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  • Cubs Game Notes For Monday vs. Miami

    * The Cubs own a five-game winning streak against the Marlins at home dating back to the 2015 season. It is one off their longest home winning streak against Miami all-time (six games spanning 2001 to 2003). * Chicago comes into this series after sweeping St. Louis in three games at home. After starting the season 7-9 at Wrigley Field, the Cubs have won 10 of their last 12 home games, including an active six-game winning streak. * Miami finished […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Saturday vs. St. Louis

    * The Chicago Cubs entered June with a 25-27 record and an even run differential, a far cry from last year’s start to the season at +128. The Cubs are the first team to have a run differential of at least +100 through May in one season and have a run differential of zero or worse through May in the following season since the St. Louis Browns in 1891-1892. * Lefty Jon Lester has allowed two or fewer runs in seven […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Friday @ Detroit

    * The White Sox have won six of the nine meetings between these clubs in 2017, including two of the three contests played in Detroit, April 28-30. It was Chicago’s first road-series win against the Tigers since July 29-31, 2014. * The White Sox are averaging 6.71 runs per game in their victories this season, compared to 2.75 in their losses. That +3.96 runs per game differential is fifth largest in the majors (runs/G in wins higher). * The Tigers […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Friday vs. St. Louis

    * The Cardinals and Cubs have split their six meetings in 2017, all of which were played in St. Louis. The Cardinals went 6-4 on the road against Chicago last season. * The Cardinals threw their fourth shutout of the season when they blanked the Dodgers 2-0 on Thursday. Those four shutouts are tied with three other teams for the most by any NL club in 2017. * The Cubs have dropped their last six contests, getting outscored 31-9 during […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Wednesday @ San Diego

    * The Chicago Cubs have really struggled on the road of late, especially on offense. The Cubs have totaled just 44 hits over their last nine road games, the fewest for the team over any span of nine road games in the live-ball era (since 1920). * Javier Baez has hit seven home runs this month, the second time in his career he has homered that many times in a month (also August 2014). He is one of only four […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Monday @ San Diego

    * These teams are meeting for the first time this season after the Cubs won the season series in 2016, 4-2. It was the first time the Cubs had won the season series against the Padres since 2008 (5-2). * Chicago was swept in a three-game series against the Dodgers over the weekend, the third time the Cubs have been swept in a series this season. The Cubs were only swept four times in all of 2016. * San Diego […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Monday vs. Boston

    * The White Sox took three of four from the Tigers, winning Sunday’s finale, 7-3. Chicago has now allowed three runs or fewer in each of its last seven wins, the team’s longest streak since a run of 11 wins from April 7-24, 2016. * The Red Sox were shut out for the fourth time this season as their six-game winning streak came to end with Sunday’s 5-0 loss to the Mariners. Boston was not shut out for the fourth […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Monday @ Arizona

    * The White Sox pummeled the Mariners at Safeco Field on Sunday, 8-1, winning their third straight game for the first time since a season-long six-game win streak from April 23-29. Chicago has scored 24 runs in its last two contests – its most in back-to-back games since scoring 26 versus the Indians on May 26-27, 2012. * Arizona dropped a 5-1 decision in San Diego yesterday, snapping its season-high tying five-game win streak in the process. The D-backs have […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Monday vs. San Francisco

    * The Giants and Cubs are meeting for the first time since Chicago beat San Francisco in last year’s NLDS, three games to one. Since 2015, the Cubs are 7-1 at home against the Giants in regular season games only. * After starting the season  11-23, the Giants have gone 8-3 over their last 11 games. Over these last 11 games, San Francisco’s pitching staff has a 3.11 ERA with its bullpen having a 2.92 ERA during this time. * […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Sunday vs. Milwaukee

    * Jake Arrieta has been lights out at Wrigley Field since his first full season as a Chicago Cub in 2014 with a 2.16 ERA in 296 1/3 innings. * Ian Happ is one of three players in the last 100 years to record at least six runs, five walks and four extra-base hits through a player’s first six games in the majors. (Jay Bruce, Cincinnati 2008 and Barney McCosky, Detroit 1939). * The Milwaukee Brewers have sported a winning […]