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Chicago Cubs (9-2)


Sun. 8/2 Mon. 8/3 Tue. 8/4 Wed. 8/5 Thu. 8/6
vs. Pit 
W 2-1
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vs. KC 
W 2-0
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vs. KC 
W 5-4
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@ KC 
5:05 PM PT6:05 PM MT7:05 PM CT8:05 PM ET20:05 ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 PM MST7:05 PM EST6:05 PM CST7:35 PM VEN4:05 UAE (+1)7:05 PM CT
@ KC 
4:07 PM PT5:07 PM MT6:07 PM CT7:07 PM ET19:07 ET23:07 GMT7:07 4:07 PM MST6:07 PM EST5:07 PM CST6:37 PM VEN3:07 UAE (+1)6:07 PM CT

Cubs try to extend streak vs. KC rookie Bubic

The Chicago Cubs will go for their sixth win in a row when they visit the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

Chicago has put together five straight wins to improve to 9-2, matching its best start after 11 games since 2016, when the club went on to capture its first World Series title in more than a century. The Cubs are the only team with a winning record in the National League Central entering Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Kansas City has lost five consecutive games and seven of its last eight.

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Leaders
AVG: W. Contreras.314
HR: J. Báez3
RBI: J. Báez7
SB: I. Happ1
W: T. Chatwood2
ERA: T. Chatwood0.71
Saves: R. Wick2
K: T. Chatwood19
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Chi Cubs 92.818-
Cincinnati 56.4554
St. Louis 23.4004
Milwaukee 35.3754.5
Pittsburgh 29.1827
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .237 (16)
Runs: 57 (7)
Hits: 85 (12)
Home Runs: 19 (3)
Stolen Bases: 2 (24)
OBP: .338 (5)
SLG: .454 (4)
Total Bases: 163 (5)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.87 (13)
Runs Allowed: 44 (15)
Saves: 4 (8)
Strikeouts: 92 (18)
OpBA: .201 (4)
OBP: .284 (9)
SLG: .349 (5)
Run Support: 5.13 (10)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/2 J. Norwood Placed on 10-Day IL (Right shoulder inflammation)
8/2 J. Steele Called Up from Minors
8/1 M. Dermody Signed to a Minor League Contract
7/31 C. Allen Signed to a Minor League Contract
7/30 C. Rea Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
7/30 J. Norwood Right shoulder inflammation (on 10-day IL)
7/26 B. Wieck Strained right hamstring (on 10-day IL)
7/23 D. Descalso Sprained left ankle (on 60-day IL)
7/20 J. Quintana Left thumb laceration/nerve injury (on 10-day IL)
7/15 A. Rizzo Lower back inflammation (day-to-day)
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