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Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves preview, Wednesday 5/16, 6:35 CT

The Cubs go for two in a row in Atlanta.

There’s rain in the forecast again tonight, so keep this handy:

Oh, and there’s this, regarding which uniform the team wears on the road:

Blue alt: 3-7
Road gray: 6-2

#WearTheGray

Notes for today:

  • Ben Zobrist’s game-winning hit was his second in the ninth inning or later this season. Zobrist hit a tie-breaking single in the 10th inning of the 10-6 win at Miami March 31. He has 10 career go-ahead RBI in the ninth inning or later. (Not even including the one in Game 7!)
  • Tuesday night was the Cubs’ second road victory this season when trailing entering the ninth inning. April 7 in Milwaukee, the Cubs were down 2-1 before scoring four ninth-inning runs en route to a 5-2 win.
  • The Tuesday night win was also the Cubs’ seventh when scoring three or fewer runs this season. That’s tied for third-most in the majors with the Diamondbacks and Athletics. The Rockies (nine) and Nationals (eight) have more.
  • The Cubs are looking to win their first five games at a major league park for the first time since 1977, when the team started out 6-0 at the Montreal Expos’ Olympic Stadium. All told, the Cubs …Read the Rest

    Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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