Cubs Game Notes For Saturday vs. St. Louis
*Since Joe Maddon took over the Cubs for the 2015 season, the team has been dominant following the All-Star break each year. Their 150-74 record in that span is 12 games better than the next best team.
*Even after Friday’s debacle, the Cubs still have the NL’s best run differential at +104.
*On the road this season, Luke Weaver has not allowed an extra-base hit with runners in scoring position; all nine hits he’s allowed with RISP are singles. At home he’s allowed seven extra-base hits – including three homers – with RISP.
*The Cubs’ offense is doing just fine, with an average of .304 in the last three and a half weeks.