Archive - Aug 2017

Braves @ Cubs: Newcomb vs Hendricks (Game 133)

ATL (59-72): LHP Sean Newcomb (2-7, 4.36) 
CHC (72-60): RHP Kyle Hendricks (5-4, 3.45) 
First pitch: 7:05pmCST

Hendricks got around to finally winning his first game since his return from the DL on Saturday, giving up 2 ER in 7 innings in the 17-2 blowout in Philly. He’s 1-1 with a 2.64 in August. Overall, Atlanta is 14-66 (.212) against him. Kemp is 3-8.

August 30th

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August 28th

Pirates @ Cubs: Williams vs Montgomery (Game 130)

PIT (63-68): RHP Trevor Williams (5-6, 4.40) 
CHC (69-60): LHP Mike Montgomery (4-6, 3.43)
First pitch: 7:05pmCST

Montgomery kept the Reds off the board for 6 innings on Wednesday for the win. Don't look now, but he's kicking a 1.89 ERA in August. Overall, the Pirates are 3-18 (.167) against him. Herrera is 2-2.

August 27th

Cubs @ Phillies: Lackey vs Nola (Game 129)

CHC (69-59): RHP John Lackey (10-9, 4.90) 
PHI (47-81): RHP Aaron Nola (9-9, 3.58) 
First pitch: 12:35pmCST

Lackey gave up 6 ER in 5 innings and ended up with an ugly no-decision against the Reds on Tuesday, in a game the Cubs went on to win 13-9. He had a no-decision against the Phillies at Wrigley in May (5 IP, 3 ER, 6 K, 0 BB). Overall, they are 21-74 (.284) against him. Herrera is 5-13.

August 26th

Cubs @ Phillies: Hendricks vs Lively (Game 128)

CHC (68-59): RHP Kyle Hendricks (4-4, 3.52)
PHI (47-80): RHP Ben Lively (1-4, 3.70)
First pitch: 6:05pmCST

Hendricks’ winless streak continued on Sunday, with a no-decision against the Blue Jays (6 IP, 3 ER, 6 K, 2 BB). He’s 2-2 with a 3.46 on the road this year. Overall, the Phillies are 7-38 (.184) against him. Galvis is 3-6.

August 25th

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