#Cubs Hendricks closes homestand vs D-backs
Kyle Hendricks closes the Cubs homestand Sunday, starting against the D-backs at Wrigley Field. Here’s the lineup:
*On Saturday, the Cubs posted their 16th shutout of the season. They totaled 11 in 2014. The last time the Cubs had at least 16 shutouts was 1972, when the team totaled 19.
*Looking ahead, the Cubs hit the road for their longest trip of of the season. They will play three games in St. Louis, four in Philadelphia, and four in three days in Pittsburgh. Here are the pitching matchups vs. the Cardinals:
Monday: RHP Dan Haren (8-9, 3.89) vs. RHP Lance Lynn (11-8, 2.80)
Tuesday: RHP Jason Hammel (7-6, 3.55) vs. RHP Michael Wacha (15-4, 2.69)
Wednesday: LHP Jon Lester (9-10, 3.59) vs. RHP Carlos Martinez (13-7, 3.04)