Cubs Game Notes For Wednesday @ Pittsburgh
* Since PNC Park opened in 2001, the Cubs have fared better against the Pirates than any other National League opponent in their road games (78-65).
* Since entering the league in 2013, no pitcher has beaten the Cubs more than Gerrit Cole’s nine wins.
*Kris Bryant abecame the first Cub all-time to hit 25 or more home runs in each of their first three seasons to start their MLB career.
* Jose Quintana has been one of the best pitchers in baseball at getting first-pitch strikes (68.0%), trailing only Clayton Kershaw (69.6%).