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    Blackhawks Game Notes For Thursday @ Dallas

    * Chicago has won each of its last six road games against the Stars, tied for the longest such streak since the Stars moved to Dallas in 1993-94. * Since the 1993-94 season, the Stars have gone an NHL-best 11-3-4-2 in season openers. The Blackhawks, meanwhile have won back-to-back season openers, after losing each of their previous five openers. * Since the 2008-09 season, the Blackhawks have won an NHL-high 57 postseason games, while the Stars have won just two […]

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    Wrigley 100 September 28: The Homer In The Gloamin’

    On this day in1938, Gabby Hartnett produced the greatest moment in Wrigley Field history, at least from the Cubs end of things. The Cubs greatest decade at Wrigley Field was the 1930’s and their last pennant was due to the team’s biggest home run in the history of the park. In perfect Wrigley fashion, the blow came about in the tug of war between day and night. Cubs historian Ed Hartig agrees with me. “I think the most memorable game […]

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    Wrigley 100 September 28: The Wild Night

    From “Cubs Forever” – Triumph Books: In a year that started with the death of Harry Caray, saw Kerry Wood’s 20-strikeout game, provided must-see TV with Sammy Sosa’s chase for the home run record, and nearly ended with Brant Brown’s dropped fly ball in Milwaukee, it was only fitting that it took an extra day for the Cubs to define their 1998 season. It came down to a single game, an opportunity for redemption, and a memorable evening known forever […]

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    Wrigley 100 September 27: Andre’s Last At-Bat

    On this day in 1987, Andre Dawson came to the plate for one last at-bat in an MVP season. With the crowd standing and begging for one more Wrigley Field home run, he delivered. The story started in spring training when Dawson was a collusion casualty and looking for a place to play. He offered Dallas Green a blank check and the Cubs GM quickly accepted. Rick Sutcliffe lobbied heavily for Dawson’s addition and was thrilled with his new right […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Friday @ Milwaukee

    * The Brewers have gone 26-8 at home against the Cubs since 2011 – their best home record against any opponent over that span. * At 71-88, the Cubs will have to win two of three games this series to avoid losing 90 games for an MLB-high 24th time since 1948. * The Brewers have recorded fewer than seven hits in each of their last six games – tied for the longest such streak in the majors this season (Reds […]

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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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