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Open Thread: Cubs vs. Mets, Tuesday 7/25, 6:10 CT

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Don't faint, but the Cubs actually have a chance to win a series on the road against a good team, with a win tonight.

Today's Starting Pitchers
Carlos Zambrano
C. Zambrano
Cubs
vs. Tom Glavine
T. Glavine
Mets
10-3 W-L 11-3
3.11 ERA 3.52
141 SO 86
76 BB 43
14 HR 15
vs. NY -- vs. Cubs
Z's record is good enough on its face, but remember he didn't even win a game till May 10. Since then he's 10-1 with a 2.56 ERA, and he has won seven in a row.

It's another rematch day -- the Cubs and Z defeated Glavine at Wrigley Field on July 15.

Odd stat notes from today: for some reason, the Cubs (and Z) are much better at night than during the day; 22-26 at night, 16-34 in day games. Z has a 1.74 ERA in night games, best in the major leagues. Why this is so, I cannot say.

Discuss amongst yourselves.