North, South, left, right
It’s drizzling a bit at the ballpark right now, but we should be getting the first of three games against the White Sox underway just fine today.
Lefty John Danks (4-5, 4.81 ERA) will pitch for the White Sox.
Crosstown, split town
The Cubs and White Sox are at a dead-even split through 66 regular-season head-to-head games since interleague play began. And the White Sox have the slightest of advantages in runs scored, 323-322.
On a roll
Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee is sporting a 1.018 OPS (.456 OBP + .562 SLG) since May 16 … prior to this stretch, Lee had begun the year with a .607 OPS in his first 26 contests, recording a .270 OBP and .337 slugging percentage.