Milestones Cubs can reach in 2023


69th game will be their 22,000th during the regular season in the National League. No. 69 on schedule is on Thursday, June 15, at home vs. Pirates.

145th game will be 19,000th of Modern Era, which began in 1901. No. 145 on schedule is on Monday, Sept. 11, at Colorado.

158th game, if they make a hit in each, will tie record, held by Pirates, of 9,178 during which team was no-hit only once.



13th game vs. Cardinals will be their 2,500th in regular season. No. 13 on schedule, last of year between teams, is on Sunday, July 30, at St. Louis. That is Cubs' 106th game overall.

(Cubs have played more games against only 1 other rival: 2,582 vs. Pirates. They have won exactly 1,259 games against both Cardinals and Pirates, but have lost 1,305 to Pirates, nearly 100 more than 1,209 vs. Cardinals.)

10th game vs. Reds will be their 2,400th in regular season. No. 10 on schedule is on Thursday, Aug. 3, at Wrigley Field.



2nd win vs. Braves will be their 1,250th. Teams will play Friday-Sunday, Aug. 4-6, at Wrigley Field, then Tuesday-Thursday, Sept. 26-28, at Atlanta.

Next win at home vs. Giants will be their 600th at home. Cubs will host Giants for 3 games, Monday-Wednesday, Sept. 4-6.

Next win at Milwaukee will be 100th there vs. Brewers.



182nd homer will be their 15,000th in regular-season games.

They have hit at least 182 homers in 14 seasons, including 2021, when they hit 210. They hit 159 last season.

(Cubs' 14,818 homers to date ranks third among all teams. Yankees have hit 16,785; Giants, 15,187. Braves are fourth, at 14,485.)



6th grand slam will be their 350th since 1876.

They have hit at least 6 in 13 seasons, including 2017 (6), 2018 (6) and 2019 (team-record 10). They hit 4 last season.

1st current Cub other than David Bote, Ian Happ or Patrick Wisdom to hit slam will be 200th different Cub to do so since 1876.



3rd will be 750th at Wrigley Field. They had only 2 last season.

They have had 951 walk-offs since 1876: 902 at home and 49 on the road, when batting last. 191 of the walk-offs came on home runs.



16th game will make David Ross 19th to manage Cubs in 400 games. No. 16 on schedule is Monday, April 17, at Oakland.

116th game will make Ross 14th to manage team in 500 games. No. 116 on schedule is Wednesday, Aug. 9, at New York vs. Mets.

Previous managers between 400 and 500 are Don Baylor (407), Bob Scheffing and Stan Hack (both 465), Jimmie Wilson (474) and Herman Franks (479).

If Ross complete season and Cubs play all 162 games, he will rank 12th, with 546 games, surpassing Frank Selee (503) and Don Zimmer (524).

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