Chi. Cubs (1st - NL Central) at LA Dodgers (1st - NL West)

Matchup Details
Sun, Aug 28 - Dodger Stadium
First Pitch - 4:10 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Chi. Cubs 82-462.6445-1937-2759-6271-5717.50
LA Dodgers 72-57-3.8741-2631-3159-6561-68-8.83
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
Chicago
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
RPJ. Smith
15-day DL
Hamstring
08/28/16
Smith is on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain. He began a rehab assignment on August 27th and is nearing a return.7-3
$+314
5-4
LFC. Coghlan
Early Sept
Ribs
08/25/16
Coghlan has a right rib contusion and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list as a result. Barring any setbacks, he could be activated September 1st against the Giants.7-3
$+314
5-4
RPH. Rondon
Early Sept
Tricep
08/24/16
Rondon is on the 15-day disabled list with tricep tightness and could return to the bullpen September 4th against the Giants.5-3
$+114
4-3
SPJ. Lackey
Early Sept
Shoulder
08/19/16
Lackey has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with shoulder fatigue. He is expected to be activated when first eligible.9-3
$+514
5-6
RPP. Strop
Late Sept
Knee
08/11/16
Strop underwent surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. He is expected to miss four-to-six weeks of game action.11-5
$+342
8-7
SPA. Brooks
60-day DL
Hip
08/19/16
Brooks is recovering from a hip injury and has been placed on the 60-day disabled list.82-46
$+264
59-62
SPD. Beeler
60-day DL
Shoulder
08/19/16
Beeler is dealing with right shoulder inflammation and has been placed on the 60-day disabled list.82-46
$+264
59-62
RPZ. Rosscup
60-day DL
Shoulder
08/11/16
Rosscup was placed on the 60-day disabled list due to left shoulder inflammation. He had surgery and there is no timetable for his return.82-46
$+264
59-62
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.79-46
$-36
57-61
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.82-46
$+264
59-62
Los Angeles
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
RPL. Coleman
Early Sept
Shoulder
08/26/16
Coleman is experiencing right shoulder fatigue and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. He is aiming to return during the beginning of September.13-10
$-152
14-7
SPS. Kazmir
15-day DL
Neck
08/24/16
Kazmir was placed on the 15-day disabled list due to neck inflammation and is without a definitive timetable for return.3-2
$+104
2-3
SPB. Anderson
15-day DL
Finger
08/23/16
Anderson is ailing from a blister on his left index finger and was placed on the 15-day disabled list as a result.5-2
$+304
3-4
SPB. McCarthy
15-day DL
Hip
08/14/16
McCarthy has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to right hip stiffness.7-6
$-146
7-4
RPJ. Ravin
15-day DL
Tricep
08/14/16
Ravin is dealing with right triceps inflammation and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list.7-6
$-146
7-4
LFS. Van Slyke
out for season
Wrist
08/25/16
Van Slyke continues to experience right wrist irritation and has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list as a result. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.9-8
$-311
10-5
RFA. Ethier
Mid Sept
Shin
08/23/16
Ethier suffered a fractured right tibia in his shin and has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list. He is slated to return during the middle of September.72-57
$-387
59-65
SPC. Kershaw
Mid Sept
Back
08/19/16
Kershaw suffered a mild disc herniation in his lower-back and has been placed on the 60-day disabled list. He has resumed baseball activities and could return to the rotation during the middle of September.31-21
$+174
29-21
SPH. Ryu
out for season
Elbow
08/18/16
Ryu was placed on the 60-day disabled list with left elbow tendinitis and is likely to miss the remainder of the season.20-15
$-127
21-12
CFT. Thompson
Mid Sept
Back
08/07/16
Thompson has been moved to the 60-day disabled list with two fractures in his lower-back. He is eligible to return during the middle of September.21-17
$-325
23-13
RPC. Hatcher
out for season
Oblique
07/20/16
Hatcher sustained a strained left oblique and has been placed on the 60-day disabled list. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.19-15
$-227
20-12
SPA. Wood
out for season
Tricep
05/31/16
Wood was placed on the 60-day disabled list due to soreness in his left tricep. He recently had surgery on his throwing elbow and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.45-32
$+208
37-38
RPY. Garcia
out for season
Arm
05/27/16
Garcia is on the 60-day disabled list with right biceps soreness. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.62-50
$-503
53-56
RPC. Tsao
60-day DL
Tricep
05/23/16
Tsao has been placed on the 60-day disabled list with a right triceps strain.50-34
$+538
40-42
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Two of the top candidates for the National League MVP award go head-to-head again Sunday, when Corey Seager and the Los Angeles Dodgers host Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs in the finale of a three-game series. Seager blasted his 23rd home run – the most by a shortstop in Dodgers history – to help Los Angeles to a 3-2 win Saturday after Bryant’s two homers powered the Cubs to a 6-4 win in the series opener.

 
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