Combined number of runs by which the Cubs won the last four games of their 7-1 homestand (13-1 and 13-6 vs. the Pirates; 7-1 and 8-1 vs. the Mets).
Number of years since the Cubs last won four games in a row by at least 6 runs each.
Number of years since the Cubs last went 14-6 in the season's first 20 games.
Number of games below .500 the '75 Cubs played following their 14-6 start (finishing 75-87, 5th in the NL East, 17 1/2 games behind the Pirates).
Number of days until Alfonso Soriano's expected return to the Cub lineup.
Number of games Soriano has missed since straining his right calf muscle.
Number of hits by Cub leadoff men since Soriano went on DL (4-for-26, .154).
Number of consecutive times Kosuke Fukudome has reached base (5 hits and 2 walks).
Number of times Fukudome has hit leadoff this season.
Number of games the Cubs have won since the inception of the franchise. (Only the New York/San Francisco Giants have won more.)
Cubs' magic number to clinch NL Central.