Cubs vs. Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field
TV: Comcast SportsNet Monday; WGN Tuesday and Thursday: Comcast SportsNet-Plus Wednesday
Radio: WGN 720-AM
Pitching matchups: The Cubs’ Matt Garza (6-1) vs. Tyler Skaggs (2-1) Monday; Travis Wood (6-6) vs. Patrick Corbin (11-1) Tuesday; Jeff Samardzija (6-9) vs. Ian Kennedy (3-7) Wednesday; Carlos Villanueva (2-6) vs. Wade Miley (6-8) Thursday. All games 8:40 p.m.
At a glance: The Diamondbacks took two of three at Wrigley Field, May 31-June 2, outscoring the Cubs 22-15. Kennedy is the only right-hander the Cubs will face in this series. Garza, who was rumored all but traded on Friday, won his first decision of the year against the D’backs. Paul Goldschmidt leads Arizona in the key offensive categories by far. He entered Sunday with a line of .307/.389/.546 with 21 homers and 77 RBI. The D’backs were seventh in the NL in team ERA (3.80), while the Cubs were 10th (3.96). The Cubs had outhomered Arizona 105-80.
Next: San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park, Friday-Sunday
— Bruce MilesCopyright © 2014 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.