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    White Sox Game Notes For Thursday vs. Royals

    * After losing three of the first five meetings between these teams this season, the Royals have now won eight of their last 10 games against the White Sox. * Chicago’s starting pitchers have posted quality starts in 16 of its 21 games this month – the most quality starts among all AL clubs in September. * The Royals saw their three-game winning streak come to an end in a 6-4 loss to the Indians on Wednesday. Kansas City has […]

  • Thanks To Our Crew

    Special thanks to our crew for all their hard work again this year, the 67th year of Cubs baseball on WGN-TV. It’s our pleasure to bring the games to you throughout the season.

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    White Sox Game Notes For Monday @ Detroit

    * The Tigers have outscored the White Sox by a single run (75-74) while splitting the 2014 season series to date (8-8). The White Sox will be trying to capture the season series for the first time since 2008 (12-6). * The White Sox’ 10-5 victory at Tampa Bay Sunday represented their 15th win this season when allowing at least five runs. Chicago produced just six such victories in 2013. * Although they lost at Kansas City on Sunday, 5-2, […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Monday vs. St. Louis

    * The Cardinals lost, 7-2, at home to Cincinnati yesterday, but had already clinched a playoff spot for the fourth straight season when Milwaukee lost (1-0) to the Pirates. St. Louis is 16-7 (.696) in its last 23 games – best of any National League club since August 30. * Chicago dropped an 8-5 decision to the Dodgers at Wrigley Field on Sunday, and is now 5-11 in their last 16 contests (third worst in MLB since September 5). The […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Friday @ Tampa Bay

    * Each of the last four games between these teams has been decided by at least three runs (three of four won by White Sox). * The White Sox have punched out at least 13 hits twice over their last three games, after doing so just once over their previous 40 games. * The Rays have punched out more than two extra-base hits just twice over their last 20 home games. Since August 3, the Rays have an MLB-low slugging […]

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    Wrigley 100 September 20: Cubs Clinch vs. Cards

    September 20, 2008 was easily one of the most joyous days in Wrigley Field history. The Cubs capped a great season by clinching the National League Central crown against the St. Louis Cardinals. It was a gorgeous afternoon with a crowd of 41,567 roaring throughout in anticipation of a second straight post-season appearance for the Cubs. Ted Lilly was the hero of the day, allowing only four runs in seven innings of work on the mound and laying down a […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Friday vs. Kershaws

    *Chicago is the home run haven for rookies this year. The White Sox lead the majors with 41 HRs from rookies (see Abreu, Jose) and the Cubs are second with 37 rookie homers. The last time the Cubs had 37+ home runs from rookies in a season was 1966. The ’66 Cubs had 58 home runs from rookies (Randy Hundley – 19, Byron Browne – 16, Adolfo Phillips – 16, John Boccabella – 6 and Fergie Jenkins – 1). *As […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Thursday vs. Dodgers

    * The Cubs lead the season series between these teams, 2-1. However, the Dodgers have won each of their last four trips to Wrigley Field – last losing there back in May of 2012. * The Dodgers have been outscored 26-6 during their current two-game losing streak and will be looking to avoid dropping three consecutive games for just the fourth time this season. * The Cubs have won each of their last three games, limiting their foes to a […]

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    Wrigley 100 September 16: Stennett’s Lucky 7

    On this day at Wrigley Field in 1975, the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded out 24 hits and annihilated the Cubs 22-0 led by second baseman Rennie Stennett’s seven hits in seven at-bats. 4,932 fans witnessed the game including White Sox starting pitcher Jim Kaat. No one in the modern era has ever matched Stennett’s seven-hit performance in a nine-inning game. Wilbert Robinson did it in 1892 for Baltimore (in the National League at the time). Stennett was a career .274 hitter […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday vs. Cincinnati

    *  Since 2010, the Reds are 60-26 vs. the Cubs, the best record in baseball against a divisional foe. *Johnny Cueto has a 2.46 ERA since 2011, second-best in MLB during that span to Clayton Kershaw (2.11). * Anthony Rizzo’s eight home runs against Cincinnati in 2014 are one shy of the most by a Cubs batter against the Reds.in any season. Derek Lee hit nine against the Reds in 2005. *The Cubs are 21-4 this season at Wrigley in […]

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