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Probable Pitchers

San Diego Padres @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Eric Stults, LHP
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    Eric Stults, last 3 starts
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    Eric Stults, regular season
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    Eric Stults, last 5 years vs. CHC
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

It's been a rough run for Stults in the first half, as he's allowed 18 home runs in 99 1/3 innings after allowing 19 a year ago in 203 2/3 innings. He has made some changes to his mechanics to hasten his tempo, which have helped him some.

Kyle Hendricks, RHP
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    Kyle Hendricks, last 3 starts
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    Kyle Hendricks, regular season
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    Kyle Hendricks, last 5 years vs. SD
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Career stats

Hendricks will be given a chance to fill one of the openings created by the Cubs' Fourth of July trade with the A's. It will be Hendricks' second big league start. In his first July 10 vs. the Reds, he struck out seven over six innings.

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San Diego Padres @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Ian Kennedy, RHP
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    Ian Kennedy, last 3 starts
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    Ian Kennedy, regular season
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    Ian Kennedy, last 5 years vs. CHC
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Career stats

Kennedy struggled with control in his last outing, against the Mets. He needed 105 pitches just to get through five innings, with four runs allowed and three walks. He still has a 2.08 ERA in four July starts spanning 26 innings.

Tsuyoshi Wada, LHP
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    Tsuyoshi Wada, last 3 starts
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    Tsuyoshi Wada, regular season
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    Tsuyoshi Wada, last 5 years vs. SD
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Career stats

This will be Wada's second big league start. In his first on July 8 against the Reds, he gave up one unearned run on five hits over five innings and struck out three. The lefty was leading the Pacific Coast League in strikeouts.

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San Diego Padres @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Tyson Ross, RHP
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    Tyson Ross, last 3 starts
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    Tyson Ross, regular season
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    Tyson Ross, last 5 years vs. CHC
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Career stats

Ross, an All-Star, has been dynamite of late. He has a 1.47 ERA in his last six games and has allowed 30 hits in 43 innings. The slider continues to be a big weapon for him, but his sinker got eight ground-ball outs in hist last start vs. the Mets.

Edwin Jackson, RHP
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    Edwin Jackson, last 3 starts
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    Edwin Jackson, last 5 years vs. SD
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Career stats

Maybe pitching at Wrigley Field will help Jackson. He's 4-3 with a 5.19 ERA in nine starts at home compared to 1-7 with a 5.97 ERA on the road. He's 0-3 in his last five starts. In his last game against the D-Backs, he gave up three runs.

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San Diego Padres @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
To Be Announced

Alex Wood, LHP
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    Alex Wood, last 3 starts
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    Alex Wood, regular season
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    Alex Wood, last 5 years vs. SD
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Career stats

Wood battled through rainy conditions in his last start to three-hit the Phillies in six strong innings. He demonstrated good command, issuing zero free passes, fanning eight and retiring the final 13 batters he faced.

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San Diego Padres @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
To Be Announced

To Be Announced

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