* The Chicago Cubs have won five of the last six games against the Arizona Diamondbacks, after having lost six straight to the Diamondbacks prior to that.
*Paul Goldschmidt has killed the Cubs with a career .370 batting average, .482 on-base percentage, 1.167 OPS, and 3.83 RBI per at bat – all tops among active players.
* After shattering his career high in runs scored last season (102), Dexter Fowler has picked up where he left off, already crossing the plate six times in 2016.
* Robbie Ray got off to a hot start last season after debuting for the Diamondbacks in May with a 2.16 ERA entering the All-Star break. But he struggled in the second half of the season with a 4.40 ERA.