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    White Sox Game Notes For Wednesday vs. Cleveland

    * Shaun Marcum has recorded a quality start against the White Sox in each of his last five outings against Chicago. * The Cleveland Indians’ pitching staff has loved pitching on the road this season with 3.75 ERA away from home and 5.00 ERA at Jacobs Field. * Jose Abreu and Avisail Garcia have each reached base in 91.4 percent of their games played this season – among the highest rates in the AL. * Carlos Rodon has struck out […]

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    Blackhawks Game 2 Notes For Tuesday @ Anaheim

    * The Ducks throttled the Blackhawks, 4-1, on Sunday, recording their third straight triumph, and improving to 9-1 during the 2015 playoffs overall. Anaheim is 6-0 at Honda Center in this year’s playoffs, outscoring opponents by a combined 22-7 in those contests. * Chicago is down 0-1 in a best-of-seven matchup for the 48th time in franchise history. The Blackhawks have a series record of just 15-32 after losing the first game of a best-of-seven. Anaheim has an all-time series […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday @ San Diego

    * While the Cubs and Padres have played 230 all-time games in San Diego, each team has won 115 of the 230 games. The Padres have outscored the Cubs by just a single run (868-867) over their 230 meetings in San Diego. * The Padres, who have allowed double-digit runs in three of their last six games, have allowed at least 10 runs on six occasions since April 25 – two more than any other team in the majors over […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Monday vs. Cleveland

    * After the Indians went 17-2 against the White Sox in 2013, producing their most wins ever in the all-time series, Cleveland has split 24 games (12-12) versus Chicago since the beginning of 2014. * By taking two of three games at Texas this weekend, the Indians mustered their first series victory since going 2-1 at Houston to begin the season. Cleveland’s series record now stands at 2-8-2 in 2015. * The White Sox have won five in a row […]

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    Cubs Trade Welington Castillo

    SAN DIEGO – The Chicago Cubs today acquired right-handed pitcher Yoervis Medina from the Seattle Mariners for catcher Welington Castillo.  Medina will report to Triple-A Iowa. Medina, 26, has posted a 2.82 ERA (43 ER/137.0 IP) in 141 appearances out of the Mariners bullpen the last three seasons, turning in a 10-9 record with 43 holds and two saves.  He has struck out 140 batters in 137.0 innings while limiting opponents to a .216 batting average, including a .228 mark […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Sunday vs. Pittsburgh

    * Yesterday, the Chicago Cubs extended their winning streak to six games by defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-1, despite not having a single RBI hit (two sac flies, fielder’s choice, wild pitch). *The Cubs have the highest strikeout/walk ration among MLB pitching staffs at 4.18. * Starling Marte notched a three-hit game yesterday, giving him 11 hits in 28 at-bats (.393) against the Cubs this season. * Anthony Rizzo has reached base 76 times already this season, the most by […]

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    Blackhawks Game 1 Notes For Sunday vs. Anaheim

    * The Blackhawks and Ducks will be meeting for the first time ever in the playoffs. Chicago has won four of their last five regular season games against Anaheim, while outscoring the Ducks 14-5 during the stretch. * The Blackhawks have advanced to the conference finals for the third consecutive postseason and for the fifth time in seven years. At the same time, they are coming off just their second postseason series sweep since 1997 (also swept Sharks in 2010 […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Friday @ Oakland

    * The White Sox have won four of their last five games against the A’s. Of the seven games played between the teams in 2014 (the series won by Chicago, 4-3), four were decided by one run, including three of the last four contests. * After going 2-12 with a 6.06 team ERA and .305 opponent average in their first 14 road games of the season, the White Sox had now won two in a row away from U.S. Cellular […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Friday vs. Pittsburgh

    * The Cubs lead the season series, four games to three. In the three-game series between the clubs at Wrigley Field that was played April 27-29, all three contests were decided by at least four runs. * The Pirates’ first batter of any inning has reached base just 81 times this season. That is tied with the Angels for last in the majors. Pittsburgh batters ranked fifth in the majors in 2014, reaching base 465 times when leading off an […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Wednesday vs. NY Mets

    * The Chicago Cubs have limited the New York Mets to fewer than 10 hits in each of their last 18 meetings, going back to July 2012, the longest such streak in baseball. *The Mets have have ten games this year allowing their opponent fewer then two runs, second in baseball to Detroit’s 12. *Matt Harvey has a career 2.12 ERA in night games, 2nd-lowest in MLB history since 1940 among pitchers with at least 25 starts. *Addison Russell has […]

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