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  • White Sox Game Notes For Tuesday vs. Cleveland

    The Indians and White Sox meet for three in Chicago with the White Sox leading the season series 9-7. Cleveland has gone 40-17 against the other three AL Central teams while averaging 5.2 runs compared to averaging 4.1 vs. Chicago. Cleveland’s starting pitchers have posted a 3.14 ERA this month to trail only the Yankees’ 2.59 September ERA for the best in the AL. The Indians have a 3.27 team ERA since the All-Star Game after going into the break […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday @ Pittsburgh

    The Cubs scored 47 runs over their last three-game set with the Pirates, most by any team in a three-game series since the 2000 Mariners also scored 47. Chicago has won nine of its last 10 over Pittsburgh. The Pirates have lost nine straight, their second nine-game losing streak of 2019. Prior to this season, the franchise had not had a nine-game losing streak since 2011. The Cubs travel to Pittsburgh following a six-game losing streak at Wrigley, the first […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Friday @ Detroit

    Yoan Moncada and Tim Anderson rank first and second in MLB, respectively, with 30 and 27 hits in the month of September. The duo’s 57 hits are 10 more than any other MLB duo this month, with the Tigers’ Harold Castro and Victor Reyes combining for 47 hits. The White Sox have 30 hits over their last two games, the team’s first two-game span with at least 30 hits since April 26-28. The team’s .810 OPS ranks fifth in MLB […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Thursday vs. St. Louis

    The Cardinals and Cubs play one another seven times in their final 10 games, with four games at Wrigley Field this weekend followed by three in St. Louis to close the season. The Cubs are 6-0 against the Cardinals at Wrigley in 2019 – their longest single-season home winning streak in the series since taking the first seven meetings in 2006. Louis leads the majors with a 2.83 ERA this month and has four shutouts – no other team has […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Monday vs. Cincinnati

    The Reds and Cubs meet for their final series of 2019, with Cincinnati holding a 9-7 edge in the season series. The Reds haven’t finished a season with a winning record against the Cubs since 2014, when then went 11-8. The Cubs swept the Pirates over the weekend, scoring 17, 14 and 16 runs for 47 total runs, three runs shy of the modern-day record by an NL team in a three-game series. They also became the first NL team […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Monday @ Minnesota

    The Twins and White Sox meet for their final series of the season, with Minnesota winning 15 of the last 20 matchups dating to last season. This is Minnesota’s best 20-game stretch against Chicago since also going 15-5 between July 18, 2010-August 6, 2011. Nelson Cruz is batting .471 with eight homers and 23 RBI against the White Sox this season, while Max Kepler is hitting .341 with eight home runs and 20 RBI against them. Since 1920, they are […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Friday @ Seattle

    ➢ Kyle Lewis has homered in each of his first three MLB games, joining Trevor Story as the only players in MLB history to homer in each of their first three career games (Story did so in his first four). ➢ Jose Abreu has recorded 406 extra-base hits over his six-year MLB career. There are only four American League players all-time with more XBH than Abreu through their first six MLB seasons: Joe DiMaggio (481), Ted Williams (478), Earl Averill […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Friday vs. Pittsburgh

    The Pirates won three of four games in San Francisco in their most recent series. Pittsburgh is an NL-best 10-4 (.714) on the road since August 12 – only the Twins at 13-3 (.813) have a better record on the road in MLB over that time.   ➢ After wrapping up an eight-game road trip with a 3-5 record, the Cubs find themselves tied for the second NL Wild Card spot with the Brewers. Chicago plays 10 of its final […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Tuesday vs. Kansas City

    Kansas City and Chicago have gone 8-8 against each other this season, though the Royals swept a four-game series when these teams last met in mid-July. Kansas City has gone 1-5 at Guaranteed Rate Field this season, averaging 3.33 runs across those games. The Royals have gone 6-2 over their last eight games, matching their best eight-game stretch this season. Kansas City has won three of its last four road games after going 4-11 away from home from August 1-24. […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Monday @ San Diego

    *Only four pitchers since 1999 to qualify for the ERA title have finished a season with an ERA under 2.00 at home and over 5.00 on the road. Kyle Hendricks could make it five. The only Cubs pitcher to qualify for an ERA title that finished a season with an ERA below 2.00 at home and above 5.00 on the road was Percy Jones in 1926 (1.97 home, 5.11 road). *Since Aug. 18, the Cubs are 9-1 when they hit […]

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