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    Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday vs. Milwaukee

    * The Cubs were 14-5 versus Milwaukee in 2015, producing their most wins and highest winning percentage (.737) ever in the all-time series. After dropping four of the first six meetings with the Brewers last year, the Cubs went 12-1 against Milwaukee from July 30 to the end of the season. * The Brewers stopped a three-game losing streak when they salvaged the finale of their three-game set with Philadelphia this weekend. Milwaukee is 4-3 in series closers in 2016, […]

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    Blackhawks Game 7 Notes For Monday @ St. Louis

    * The Blackhawks netted a series-high six goals in Saturday night’s 6-3 win over the Blues at United Center, winning their second straight game, and evening the series at three games apiece. Game 6 marked the first time in this series that the victory came by more than one goal. * Dating to the 1990 playoffs, Chicago has won five of its last seven Game 7’s, with both of those setbacks (2011 at Vancouver and 2014 vs. Kings) coming in […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Monday @ Toronto

    * The White Sox beat the Rangers, 4-1, yesterday at U.S. Cellular Field, winning all three games over the weekend, and completing their second sweep of the season (also April 11-14 at Minnesota). Chicago has allowed one run or fewer nine times in 2016 – most of any MLB team. * Toronto beat Oakland, 6-3, on Sunday at Rogers Centre, taking two of three from the A’s over the weekend. At 10-10, the Blue Jays are at the .500 mark […]

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    Blackhawks Game 6 Notes For Saturday vs. St. Louis

    * With a 4-3 double-overtime victory in Game 5, the Blackhawks improved to 12-4 in games when facing elimination under Joel Quenneville, the second-most elimination wins in the league since the 2009 postseason (Kings, 15). * The Blues are 11-16 all-time in potential series-clinching games on the road and have lost 10 of their last 13 such games. * If St. Louis wins Game 6, it will have won three games on the road in this series. Only once before […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Friday vs. Texas

    * The Texas Rangers have scored exactly two runs in each of their last five games against the Chicago White Sox (2-3). That is both the Rangers’ longest active streak of games scoring two or fewer runs versus any team, as well as Chicago’s longest active streak of games holding any opponent to two or fewer runs. * The Rangers have pitched very well in their seven road games so far in 2016, posting a 2.17 (15/62.1) ERA, which ranks […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Friday @ Cincinnati

    *The  Cubs plus-60 run differential (97 runs scored, 37 allowed) is the best for any team through 16 games since 1922, when the New York Giants were at plus-62. *Cincy pitching has allowed too many walks (4.66 BB/9 IP – last in majors) and homers (1.81 HR/9 IP – last in majors) in 2016. *Joey Votto is one of two players – minimum 40 plate appearances – with an OPS of at least 1.000 versus the Cubs since the start […]

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    Blackhawks Game 5 Notes For Thursday @ St. Louis

    * The Blues beat the Blackhawks, 4-3, in Game 4, taking a commanding 3-1 lead in this series. St. Louis has had a 3-1 lead in a best-of-7 with Game 5 on home ice five times in franchise history, and has won all five of those contests. * Chicago has faced a 3-1 deficit with Game 5 on the road 10 times in franchise history, and has lost all 10 of those series (seven of those matchups were lost in […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Friday @ Cincinnati

    * The Cubs outscored the Reds, 22-6, while sweeping three games from Cincinnati last week. Chicago has won six in a row in the series and is 19-6 versus Cincinnati in 25 games since September 2014. * Although the Cubs lost their finale at St. Louis on Wednesday, 5-3, they still took two of three games in the series. At 11-4, Chicago is off to its best start through 15 games since 1985 (also 11-4). It’s just the fifth time […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Tuesday vs. LA Angels

    * The Chicago White Sox have lost three in a row. They haven’t had a four-game losing streak since July of last season. * The White Sox have recorded an extra-base hit in 52 straight home games, their second-longest streak since moving to U.S. Cellular Field in 1991. Chicago’s 52-game streak at home with an extra-base hit is the longest active streak in all of baseball. * In his first two starts of the season, Mat Latos has allowed just […]

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    Blackhawks Game 4 Notes vs. St. Louis

    * St. Louis defeated Chicago, 3-2, at United Center on Sunday afternoon, taking a 2-1 lead in the series, and improving to 16-5-0 (.762) in its last 21 games overall – best of any team in the league since February 28. The Blues have a postseason mark of 5-1 when lighting the lamp at least three times since the 2014 playoffs. * Including their Game 3 triumph, the Blues have won eight games in 2015-16 when trailing entering the third […]

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