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  • White Sox Game Notes For Thursday @ Texas

    * At 45-72 (.385), the White Sox currently hold the worst record in the American League. The last time the White Sox finished the season with the AL’s worst record was 1976 when they went 64-97 (.400). * The Rangers are coming off a three-game sweep at home against the Tigers. This was Texas’ first home sweep since sweeping three straight series from May 10-18 earlier this season. * Dating back to 2012, the Texas is just 15-21 (.417) against […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Tuesday @ LA Dodgers

    * After sweeping the Houston Astros last week, the White Sox lost 2-of-3 over the weekend against the Royals, including a 14-6 loss on Sunday. Since May 30, the White Sox are an MLB-worst 21-44 (.323). * The Dodgers took two out of three games from the Padres over the weekend, and are now 16-0-3 in their last 19 series. Since June 8, the Dodgers have not lost a series, and every other team in baseball has lost at least […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Monday vs. Cincinnati

    * The Cubs took the rubber game from the Diamondbacks on Sunday, 7-2, to win their first series in August. Chicago hit three home runs after the seventh inning for the first time since April 16, 2004. * The Reds gave up three runs in the first inning in back-to-back games as they lost the finale two at the Brewers over the weekend. Cincinnati has now allowed at least three runs in the first inning 13 times this season, second […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Tuesday vs. Houston

    * The Astros and White Sox each won three of six against the other in 2016, with each team winning two of three road games. It was Houston’s first series win in Chicago since 2012. * Houston won two of three against the Blue Jays at home, recording 18 hits and 16 hits in its two wins. The Astros have at least 15 hits in 14 games this season, the most in MLB. The franchise record for games with 15+ […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Monday @ San Francisco

    * LHP Matt Moore starts for SF tonight. The Cubs have been a different club when facing a lefty starting pitcher so far this season. They are 18-7 vs. left-handed starters and 40-45 vs. righties. * Jake Arrieta has been outstanding on the mound in his three starts away from home since the start of July, allowing only three runs in 20 1/3 innings. * Brandon Belt is one of seven major leaguers currently leading his respective team in each […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Friday vs. Washington

    * The Nationals have four qualifying batters with an OPS of at least .900, tied for the second most by any National League team in the modern era. The 1953 Dodgers had five. * Bryce Harper’s .402 average in wins is double what it is in the Nationals’ losses this season. * With his two homers on Thursday, Willson Contreras became the second-fastest active catcher to reach 30 career home runs (172 games, behind Gary Sanchez with 90 games). * […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Thursday @ Boston

    * Boston took two of three from Chicago at Guaranteed Rate Field earlier this year, outscoring the White Sox 21-13 over the three games. The White Sox have not lost a series at Fenway Park since 2013 (8-4 overall record since 2014). * Chicago lost, 5-1, to Toronto at home on Wednesday, dropping two of three to the Jays, and finishing up an eight-game homestand with a mark of 2-6. The White Sox are just 3-16 (.158) in their last […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Wednesday vs. Arizona

    * This is the first series between the Cubs and Diamondbacks in 2017. Chicago has held a sizable edge in the meetings since 2015, winning 10 of the 14 matchups, with all four losses coming by a single run. * The Cubs will have the benefit of the league’s easiest strength of schedules the rest of the way. Their opponents’ collective winning percentage stands at .474. Arizona has the third-toughest remaining strength of schedule in the majors at .522. * […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Monday vs. Toronto

    * The White Sox are 16-7 (.696) against the Blue Jays since the beginning of the 2014 season. That is Chicago’s best mark against any AL team in that span. * Chicago beat Cleveland at home Sunday, 3-1, for just their second win since the All-Star break. The White Sox are just 5-18 (.217) in July, which would be their worst record in a single month since August 1932 (6-23, .207; minimum 20 games in a month). * Toronto rallied […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Sunday vs. Cleveland

    * Lefty Carlos Rodon takes the mound for the White Sox, but left-handed pitchers haven’t posed too much of a hindrance to the Cleveland bats this season. They rank first in MLB in hits and RBI against LHP. * After a promising return to action for the White Sox in late June, Carlos Rodon has been knocked around in his last three starts, going 0-3 with a 10.38 ERA. * The leader after six innings will likely walk away with […]