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Probable Pitchers

Cincinnati Reds vs. Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Homer Bailey, RHP
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    Homer Bailey, last 3 starts
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    Homer Bailey, regular season
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    Homer Bailey, last 5 years vs. CHC
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In three starts, Bailey has blown four leads already and has been unable to get beyond five innings. He allowed four homers during a no-decision to the Pirates Monday. The bright side? There were no walks and nine strikeouts.

Carlos Villanueva, RHP
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    Carlos Villanueva, last 3 starts
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    Carlos Villanueva, regular season
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    Carlos Villanueva, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Career stats

Villanueva lasted just three innings in his last start against the Cardinals. The right-hander threw 70 pitches in his abbreviated outing. So far, Villanueva has given up 10 earned runs on 16 hits and no walks over eight innings in his two starts.

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Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Bronson Arroyo, RHP
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    Bronson Arroyo, last 3 starts
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    Bronson Arroyo, regular season
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    Bronson Arroyo, last 5 years vs. CHC
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Arroyo will be making his fourth start of the year. He was roughed up in his last outing against the Mets, allowing nine runs in 3 1/3 innings. Arroyo was limited during Spring Training by a bulging disc in his back.

Travis Wood, LHP
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    Travis Wood, last 3 starts
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    Travis Wood, regular season
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    Travis Wood, last 5 years vs. ARI
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Wood scattered 11 hits over 5 2/3 innings in his last start against the Yankees, who only scored two runs off the lefty. He's 1-4 in five career starts against Arizona with a 6.33 ERA. Maybe being at Wrigley will help. He has a career 3.78 ERA there.

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Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
To Be Announced

Jason Hammel, RHP
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    Jason Hammel, last 3 starts
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    Jason Hammel, regular season
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    Jason Hammel, last 5 years vs. ARI
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Career stats

Hammel is holding batters to a .143 average in his three starts this season. This will be his ninth career start against Arizona. So far, he's posted quality starts in each of his outings. If the cool weather continues, he'll benefit at Wrigley.

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Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
To Be Announced

Jeff Samardzija, RHP
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    Jeff Samardzija, last 3 starts
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    Jeff Samardzija, regular season
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    Jeff Samardzija, last 5 years vs. ARI
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Samardzija has four quality starts, an impressive 1.29 ERA, yet can't get a win. The Cubs have scored four runs in his four starts. There will be plenty of hoopla pregame as the Cubs celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary.

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Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
To Be Announced

To Be Announced

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