The Cubs open a 3-game series at home tonight against Oakland, fresh off the series sweep of Milwaukee.
- Monday – 7:05 pm CT: (WGN, ESPN, 670 The Score)
- Tuesday – 7:05 pm CT: (MLB Network, NBC Sports Chicago+, 670 The Score)
- Wednesday -1:20 pm CT: (NBC Sports Chicago, 670 The Score)
- Monday – RHP Kyle Hendricks vs. RHP Chris Bassitt
- Tuesday – LHP Jon Lester vs. LHP Brett Anderson
- Wednesday – LHP Jose Quintana vs. RHP Homer Bailey
The Last Series
- Cubs swept the Brewers 3-0: (6-2, 4-1, 7-2)
- Athletics swept the Cardinals 2-0: (8-3, 4-2)
Who’s Hot (Athletics)
- LF Khris Davis is 7-for-20 in his last 5 games.
- LF Chad Pinder has 2 homers and 4 RBI in his last 5 games.
Important Injuries (Athletics)
- CF Ramon Laureano is on the 10-day IL, he’s out for the series.
- LHP Sean Manaea is on the 60-day IL, he’s out for the series.
- C Josh Phegley is on the 10-day IL, he’s out for the series.
Who’s Hot (Cubs)
- RF Jason Heyward is 8-for-25 with 2 homers and 4 RBI in his last 6 games.
- SS Javy Baez is 8-for-24 with 5 RBI in his last 6 games.
Important Injuries (Cubs)
- C Willson Contreras is on the 10-day IL, he’s out for the series.
- RHP Pedro Strop is on the 10-day IL, he’s out for the series.
- This is the 1st meeting between the Cubs and A’s since August 2016. The Cubs swept Oakland 3 games to 0.