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    Cubs Game Notes For Friday @ Atlanta

    * The Cubs beat the White Sox, 3-1, in the last game before the All-Star break, snapping their three-game losing streak in the process. Chicago is 47-40 in 2015 – its best pre All-Star break record since 2008 (57-38). * Atlanta was swept four straight by the Rockies at Coors Field in its last series before the break, scoring three or fewer runs in each of those setbacks. The Braves have dropped a season-high tying five consecutive games overall. * […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Friday vs. Chicago

    * The White Sox have the best record (11-5) of any MLB team at Wrigley Field since 2009 (minimum 10 games). * Despite winning yesterday, the White Sox were held to two runs or fewer for the 34th time, tying Seattle and Tampa Bay for the most in the American League. * The Cubs have scored at least five runs in three consecutive games for just the second time this season (also April 11-13). * Chris Sale has never lost […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Friday vs. Chicago

    * The White Sox have the best record (11-5) of any MLB team at Wrigley Field since 2009 (minimum 10 games). * Despite winning yesterday, the White Sox were held to two runs or fewer for the 34th time, tying Seattle and Tampa Bay for the most in the American League. * The Cubs have scored at least five runs in three consecutive games for just the second time this season (also April 11-13). * Carlos Rodon is making his […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday Game 1 vs. St. Louis

    *Anthony Rizzo becomes only the second Cubs 1st baseman to win back-to-back All-Star honors – Phil Cavarretta was the other in 1946-47. *The Cubs have faced just four left-handed starters in the last 46 games, but will face two today in Cardinal starters Tyler Lyons and Tim Cooney. *Cub pitching has recorded a 1.25 ERA in the team’s last seven games, walking 13, striking out 65, and holding the opponents to a .177 BA. *The Cubs reached the halfway point […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Monday vs. Toronto

    * The White Sox earned the series win against the Orioles over the weekend but could not complete a sweep, losing 9-1 Sunday. Chicago has now won back-to-back series (two-game sweep of St. Louis) for the first time since May 11-17 at Milwaukee and Oakland. * The Blue Jays avoided a three-game sweep at Detroit with a 10-5 victory yesterday. Toronto has scored 10 or more runs in 15 games this year – easily the most in MLB (second most: […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Monday vs. St. Louis

    * The Cubs beat the Marlins at home yesterday, 2-0, and have allowed two or fewer runs in each of their last six games (five total runs). It is Chicago’s longest such streak since a six-game span in April of 2004. * The Cardinals earned a series split at home against San Diego with a 3-1 win Sunday. The Padres scored first in the game, so it was St. Louis’ 25th comeback victory of 2015, most in MLB. * With […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Friday vs. Miami

    * Miami is coming off a home, three-game sweep of the defending World Champion San Francisco Giants. The Marlins won the three games against the Giants by a total of four runs. It was the fourth time in franchise history that the Marlins have swept a series from the defending World Series champion: also September 24-26, 1996 vs. Atlanta (3 games), August 7-9, 2009 at Philadelphia (3 games) and May 24-26, 2011 at San Francisco (3 games). * The Cubs […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Friday vs. Baltimore

    * Baltimore has won six of its last seven meetings with the White Sox, including two out of three this year. Chicago hasn’t scored more than four runs in any of its last 15 games in the series (2.6 runs per game), with Baltimore winning 11 of those contests. * Baltimore dropped three out of four games versus the Rangers at home this week, its first series loss in nearly a month (June 1-3 at Astros). The Orioles are still […]

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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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