Game 2 vs. the Pads
Let’s hope the Padres can bring some weather worthy of San Diego tonight.
Tall right-hander Chris Young (2-1, 4.76 ERA) pitches for the Padres.
Ryan Dempster and former Cub Chad Gaudin are slated to pitch tomorrow.
Cubs closer Kevin Gregg has saved five of the team’s last eight wins, and finished two others, dating to May 1 … the right-hander is six-for-seven in save situations this season, having successfully converted his last five opportunities. …
Cubs pitchers have 18 quality starts this season, tied for third-most in the majors … the Brewers lead baseball with 20 quality starts while Pittsburgh is second with 19. …
The Cubs have scored four or more runs in all 18 of their victories, but have plated three or fewer runs in 12 of their 14 losses …