Philadelphia takes 4-game win streak into matchup with Chicago
Chicago; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia enters the game as winners of their last four games.
The Cubs are 15-7 in home games. The Chicago offense has compiled a .258 batting average as a team this season, good for sixth in the National League. Willson Contreras leads the team with an average of .323.
The Phillies are 10-9 on the road. Philadelphia has a team on-base percentage of .323, led by Rhys Hoskins with a mark of .377. The Phillies won the last meeting 5-4. Hector Neris secured his first victory and J.T. Realmuto went 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs for Philadelphia. Kyle Ryan registered his first loss for Chicago.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cubs: 6-4, .263 batting average, 3.36 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs
Phillies: 7-3, .235 batting average, 3.76 ERA, outscored opponents by four runs
Cubs Injuries: Allen Webster: 10-day IL (hand), Pedro Strop: 10-day IL (hamstring), Brandon Morrow: 60-day IL (elbow), Kendall Graveman: 60-day IL (elbow), Tony Barnette: 60-day IL (shoulder), Javier Baez: day-to-day (heel).
Phillies Injuries: Vince Velasquez: 10-day IL (forearm), David Robertson: 10-day IL (elbow), Edubray Ramos: 10-day IL (biceps), Tommy Hunter: 60-day IL (arm), Victor Arano: 10-day IL (elbow), Roman Quinn: 10-day IL (groin).