Your other random fact of the day

The Cubs currently haven’t won a series against a team with a winning record since early May. (Based on current record, not record at the time of the series). Over the season, they have a .660 record when playing teams with a losing record, but only .403 versus teams .500 or better. Well, then again all teams should do worse against better teams. How does Chicago’s .457 gap (.660 minus .403) compare to the rest of the NL?

1. CHC .257
2. DCN .211
3. FLO .185
4. PHI .139
5. CIN .125
6. HOU .125
NL AVERAGE .123
7. STL .122
8. ARI .118
9. LAD .111
10. MIL .104
11. COL .096
12. SDP .095
13. NYM .074
14. PIT .062
15. SFG .058
16. ATL .041

In the previous 32 seasons, 34 teams have had a split of .257 or worse. The biggest gap belonged to the 1994 Indians (.333 against winning teams, .701 against lousy ones).

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