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    Cubs Game Notes For Friday @ Chicago

    * The Cubs hit five home runs against the Brewers yesterday – their most in a game since August 2013. *Cubs relievers have also not allowed a single run over 14.0 innings in interleague victories this season. * Kyle Hendricks is winless in four career interleague starts, despite not allowing a single home run in interleague play. * Adam LaRoche has hit plenty of home runs against the Cubs over his career, 22. The only team he’s homered off more […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Monday vs. Los Angeles/Anaheim/California

    * The Halos beat the Orioles, 5-4, in 11 innings yesterday at home, winning their second straight series since a season-long six-game losing streak, July 28-August 2. The walkoff victory was the Angels’ ninth of the 2015 campaign – most in the AL, and second most in MLB overall (Cubs – 10). * Chicago lost, 5-4, in Kansas City on Sunday, getting swept over the weekend at Kauffman Stadium, with all the losses coming by a single run. The White […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday vs. Milwaukee

    * Milwaukee defeated St. Louis, 5-4, at Miller Park on Sunday, snapping its two-game streak of getting shut out with the victory. The Brewers are 34-7 overall when scoring five or more times this season (17-1 on the road). * The Cubs beat the Giants, 2-0, on Sunday, sweeping four from San Francisco over the weekend, and improving their record to 10-1 in the last 11 games. Including one vs. the Brewers (July 30-August 2), Chicago has three four-game sweeps […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Friday @ Kansas City

    * The Royals’ 2.16 ERA against the White Sox is the lowest by an American League team against an opponent (minimum nine games) this season. * The Royals have won 11 of their last 14 home games, while allowing exactly one run in each of their last four home wins. * The White Sox are averaging 0.72 more runs per game on the road (4.09) than at home (3.37) this season – the highest road/home scoring differential in the American […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Friday vs. San Francisco

    *The Giants are 16-6 since July 10, the best record in MLB during that time. *Wrigley Field has been anything but a hitter’s paradise for the Chicago Cubs in 2015. The team’s offense at home is the worst in the team’s 100-year history at Wrigley. The Cubs are scoring only 3.25 runs per game and hitting .227 at home. *The Cubs’ bullpen has piled up an MLB-high 25 wins. *Buster Posey has to be considered an MVP candidate. He’s one […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Thursday vs. San Francisco

    * The Giants have won seven of their last nine games at Wrigley Field, while punching out double-digit hits in each of their last four road games against the Cubs. * The Giants, who have recorded at least six runs and 10 hits in three straight games for the second time this season (also May 15-17), have not done so in four straight games since June 2009. * While the Cubs have won six of their last seven games, they […]

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    *Pittsburgh is currently 19-26 (.422) against the NL Central, the eighth-lowest mark in the majors. *The Cubs have a better record against teams over .500 (26-20) than they do against .500 or worse teams (31-27). * Jake Arrieta has been given the Cubs a chance to win nearly every time he takes the hill with a quality start in 17 or his 21 starts. *Kris Bryant is already accumulating outstanding season numbers against the Pirates with 13 hits, 13 RBIs […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Monday vs. Tampa Bay

    * Tampa Bay beat Boston, 4-3, at Fenway Park on Sunday, snapping its three-game losing streak in the process. The Rays are 46-12 when allowing three or fewer runs this season (6-42 in all other games). * The White Sox were pummeled, 12-3, by the Yankees at home yesterday, and have now dropped three of their last four contests since a season-long seven-game win streak from July 23-29. Chicago is 18-11 since games of June 30 – second best in […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Monday @ Pittsburgh

    * The Cubs have won six of their 10 matchups with the Pirates so far this season after winning just five of their 19 matchups with them in 2014. Pittsburgh has won each of its last two home games against the Cubs. * The Pirates have just two losses in their last 13 games at PNC Park and own a 26-8 record there since May 22 – the best home record in the majors in that span. * The Cubs […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Friday vs. NY Yankees

    * The Yankees have the majors’ longest active win streak against the White Sox (five games), despite not punching out double-digit hits once over their last nine games against Chicago. * The Yankees, who have lost back-to-back games for the first time since July 5-7, have still scored at least six runs in six of their last eight games (7.5 runs per game over stretch). * The White Sox, who have won six of their last seven games (all on […]


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