Pitching Prospects: Cubs: Wade Miley (0-0); Padres: Mike Clevinger (0-0, 5.79 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, four strikeouts)
fanduel sportsbook Line: Padres-150, Cubs +130; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
Bottom line: The Chicago Cubs face the San Diego Padres in a 1-0 series lead.
San Diego has a 19–10 record overall and a 9–6 record in home games. The Padres pitchers have a collective 3.54 ERA, ranking seventh in the NL.
Chicago has a 4–10 record at home and a 9–17 overall. The Cubs are 8-4 in the game when they beat their opponents.
Tuesday’s match is the second meeting between these teams this season.
Top Performer: Juriksson Prof has five doubles and five home runs for the Padres. Manny Machado is 13-for-37 with four home runs in the last 10 matches.
Hitting .256 for the Cubs, Wilson Contreras has six doubles, a third, three home runs and nine RBIs. Patrick Wisdom is 8-for-33 with two doubles and three home runs in the last 10 matches.
Last 10 games: Padres: 6-4, .193 batting average, 3.70 ERA, five-run outscore
Cubs: 3-7, .185 batting average, 4.91 ERA, 29 runs outscore
Injuries: Padres: Tim Hill: 15-Day IL (Shoulder), Will Myers: 10-Day IL (Thumb), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (Forearm), Luke Voight: 10-Day IL (Biceps), Pierce Johnson: 10-day IL (elbow), Blake Snell: 10-day IL (adductor), Fernando Tatis Jr.: 60-day IL (wrist), Michelle Baez: 60-day IL (elbow), Adrian Morjan: 60- Day IL (Elbow), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (Unknown)
Cubs: Marcus Strowman: 10-Day IL (Unknown), Patrick IQ: Day-Day (Ankle), Ethan Roberts: 10-Day IL (Shoulder), Clint Frazier: 10-Day IL (Appendicitis), Alec Mills: 10- DAY IL (back), Andrelton Simmons: 10-Day IL (Shoulder), Wade Miley: 10-Day IL (Elbow), Edbert Aljole: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Cody Heuer: 60-Day IL (Elbow) , Brad Wieck: 60-Day IL (elbow), David Boate: 60-Day IL (Unknown)