consecutive opponents for the first time since October 1976. The last time the Pirates shut out four straight opponents was May 17-21, 1972. * Chicago’s NHL team, the […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Wednesday @ Cleveland

    * The Indians shut out the Cubs, 6-0, yesterday in Chicago. Cleveland has now won 17 of its last 18 games when scoring five or more runs and each of its last seven. The team started the year 3-4 when scoring five or more runs. * The Cubs were shut out for the fifth time in 2015 and tallied just four hits. Four of the Cubs’ five shutouts have come at home, where they average over a run less per […]

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