* The Cubs are averaging 5.37 runs per game on the road this season, second only to the Cardinals (5.58). In the modern era, only three Cubs’ teams have averaged more runs away from home (1929, 1930, 1935).
*Since June 17, only the Mariners (21-10, .677) have a better home record than the Dodgers (23-11, .676).
*Addison Russell is the first Cubs shortstop to tally 80+ RBI in a season since Ernie Banks in 1961 (80; based on primary position that season).
* Over his 11-year career, Jason Hammel has been superb at Wrigley Field (15-5, 2.85 ERA) and mediocre everywhere else (67-78, 4.60 ERA). This season, Hammel is 8-1 with a 1.79 ERA at Wrigley, compared to 5-5 with a 4.41 ERA everywhere else.