Archive - 2018

September 17th

Cubs @ Diamondbacks: Hendricks vs Corbin (Game 150) 

CHC (87-62): RHP Kyle Hendricks (11-11, 3.71) 
AZ (78-72): LHP Patrick Corbin (11-5, 3.05) 
First pitch: 8:40pmCST 

Hendricks lost to Brewers on Wednesday (5 IP, 2 ER). He gave up 3 ER in 5 innings and lost to the Brewers at Wrigley on July 24. Overall, the D’backs are 14-61 against him. Souza is 2-2.

Corbin, who beat the Cubs on July 23 (7 IP, 1 ER), gave up 3 ER in 6.1 for a no-decision in Colorado his last time out. For their careers, these Cubs are 24-85 (.282). Happ is 3-7 with a HR.

Arizona is 4 games out of a Wild Card spot, unfortunately.

September 16th

Reds @ Cubs: Castillo vs Quintana (Game 149) 

CIN (63-86): RHP Luis Castillo (9-12, 4.66) 
CHC (87-61): LHP José Quintana (13-9, 3.97) 
First pitch: 1:20pmCST 

Quintana beat the Brewers (6.2 IP, 0 ER) on Tuesday. He’s 2-1 with a 3.18 in three starts against the Reds this season. Overall, they are 27-96 (.281) against him. Votto is 4-11.

Castillo held the Dodgers to 1 ER in 6.1 innings for the win his last time out. He’s 1-1 with a 6.00 in four starts against the Cubs this season. For their careers, these Cubs are 25-92 (.272) against him. Happ is 4-4.

September 15th

Reds @ Cubs: Reed vs Lester (Game 148) 

CIN (63-85): LHP Cody Reed (0-2, 5.08) 
CHC (86-61): LHP Jon Lester (15-6, 3.57) 
First pitch: 3:05pmCST 

Lester gave up 3 ER in 5.2 innings and lost to the Brewers on Monday. He’s 1-0 with a 3.65 in two starts against the Reds this season. Overall, they are 45-162 (.278) against him. Hamilton is 8-28 with 2 HR.

Reed, who has spent time in the bullpen, on the DL, and in AAA will be making his fifth start of the season. For their careers, these Cubs are 19-50 (.380) against him. Contreras is 4-7 with 2 HR.

Quintana and Castillo tomorrow at 1:20pmCST.

September 14th

Reds @ Cubs: Harvey vs Hamels (Game 147) 

CIN (63-84): RHP Matt Harvey (7-8, 4.87) 
CHC (85-61): LHP Cole Hamels (9-9, 3.71) 
First pitch: 7:05pmCST 

Hamels gave up 3 ER in 5.2 innings for a no-decision in DC on Saturday. He had a complete game victory against the Reds on August 23. Overall, they are 18-85 (.212) against him. 

Harvey beat the Padres (6 IP, 2 ER) his last time out. He’s 1-0 with a 2.65 in three starts against the Cubs this season. For their careers, these Cubs are 38-12- (.317) against him. Murphy is 5-13 with 2 HR.

Lester and Reed tomorrow at 3:05pmCST.

Go Cubs! 
 

September 13th

Cubs @ Nationals: Montgomery vs Ross (Game 146) 

CHC (84-61): LHP Mike Montgomery (4-5, 3.85) 
WAS (74-72): RHP Joe Ross (0-0, ---) 
First pitch: 7:00pmCST 

Montgomery gave up 2 ER in 4 innings and lost in Milwaukee last Tuesday. He had a scoreless inning of relief against the Nats on August 11. Overall, they are 3-10 against him. Harper, Hendrick, and Wieters have the hits.

Ross’s return from Tommy John surgery was washed out on September 7. The Cubs are 11-46 (.239) against him. Rizzo is 4-8.

Hamels and Harvey tomorrow back at Wrigley--now at 7:05pmCST, for your jet-lagged pleasure.

Go Cubs! 

September 12th

Brewers @ Cubs: Anderson vs Hendricks (Game 145) 

MIL (83-63): RHP Chase Anderson (9-7, 3.95) 
CHC (84-60): RHP Kyle Hendricks (11-10, 3.71) 
First pitch: 7:00pmCST 

Hendricks had a no-decision in DC on Thursday (5 IP, 1 ER). He’s 2-0 with a 4.00 ERA in three starts against the Brewers this season. Overall, they are 46-211 (.218) against him. Shaw is 6-21 with 3 HR.

September 11th

Brewers @ Cubs: Chacin vs Quintana (Game 144) 

MIL (83-62): RHP Jhoulys Chacin (14-6, 3.59) 
CHC (83-60): LHP José Quintana (12-9, 4.14) 
First pitch: 7:05pmCST 

Quintana beat the Brewers in Milwaukee on Thursday (6.2 IP, 2 ER). He’s 3-1 with a 2.64 in five starts against them this season. Overall, they are 60-287 (.209) against him. Moustakas is 12-46 with 3 HR.

Chacin lost to the Cubs his last time out (4.2 IP, 3 ER). He’s 2-1 with a 1.53 in three starts against them this season. For their careers, these Cubs are 33-119 (.277) against him. Murphy is 8-18 with 2 HR.

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