*The Cubs reached 81 wins in Game 136 on September 2. Last year the Cubs reached 81 wins in Game 147 on September 147.
*With one more home run, Anthony Rizzo will become the ninth Cub and third left-handed hitter with five or more 25+ home run seasons (joining Billy Williams and Bill Nicholson).
*Cubs starting pitchers have a 2.34 ERA in their last 19 games.
*After a 2-6 start, the Brewers are 40-20 in their last 60 home games.
*The Cubs have started 10-5 in the first 15 games of their 23 games in 23 days stretch.