#Cubs and Hammel face Angels
Jason Hammel starts Wednesday night at Wrigley Field when the Cubs close their brief two-game Interleague series against the Angels. Hammel is 4-0 with a 1.50 ERA over his last four starts. Here’s the lineup:
The Cubs are 7-0 to begin August, marking the first time they’ve begun a calendar month with seven straight wins since June 1998. The last time the Cubs started a month better than 7-0 was in August of 1927 (8-0).
The Cubs’ starting pitchers are 6-0 with a 2.11 ERA in their last eight games.