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

Matchup Details
Sat, Apr 29 - Fenway Park
First Pitch - 4:05 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Chi. Cubs 12-10-4.234-58-513-88-14-4.74
Boston 12-100.978-44-67-1311-111.32
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
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INJURY REPORT
Chicago
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
No injuries to report.
Boston
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
RPM. Barnes
Elig Sun
Suspension
04/26/17
Barnes has been issued a four-game suspension for intentionally throwing at an opponent but is expected to be available for Sunday's matchup against the Cubs.1-2
$-190
1-2
3BP. Sandoval
Early May
Knee
04/25/17
Sandoval is on the 10-day disabled list with a sprained right knee and will likely remain out of game action until the beginning of May.1-2
$-190
1-2
RPT. Thornburg
Out indefinitely
Shoulder
04/23/17
Thornburg has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with an impingement in his right shoulder and is expected to be out of action for an extended amount of time.12-10
$+97
7-13
LFB. Holt
Out indefinitely
Illness
04/21/17
Holt has been placed on the 10-day disabled list due to vertigo and is without a timetable for return.2-4
$-293
1-4
SPD. Price
Mid May
Elbow
04/20/17
Price is on the 10-day disabled list with soreness and inflammation in his left elbow and forearm. He has resumed baseball activities and is expected to be out of game action until at least the middle of May.12-10
$+97
7-13
SPR. Elias
10-day DL
Abdominal
04/01/17
Elias has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with an intercostal strain.12-10
$+97
7-13
RPC. Smith
Early June
Elbow
04/27/17
Smith has been transferred from the 10-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list while recovering from Tommy John surgery and is expected to be sidelined until the beginning of June.12-10
$+97
7-13
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The home-field advantage of Fenway Park has been pronounced when the Boston Red Sox have hosted National League teams in recent years. The Red Sox have won nine straight interleague games at home – and 18 of their last 20 – heading into the second of three games against the visiting Chicago Cubs on Saturday.

 
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