Number of days the Chicago Tribune has featured the "Magglio Ordóñez Watch" to follow the progress of the five-time All-Star during his recovery from an injury: 0
Number of Chicago Sun-Times columnists who said either that the Cubs were superior to the White Sox at every position or that the Cubs would sweep the White Sox in their recent head-to-head series at White Sox Park: 3
Number of games actually won by the Cubs against the White Sox in their recent head-to-head series at White Sox Park: 1
Results of yesterday's action involving the two major leage baseball teams in the city of Chicago: Chicago Cubs lose 3-2 at home to division rivals the Houston Astros, putting them three and a half games behind in their division and tying them for second place. Chicago White Sox win 9-6 away against division rivals the Minnesota Twins, putting them a full game up in their division and cementing their place in first.
How the Chicago Tribune responded to the day's events: By instituting a new feature, the "Countdown to 100", which keeps track of how close the Chicago Cubs are to 100 wins.