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  • White Sox Game Notes For Monday vs. NY Yankees

    * The Yankees lost, 7-6, at home to the Rangers yesterday, dropping two of three over the weekend to Texas, and falling to 2-10 in their last 12 games overall. New York has lost six straight road contests, with four of those setbacks coming by a single run. * Chicago was swept three straight by the A’s over the weekend at Guaranteed Rate Field, getting outscored by a combined 18-5 in those contests. The White Sox have been swept six […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Monday @ Washington

    * The Cubs won five of seven meetings with the Nationals last season, sweeping a four-game series at Wrigley Field while dropping two of three at Nationals Park. The clubs have split their 10 games in the nation’s capital since 2014. * Chicago was 9-6 (.600) on the road in the month of April but has a 7-15 (.318) record away from home since the start of May after splitting a four-game series in Miami. * The Nationals won two […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Sunday vs. Oakland

    * The A’s have been struggling on Sundays this season with a major league worst 2-8 record. * Avisail Garcia has recorded double-digit multi-hit games for the second straight month. * Khris Davis, Yonder Alonso and Ryon Healy and have combined for 50.5 percent of Oakland’s home runs this season. * Sonny Gray has struggled with AL Central foes this season with 0-2 record and 7.04 ERA. * Derek Holland is boasting a 2.48 ERA and 27 strikeouts through his […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Friday vs. Oakland

    * This will be the first meeting between the A’s and the White Sox in 2017. Chicago won five of the seven games in this series last season. * The A’s have dropped 10 of their last 12 road contests. At 9-25 overall, their .265 win percentage is their worst through their first 34 road games since the 1984 season (9-25, .265). * White Sox pitchers have struggled with their control this season, as their 3.51 BB/9 rate ranks as […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Thursday @ Miami

    * The Cubs lost, 3-2, to the Padres at Wrigley Field yesterday, snapping their three-game win streak in the process. Chicago is just 3-11 (.214) in its last 14 road contests – fourth worst in MLB since May 13. * Miami was no-hit by Max Scherzer through 7.1 innings on Wednesday at Marlins Park, but ended the bid on a hit by A.J. Ellis, and won the game 2-1. The Fish have now won five straight home series (12-3 overall […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Wednesday vs. San Diego

    * The average age of the position players on both teams’ active roster is under 27 years old. While the Padres have the majors’ third-youngest pitching staff at an average age of 27 years, 203 days old, the Cubs have baseball’s oldest at 31 years, 177 days old (based on active roster). * Anthony Rizzo has recovered nicely from a rough month of May (.194 AVG) by hitting .397 in June (25/63). * Miguel Diaz will be making the third […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Tuesday @ Minnesota

    *Dating back to 2012, the Twins and White Sox have played to a draw at Target Field, winning 26 games each. * Despite going 7-9 (.438) in June thus far, Chicago’s bats have been hot, putting up a .290 batting average. * Minnesota had been atop the AL Central for 48 days of 2017 until getting swept by the Indians last week. * Eduardo Escobar has been on a tear this month. His .500 (21-for-42) average and .543 on-base percentage […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Friday @ Toronto

    * This will be the first meeting between the White Sox and the Blue Jays in 2017. Chicago won five of the six meetings between the teams last season. * The White Sox (25-0) are just one of three teams (Bos & Col) that are still undefeated this season when leading at the end of the seventh inning. They were 27-3 when leading at the end of the seventh inning through games of June 15 last season. * On the […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Friday @ Pittsburgh

    * The Pirates lead the 2017 season series 4-2. The Cubs, however, have won four of their last five road series versus the Pirates, including taking two of three in Pittsburgh April 24-26. * The Cubs’ pitchers have struggled in the first inning this season, posting a 7.34 ERA that ranks tied with the Mets for the second worst in the majors (SD, 7.93). This a huge increase over the team’s ERA in the first inning of games in 2016 […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Monday vs. Baltimore

    * The Orioles swept the first series between these teams this season (three games May 5-7). Baltimore has won or tied the season series in every year since 2009 (38-23, .623 against the White Sox in that span). * Baltimore was swept on the road against the Yankees over the weekend, getting outscored 38-8 in the three games. It was the most runs allowed by the Orioles in a three-game series since August 21-23, 2007 against Texas (41). * Chicago […]