Philadelphia (3rd - NL East) at Chi. Cubs (1st - NL Central)

Matchup Details
Sun, May 29 - Wrigley Field
First Pitch - 2:20 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Philadelphia 26-238.0313-913-1420-2725-24-2.81
Chi. Cubs 33-149.2216-617-826-1929-1814.42
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
Philadelphia
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
RPD. Stumpf
Elig July 10
Suspension
04/14/16
Stumpf was handed an 80-game suspension by the league for testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug.22-18
$+755
16-22
RPD. Hinojosa
15-Day DL
Hand
04/30/16
Hinojosa has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right hand contusion.13-13
$-2
10-16
LFC. Asche
Late May
Oblique
04/27/16
Asche has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a Grade 1 strain of his right oblique. He is expected to return sometime before the end of May.26-23
$+803
20-27
SPC. Morton
out for season
Hamstring
04/24/16
Morton has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a torn left hamstring. He will miss the remainder of the season.17-14
$+539
11-18
RPM. Hollands
Mid June
Elbow
04/02/16
Hollands is recovering from Tommy John surgery but is expected to play at some point this season. He could return to the bullpen sometime in June.26-23
$+803
20-27
SPM. Harrison
60-day DL
Back
04/02/16
Harrison has been placed on the 60-day disabled list as he continues to recover from lower-back inflammation. He is in danger of being shut down for the remainder of the season.26-23
$+803
20-27
CFA. Altherr
Early Sept
Wrist
04/02/16
Altherr is on the 60-day disabled list while recovering from surgery on a torn extensor carpi ulnaris retinaculum in his left wrist. He is expected to miss four-to-six months.26-23
$+803
20-27
Chicago
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
SPA. Brooks
15-day DL
Hip
04/03/16
Brooks is battling a hip contusion and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with no official return timetable.33-14
$+922
26-19
SPD. Beeler
15-day DL
Shoulder
04/03/16
Beeler is dealing with right shoulder inflammation and will begin the 2016 season on the 15-day disabled list. There is no timetable for a return.33-14
$+922
26-19
RPJ. Nathan
Early July
Elbow
05/17/16
Nathan is on the 60-day disabled list with an elbow injury and is expected to return in July.6-5
$-156
4-7
LFK. Schwarber
out for season
Knee
04/11/16
Schwarber had surgery to repair full tears to his ACL and LCL in his left knee. He has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.30-14
$+622
24-18
3BC. Villanueva
Out indefinitely
Leg
02/28/16
Villanueva was placed on the 60-day disabled list with a fractured right fibula and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.33-14
$+922
26-19
RPZ. Rosscup
Mid Aug
Shoulder
02/25/16
Rosscup was placed on the 60-day disabled list due to left shoulder inflammation. He had surgery and is not expected to return to the lineup until August.33-14
$+922
26-19
RECENT TRENDS
NEWS

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Last week’s three-game losing streak appears to be nothing more than a blip on the radar for the Chicago Cubs, who have won four straight to strengthen their hold on the best record in the majors. The Cubs will try to finish a three-game sweep of the visiting Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday afternoon when they send veteran John Lackey to the mound. 

 
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