* The Chicago Cubs are 10-4 in interleague play this season.
* The Cubs have outscored their opponents by an average of 3.00 runs per game in interleague play this season.
* Oakland’s middle infielders have struggled to hit for average this season. Their combined .239 BA trails only San Diego (.224).
* Ben Zobrist has recorded more walks (62) than strikeouts (55) for a second consecutive season.
* Kyle Hendricks has posted a 2.22 ERA this season. Hendricks ranks second in MLB in ERA to the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw (1.79), who is currently on the 60-day DL; if Kershaw does not pitch again this season, he will not qualify for the MLB ERA Title. The last Cubs qualifier to lead MLB in ERA in a single season was Bill Lee in 1938 (2.66).