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  • White Sox Game Notes For Sunday vs. Cleveland

    * Lefty Carlos Rodon takes the mound for the White Sox, but left-handed pitchers haven’t posed too much of a hindrance to the Cleveland bats this season. They rank first in MLB in hits and RBI against LHP. * After a promising return to action for the White Sox in late June, Carlos Rodon has been knocked around in his last three starts, going 0-3 with a 10.38 ERA. * The leader after six innings will likely walk away with […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Saturday @ Milwaukee

    * Travis Shaw and Eric Thames are tied for first in the majors in home runs among players acquired by their teams this past offseason at 24. * Junior Guerra has given up 16 home runs in his 12 starts this year, accounting for 27 of the 38 total runs he’s allowed. *The Brewers evened the season series at five games apiece with last night’s 2-1 win. The Cubs won the series each of the past three years (2014-16), going […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Friday vs. Cleveland

    * The Indians beat the Angels, 2-1, in Cleveland on Thursday, completing a three-game sweep and extending their winning streak to seven games, the second-longest active streak in the majors (Royals, eight). That follows a stretch where they went 1-7. * The White Sox fell to the Cubs, 6-3, at home on Thursday. After winning the first game at Wrigley, they lost three straight to the Northsiders. The Sox have just four wins in the month of July, by far […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Friday @ Milwaukee

    * The Cubs beat the White Sox, 6-3, at Guaranteed Rate Field on Thursday, winning the Crosstown Cup after taking three out of four between the teams. The Cubs’ starters have a 2.51 ERA since the All-Star break, second-best in MLB (Nationals, 2.50). * The Brewers were blown out by the Nationals, 15-2, in Washington on Thursday. It was the most runs allowed by the team since allowing 16 to the Reds on April 21, 2015. The Cubs have scored […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Thursday @ Chicago

    * Melky Cabrera has increased his batting average each month this season, which is something he also did last year through July. * The Chicago Cubs have won eight straight games away from Wrigley Field. * The Cubs have been the best team in baseball after the All-Star break since 2015 with a 110-50 record. *The White Sox have hit much better this season against left-handed pitchers (.282 BA vs LHP, .247 vs. RHP), but have lost seven consecutive games […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Thursday vs. Chicago

    * Melky Cabrera has increased his batting average each month this season, which is something he also did last year through July. * The Chicago Cubs have won eight straight games away from Wrigley Field. * The Cubs have been the best team in baseball after the All-Star break since 2015 with a 110-50 record. *The White Sox have hit much better this season against left-handed pitchers (.282 BA vs LHP, .247 vs. RHP), but have lost seven consecutive games […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Wednesday vs. Chicago

    * The Cubs and White Sox have split their last 12 meetings 6-6 dating back to the start of the 2015 season. In those 12 games the Cubs bullpen sports an ERA of 1.07, their lowest against any opponent since 2015 (minimum 20 IP). * The White Sox, who have lost 10 of their last 11 games, have posted a 5.85 ERA in the month of July, the highest mark in MLB. * Wilson Contreras homered again yesterday, his 11th […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Wednesday @ Chicago

    * The Cubs and White Sox have split their last 12 meetings 6-6 dating back to the start of the 2015 season. In those 12 games the Cubs bullpen sports an ERA of 1.07, their lowest against any opponent since 2015 (minimum 20 IP). * The White Sox, who have lost 10 of their last 11 games, have posted a 5.85 ERA in the month of July, the highest mark in MLB. * Wilson Contreras homered again yesterday, his 11th […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday vs. Chicago

    * With Carlos Rodon taking the mound for the White Sox on Tuesday, the Cubs will be looking to improve on their MLB-best 16-6 record against lefty starters this season. * Opposing batters have hit homers off John Lackey at an alarmingly high rate in 2017, a 2.17 per 9 innings clip (25HR/103.2IP) which would be second all-time if it continues to season’s end. * Anthony Rizzo is one of six batters with more walks (56) than strikeouts (50) this […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Tuesday @ Chicago

    * With Carlos Rodon taking the mound for the White Sox on Tuesday, the Cubs will be looking to improve on their MLB-best 16-6 record against lefty starters this season. * Opposing batters have hit homers off John Lackey at an alarmingly high rate in 2017, a 2.17 per 9 innings clip (25HR/103.2IP) which would be second all-time if it continues to season’s end. * Anthony Rizzo is one of six batters with more walks (56) than strikeouts (50) this […]