San Diego Padres vs. Cubs at Wrigley Field
TV: WGN Monday; Comcast SportsNet Tuesday and Wednesday
Radio: WGN 720-AM
Pitching matchups: The Cubs’ Travis Wood (0-1) vs. Jeff Suppan (2-3) Monday; Jeff Samardzija (4-3) vs. Eric Stults (1-0) Tuesday; Ryan Dempster (0-3) vs. Anthony Bass (2-5) Wednesday. All games 1:20 p.m.
At a glance: The two worst teams in the National League battle it out in this series. The Cubs limp in with a 12-game losing streak, while the Padres have managed just 2 more victories than the North Siders. The Cubs may be 9-15 at home, but San Diego more than makes up for that with a 5-15 road record.
Next: San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park, Friday-Monday
— Mike SpellmanCopyright © 2013 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.