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An unusual road trip for the Cubs presents a familiar challenge in 2019

Posted On: Jul 22, 2019   |   Posted By: WGN TV

SAN FRANCISCO - A look at the path of the Cubs' upcoming nine-game road trip is a bit baffling. If you look at their record on the road the season, the feeling is about the same.
A scan through the National League standings shows the team currently sits atop the National League Central division with a two-game lead over the Brewers. That's not a surprise, and neither is the Cubs' struggles on the road, which are well documented.
But their record is not good. Frankly, it's bad.
Currently, the Cubs are 18-37 on the road, which is tied for the fewest wins in all of the National League. The Miami Marlins, who coincidently play on the road in Chicago against the White Sox on Monday, are the other team in the league with just 18 victories away from home. Yet they sit at 36-61 and 22 games behind the Braves for first place in the NL East as they continue another rebuilding season.
Only two teams in the American League teams - the Orioles (15) and the Royals (16) - have fewer wins on the road.
It's a bit baffling...

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