Chi. Cubs (1st - NL Central) at San Diego (4th - NL West)

Matchup Details
Wed, Aug 24 - Petco Park
First Pitch - 3:40 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Chi. Cubs 80-451.6445-1935-2657-6168-5714.28
San Diego 53-73-2.5630-3323-4065-5874-5215.92
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
Chicago
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
LFJ. Soler
Ques Wed
Knee
08/24/16
Soler is nursing a lingering knee injury and it is unclear if will participate in Wednesday's game against the Padres.2-0
$+200
0-1
1BA. Rizzo
Ques Wed
Rest
08/24/16
Rizzo is not expected to be in the starting lineup Wednesday against the Padres as he likely will be given the day to rest.0-0
$+0
0-0
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 from the DL when first eligible.7-2
$+414
3-5
RPH. Rondon
Early Sept
Tricep
08/19/16
Rondon is on the 15-day disabled list with tricep tightness.3-2
$+14
2-2
RPJ. Smith
15-day DL
Hamstring
08/17/16
Smith has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain.5-2
$+214
3-3
LFC. Coghlan
15-day DL
Ribs
08/17/16
Coghlan has a right rib contusion and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list as a result.5-2
$+214
3-3
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.9-4
$+242
6-6
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.80-45
$+164
57-61
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.80-45
$+164
57-61
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.80-45
$+164
57-61
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.77-45
$-136
55-60
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.80-45
$+164
57-61
San Diego
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
LFJ. Blash
15-day DL
Finger
08/23/16
Blash has been nursing a strained left middle finger and is on the 15-day disabled list. He is in danger of missing the remainder of the season.0-2
$-200
0-1
CFJ. Jay
Early Sept
Forearm
08/21/16
Jay is sidelined with a fractured right forearm and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. He is targeting a return for the beginning of September.24-31
$+135
29-25
SPC. Rea
out for season
Elbow
08/05/16
Rea is on the 15-day disabled list and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.8-13
$-367
12-8
2BA. Amarista
15-day DL
Hamstring
08/02/16
Armarista is dealing with a strained left hamstring and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list.7-13
$-467
11-8
SPT. Ross
Mid Sept
Shoulder
04/09/16
Ross has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation but is hoping to return to the rotation sometime in September.52-70
$-90
63-57
2BC. Spangenberg
out for season
Quadricep
08/13/16
Spangenberg has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list with a torn left quadricep and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.48-64
$+67
59-51
2BJ. Weeks
60-day DL
Leg
07/06/16
Weeks has been placed on the 60-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.40-55
$-100
50-43
SPC. Vargas
60-day DL
Elbow
07/01/16
Vargas is on the 60-day disabled list due to strained right flexor tendon and will miss an extended amount of time.33-43
$-5
42-32
SPE. Johnson
out for season
Elbow
07/01/16
Johnson has been moved to the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow sprain and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.20-27
$+56
24-22
SPR. Erlin
out for season
Elbow
04/21/16
Erlin had Tommy John surgery to repair a partial tear of his UCL and has been placed on the 60-day disabled list, ending his season.47-64
$-33
58-51
RPJ. Edwards
out for season
Hip
04/03/16
Edwards has been placed on the 60-day disabled list with a right flexor strain and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.53-73
$-256
65-58
RPC. Capps
out for season
Arm
04/03/16
Capps has been placed on the 60-day disabled list after undergoing Tommy John Surgery and will miss the entire 2016 season.53-73
$-256
65-58
RECENT TRENDS
NEWS

Covers Preview - Less than 24 hours after becoming the first team in the major leagues to reach the 80-win plateau, the Chicago Cubs attempt to complete a sweep when they visit the San Diego Padres on Wednesday afternoon for the finale of their three-game set. Chicago, which owns a 13 1/2-game lead over St. Louis in the National League Central, posted a 5-1 triumph in the series opener and recorded a 5-3 victory Tuesday as Kris Bryant and Addison Russell each homered and drove in two runs.

 
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