The Cubs open a big stretch of home games tonight, starting off with a 3-game set against the Giants.
- Tuesday – 7:05 pm CT: (NBC Sports Chicago+, 670 The Score)
- Wednesday – 7:05 pm CT: (NBC Sports Chicago, 670 The Score)
- Thursday – 1:20 pm CT: (MLB Network, WGN, 670 The Score)
- Tuesday – LHP Cole Hamels vs. RHP Tyler Beede
- Wednesday – RHP Yu Darvish vs. Dereck Rodriguez
- Thursday – RHP Kyle Hendricks vs. RHP Jeff Samardzija
The Last Series
- Cubs won 2 out of 3 in Pittsburgh: (2-3, 2-0, 7-1)
- Giants won 3 out of 4 in Arizona: (7-0, 10-9, 11-6, 1-6)
Who’s Hot (Giants)
- LF Mike Yastrzemski is 8-for-21 (.381) with 4 home runs and 7 RBI in his last 5 games.
- CF Kevin Pillar is 11-for-24 (.458) with 2 homers and 6 RBI in his last 6 games.
Important Injuries (Giants)
- 3B Pablo Sandoval is on the 10-day IL, he’s out for the series.
Who’s Hot (Cubs)
- RF Nick Castellanos is 7-for-23 (.304) with 2 home runs and 2 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 Steve Cishek is on the 10-day IL, he may be available for the series.
Cubs vs. Giants This Season
- The Cubs lost 2 games out of 3 in San Francisco in late-July.