#Cubs lineup vs Phillies
The Cubs will try to avoid being swept Sunday at Wrigley Field when Jason Hammel takes the mound in the series finale against the Phillies. Here’s the lineup:
* Hammel is 4-3 with a 2.36 ERA (24 ER/91 1/31 IP) in his last 15 starts after posting a 5.19 ERA (10 ER/17 1/3 IP) in his first three outings of the season. Since this stretch began on April 27, Hammel’s 2.36 ERA is sixth-lowest in the National League, behind only Zack Greinke (1.29), Jacob deGrom (1.98), Clayton Kershaw (2.18), Shelby Miller (2.31) and Gerrit Cole (2.34).
* Looking ahead to the Cubs’ three-game series vs. the Rockies, here are the pitching matchups:
Monday: RHP Kyle Hendricks (4-5, 3.66) vs. LHP Jorge De La Rosa (6-4, 4.62)
Tuesday: TBD vs. TBD
Wednesday: LHP Jon Lester (5-8, 3.32) vs. RHP Eddie Butler (3-6, 4.77)
Right-hander Dallas Beeler was expected to start Tuesday night for the Cubs.