#Cubs add Soler vs. A’s
The Cubs open a three-game Interleague series against the Athletics in Oakland on Friday night, sending Jon Lester to the mound. Jorge Soler was activated from the disabled list prior to the game and pitcher Joe Nathan designated for assignment. Here’s the lineup:
*The Cubs are 13-7 in their last 20 Interleague games, dating to July 12, 2015. That includes an 8-4 record this year vs. AL teams.
*Here are the pitching matchups for Cubs at A’s:
Friday: LHP Jon Lester (11-4, 2.95) vs. LHP Dillon Overton (1-2, 9.33)
Saturday: RHP Jake Arrieta (12-5, 2.75) vs. RHP Sonny Gray (5-10, 5.84)
Sunday: RHP Kyle Hendricks (10-7, 2.22) vs. LHP Sean Manaea (3-6, 4.68)