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  • Cubs Game Notes For Sunday vs. Chicago

    * The Chicago Cubs have dominated the first two games of the Crosstown Classic this season, beating the Chicago White Sox 8-4 yesterday and 11-2 on Friday. * The Cubs’ last 15 games have been streaky, as they won five games, then lost five games, and then won five games again. The Cubs have averaged 7.90 runs in wins and 2.07 runs in losses, making it the largest difference (5.83) in MLB. In their previous five-game winning streak, the Cubs averaged just […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Friday vs. Chicago

    * The White Sox have lost five straight and nine of the last 10. In that span, the Sox’s starters have posted a 5.76 ERA. They are the only team without 10 wins this season. * The Cubs swept the Marlins earlier this week, scoring 31 runs in the three games. It is tied for the most runs in a three-game series so far this season (Blue Jays scored 31 against the Royals). * The Cubs took three of four […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Friday vs. Chicago

    * The White Sox have lost five straight and nine of the last 10. In that span, the Sox’s starters have posted a 5.76 ERA. They are the only team without 10 wins this season. * The Cubs swept the Marlins earlier this week, scoring 31 runs in the three games. It is tied for the most runs in a three-game series so far this season (Blue Jays scored 31 against the Royals). * The Cubs took three of four […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Wednesday vs. Miami

    * After starting the season 5-17, the Marlins have gone 8-5 in their past 13 games thanks in part to the team’s improved pitching, going from 5.41 to 3.68. *The Cubs lead the league going from 1st to 3rd on singles 29 times. * Kris Bryant hit his first MLB HR 3 years ago today and is one home run shy of 100 for his career. *Jose Quintana allowed six runs (all earned) over 6.0 innings (9.00 ERA) in his […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Tuesday vs. Pittsburgh

    * The Pirates defeated the Brewers 9-0 in their victory on Sunday. This was the team’s sixth shutout of 2018, the most in MLB. * Pittsburgh is 6-2 against the AL Central this year thanks in part to the team’s upstart offense, scoring 6.13 runs/game with 10 homers. * The White Sox have struggled at the plate at Guaranteed Rate Field in 2018, scoring just 3.19 runs/game with a .232 BA. The average temperature for White Sox home games in 2018 […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Monday vs. Miami

    * The Cubs and Marlins split a four game season-opening series in March. The Marlins have played the Cubs tough since 2015, with the Cubs holding a 13-11 edge during that period. * The Marlins have won eight of their past 11 games after defeating the Reds, 8-5, last Sunday. Since April 24, Miami’s pitching staff has a 2.64 ERA, the fourth best in MLB. * The Cubs have lost a season-high five games in a row after being swept […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Saturday vs. Minnesota

    * Yoan Moncada may miss a few days with a lingering hamstring injury. When in there this season, he has shown some pop from the leadoff spot with six home runs this year, trailing only Mookie Betts (13) and Charlie Blackmon (7) in most HRs from the leadoff spot. The White Sox have seven home runs from the leadoff spot this season, tied with the Rangers for the third-most in baseball (Red Sox, 13; Rockies, 10). * Brian Dozier is hoping […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Friday @ St. Louis

    * The Cubs and Cardinals have each won a game against the other thus far in 2018, and over the past two seasons the Cubs are 5-1 in series against the Cardinals in Busch Stadium. The Cardinals (3.32) and the Cubs (3.48) rank fourth and seventh in MLB, respectively, in team ERA. * The Cubs have won five of their last eight games despite scoring only 16 combined runs in those eight games. The last time they won five in […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Thursday vs. Minnesota

    * The White Sox and Twins will face each other for the second time this season after Minnesota won, 4-0, on April 12. The other three games of this series were postponed due to heavy snow. The Twins have won four in a row against the White Sox and six of the last eight matchups overall. * After starting the season 8-5, Minnesota have since lost 11 of its past 13 games to fall to 10-16. The Twins have gone […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Wednesday vs. St. Louis

    * The St. Louis Cardinals are the only major-league club yet to lose a game this season against a team currently below .500. * The Cardinals will be facing a White Sox team that has averaged nearly two more runs per game on the road than at home in 2018 (2.83 home vs. 4.80 road). * Carlos Martinez was outstanding on the mound for the Cardinals in the month of April with a 0.54 ERA. * Lucas Giolito has had […]