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- THE DUFFSTER: In 11 career games against the Phillies, Matt Duffy is batting .381/.409/.595 (16-for-42) with four doubles, a triple, a homer and eight RBI.
- SCHWINDY CITY UPDATE: Frank Schwindel’s 1.092 OPS with the Cubs is the fourth-highest among any player in their first 38 games with the franchise (since 1901). Schwindel’s 1.092 OPS is surpassed only by Hank Sauer in 1949 (1.165), Hack Wilson in 1926 (1.111) and Glenallen Hill in 1994 (1.102). (H/T: Ed Hartig)
- MORE FRANK THE TANK: Since joining the Cubs July 30, Schwindel ranks among the major league leaders in batting average (1st, .