Chicago Cubs and San Diego Padres meet in game 2 of series
Chicago Cubs (9-17, fourth in the NL Central) vs. San Diego Padres (19-10, second in the NL West)
San Diego; Tuesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Wade Miley (0-0); Padres: Mike Clevinger (0-0, 5.79 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, four strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Padres -150, Cubs +130; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Cubs face the San Diego Padres with a 1-0 series lead.
San Diego has a 19-10 record overall and a 9-6 record in home games. Padres pitchers have a collective 3.54 ERA, which ranks seventh in the NL.
Chicago has a 4-10 record at home and a 9-17 record overall. The Cubs are 8-4 in games when they out-hit their opponents.
Tuesday’s game is the second meeting between these teams this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jurickson Profar has five doubles and five home runs for the Padres. Manny Machado is 13-for-37 with four home runs over the past 10 games.
Willson Contreras has six doubles, a triple, three home runs and nine RBI while hitting .256 for the Cubs. Patrick Wisdom is 8-for-33 with two doubles and three home runs over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 6-4, .193 batting average, 3.70 ERA, outscored by five runs
Cubs: 3-7, .185 batting average, 4.91 ERA, outscored by 29 runs
INJURIES: Padres: Tim Hill: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Wil Myers: 10-Day IL (thumb), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm), Luke Voit: 10-Day IL (biceps), Pierce Johnson: 10-Day IL (elbow), Blake Snell: 10-Day IL (adductor), Fernando Tatis Jr.: 60-Day IL (wrist), Michel Baez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Adrian Morejon: 60-Day IL (elbow), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (undisclosed)
Cubs: Marcus Stroman: 10-Day IL (undisclosed), Patrick Wisdom: day-to-day (ankle), Ethan Roberts: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Clint Frazier: 10-Day IL (appendicitis), Alec Mills: 10-Day IL (back), Andrelton Simmons: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Wade Miley: 10-Day IL (elbow), Adbert Alzolay: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Codi Heuer: 60-Day IL (elbow), Brad Wieck: 60-Day IL (elbow), David Bote: 60-Day IL (undisclosed)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
By The Associated Press