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  • White Sox Game Notes For Monday @ Kansas City

    Since 2017, the White Sox are 29-21 against the Royals, including 8-4 this season, their best record against any opponent they’ve faced at least four times. Royals hitters are batting .215 against White Sox pitching this season, which is both Chicago’s best against any single opponent and Kansas City’s lowest against any AL foe. The White Sox are 22-16 against the AL Central this year but just 20-31 against the rest of MLB. Chicago starters have a 4.17 ERA in […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Monday vs. Cincinnati

    The Reds are 6-3 against the Cubs this year, winning each of the first three series. They’re averaging 5.2 runs and batting .304 against Chicago, compared to 4.4 runs and a .244 average against all other teams. Joey Votto is batting .447 against the Cubs this season, and went 7-for-13 with four runs in a three-game series at Wrigley Field in May. Votto’s .437 career OBP at Wrigley ranks fourth among those with at least 300 plate appearances there since […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Saturday vs. Pittsburgh

    *Both the Cubs and Pirates have received similar production from their third basemen lately. Colin Moran .321 BA, .866 OPS, 14 XBH, 17 Runs and Kris Bryant .323 AVG, .961 OPS, 18 XBH, 25 Runs. *Under Joe Maddon, the Cubs have been one of the best teams in the second half over the past few years  with a MLB-best 190-103 record(.648) since Maddon’s first year in 2015. *The Pirates have scored 139 runs in 22 games since June 14; prior […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Friday @ Oakland

    ➢ The White Sox have gone 3-10 against the A’s since 2017, their worst record against any AL opponent in that span. They’ve lost five straight in Oakland dating back to July 2017 after winning eight of their previous nine games in Oakland. ➢ After going 33-62 (.347) in the first half last season, the White Sox posted a 42-44 (.488) record heading into the break this season. That +.141 win percentage improvement is the second-largest first-half improvement in baseball […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Friday vs. Pittsburgh

    >Pittsburgh has gone 4-3 versus Chicago this season but lost two of three at Wrigley Field in early April. The Pirates have gone 11-11 at Wrigley since 2017, tied with the Brewers for the best record there by a visiting NL Central team in that span (Reds: 7-16, Cardinals: 5-20). ➢ The Pirates won two straight home series heading into the All-Star break, taking three of four from the Cubs and two of three from the Brewers. Pittsburgh has gone […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Sunday @ Chicago

    *Both regular catchers are All-Stars this year. James McCann is the first Sox catcher to be an All-Star since A.J. Pierzynski in 2006. Wilson Contreras, who played in last year’s All-Star Game, is the second Cubs catcher to be an All Star in back-to-back seasons, along with Gabby Hartnett, who was an All-Star for six straight seasons from 1933-38. This is the second time the Sox and Cubs have each had an All- Star catcher, along with 1937 with Gabby Hartnett […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Sunday vs. Chicago

    *Both regular catchers are All-Stars this year. James McCann is the first Sox catcher to be an All-Star since A.J. Pierzynski in 2006. Wilson Contreras, who played in last year’s All-Star Game, is the second Cubs catcher to be an All Star in back-to-back seasons, along with Gabby Hartnett, who was an All-Star for six straight seasons from 1933-38. This is the second time the Sox and Cubs have each had an All- Star catcher, along with 1937 with Gabby Hartnett […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Thursday @ Pittsburgh

    *The Cubs have a  121-98-3 all-time on the Fourth of July.  *Following a red-hot stretch from April 8 through May 14, the North Siders have been in a rut for six weeks, going 20-28.  *In four wins over the Cubs this year, the Pirates have 10 home runs. In two losses, they have none. Over the last two seasons, the Bucs are 12-3 against the Cubs when homering at least once, and 1-9 when they fail to go deep. *Over […]

  • White Sox Game Notes For Tuesday vs. Detroit

    ➢ The White Sox beat the Twins 4-3 on Sunday to improve to 10-7 in one-run games – the AL’s third-best winning percentage at .588. Chicago had the AL’s second-worst record in one-run games in 2018 at 15-25 (.375). ➢ Jose Abreu is 9-for-22 (.409) with seven RBI in five games against the Tigers this season. Since his 2014 rookie season, Abreu’s 18 homers, 25 doubles and 64 RBI against Detroit are all the most by any hitter. ➢ Former […]

  • Cubs Game Notes For Monday at Pittsburgh

    This marks only the second meeting of the season between these NL Central rivals after the Cubs took two of three from the Pirates at Wrigley Field in April. Chicago hasn’t lost a series in Pittsburgh since July 8-10, 2016, going seven consecutive series without losing there – the franchise’s longest streak without a series loss in the Steel City in the live-ball era. The Cubs, however, arrive in Pittsburgh having lost five consecutive series on the road after dropping […]

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