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Chicago Cubs (25-22)


Thu. 5/25 Fri. 5/26 Sat. 5/27 Sun. 5/28 Mon. 5/29
vs. SF
W 5-1
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@ LAD
L 0-4
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ChC 0 - 5 LAD
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1:10 PM PT2:10 PM MT3:10 PM CT4:10 PM ET16:10 ET20:10 GMT4:10 1:10 PM MST3:10 PM EST3:40 PM VEN0:10 UAE (+1)3:10 PM CT
@ SD
1:40 PM PT2:40 PM MT3:40 PM CT4:40 PM ET16:40 ET20:40 GMT4:40 1:40 PM MST3:40 PM EST4:10 PM VEN0:40 UAE (+1)3:40 PM CT

Lackey opposes Wood in middle game of Cubs-Dodgers series

LOS ANGELES -- A pair of right-handers will take the stage in the second game of a three-game series between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday at Dodger Stadium.

Chicago's John Lackey (4-4, 4.82 ERA) will oppose Brandon McCarthy (4-1, 3.76) after the Dodgers (29-20) took the opening game Friday in a 4-0 win behind another standout performance by Alex Wood.

Wood (6-0) dominated with a two-hitter in five shutout innings and extended his string of scoreless innings to 25 1/3. Wood, who has won his last five games, struck out eight, walked two and hit a batter. He threw 91 pitches, 59 strikes.

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Leaders
AVG: K. Bryant.287
HR: K. Bryant11
RBI: A. Rizzo28
SB: K. Bryant4
W: J. Arrieta5
ERA: J. Lester3.19
Saves: W. Davis10
K: J. Arrieta64
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Chi Cubs 2522.532-
Milwaukee 2623.531-
St. Louis 2322.5111
Cincinnati 2325.4792.5
Pittsburgh 2227.4494
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .242 (20)
Runs: 231 (12)
Hits: 394 (18)
Home Runs: 62 (12)
Stolen Bases: 15 (25)
OBP: .328 (10)
SLG: .417 (13)
Total Bases: 679 (11)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.89 (9)
Runs Allowed: 213 (14)
Saves: 12 (16)
Strikeouts: 428 (7)
OpBA: .245 (13)
OBP: .319 (14)
SLG: .412 (13)
Run Support: 4.83 (11)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/23 F. Peña Called Up from Minors
5/22 J. Buchanan Designated for Assignment
5/22 D. Floro Sent to Minors
5/22 Z. Rosscup Purchased From Minors
5/22 Z. Rosscup Sent to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
5/7 B. Anderson Lower back strain (on 10-day DL)
5/6 J. Heyward off 10-day DL
4/22 B. Zobrist Back (day-to-day)
3/30 B. Duensing off 10-day DL
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