Major League Baseball
MATCHUP
Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Grass | Today's Starters | Bullpens | Starting Staffs
Records: Umpire: N/A | Last 5 | Last 10 | After Win | After Loss
Teams: Washington Nationals | Chicago Cubs
Summary
2:20 PM ET W/L Units H A O/U RL W/L RL Units
Washington 69-57 -4.03 36-26 33-31 59-61-6 69-57 10.51
Chi. Cubs 68-58 -2.91 43-19 25-39 57-64-5 61-65 -1.74
Live Odds | All Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line -142 132 OFF
Bet365 -120 100 OFF
Covers.com -120 100 OFF
FanDuel -122 106 OFF
Best home line Best road line Recent line moves
Overall W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Anibal Sanchez (R)
Jon Lester (L)
7-6
10-8
12-11
14-10
121.2
134.0
122
153
1.38
1.42
3.99
4.23
5.9
5.8
5.0
4.3
9-14
13-9
Last 3 W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Anibal Sanchez (R)
Jon Lester (L)
1-0
1-1
2-1
2-1
15.0
15.0
19
19
1.67
2.00
5.40
7.20
8.7
4.0
7.3
4.7
2-1
1-1
Bullpens | In-Depth
  Total   Available
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
WAS 274.2 1.37 4.98 274.2 1.37 4.98
Last 3 32.0 1.62 7.59 32.0 1.62 7.59
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
CHC 351.2 1.27 4.07 351.2 1.27 4.07
Last 3 22.1 1.66 6.85 22.1 1.66 6.85
Umpire
  W/L O/U Runs Str % HR P
N/A - - - - - -
Overall Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
WAS
CHC
69-57
68-58
59-61
57-64
.258
.250
4.41
4.09
  vs R vs L Start Pen
WAS
CHC
.253
.255
.274
.236
3.53
4.04
6.09
4.18
Home/Away Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
WAS
CHC
33-31
43-19
28-32
26-33
.247
.261
4.23
3.45
  vs R vs L Start Pen
WAS
CHC
.241
.266
.266
.244
3.47
3.64
5.87
3.12
Last 10 | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
WAS
CHC
8-2
5-5
7-3
4-5
.311
.230
4.50
5.23
  vs R vs L Start Pen
WAS
CHC
.310
.239
.321
.208
3.18
4.83
6.51
5.91
Series Game Records
WAS O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
21-20
21-20
24-12
3-5
12-13
10-11
12-6
1-4
9-7
11-9
12-6
2-1
CHC O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
22-20
21-20
20-16
5-2
15-11
10-11
11-7
1-2
7-9
11-9
9-9
4-0
Stadium
Wrigley Field
Wind (MPH) 0-10 10-20 20+
Over/Under 14-15 12-16 0-2
Injuries
Washington Nationals
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Brian Dozier 2B Prob Thurs - Personal - 8/22/19 Dozier has been activated from the paternity list to be with his family after the birth of his child. He is expected to suit up against the Pirates on Thursday.
Ryan Zimmerman 1B Early Sept - Foot - 8/19/19 Zimmerman has been designated for the 10-day injured list due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot and is likely to be idle until at least the start of September.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Hunter Strickland RP Prob Thurs - Nose - 8/22/19 Strickland is tending to a fractured nose but is expected to be available against the Pirates on Thursday.
Joe Ross SP Prob Sat - Leg - 8/19/19 Ross left his last due to a right leg injury, but he is likely to take the mound Saturday against the Cubs.
Max Scherzer SP Prob Thurs - Back - 8/22/19 Scherzer has been activated from the 10-day injured list after healing from a mild strain in his rhomboid muscle. He is projected to return to the starting rotation for Thursday's clash against the Pirates.
Sean Doolittle RP Early Sept - Knee - 8/19/19 Doolittle has been placed on the 10-day injured list with right knee tendinitis. He is expected to return during the early part of September.
Roenis Elias RP Early Sept - Hamstring - 8/19/19 Elias has landed on the 10-day injured list with a strained right hamstring, and he is not expected to return to the bullpen until at the start of September.
Austin Voth SP Early Sept - Shoulder - 8/19/19 Voth has been placed on the 10-day injured list due to right shoulder tendinitis, and he is likely to be out until at least the beginning of September.
Austen Williams RP Early Sept - Shoulder - 8/19/19 Williams has been designated for the 10-day injured list due to a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder. He is expected to be on the IL until the start of September.
Jonny Venters RP Early Sept - Shoulder - 8/19/19 Venters has been moved to the 60-day injured list with a left shoulder strain, but he is likely to be activated before the early part of September.
Jeremy Hellickson SP Early Sept - Shoulder - 8/7/19 Hellickson has been moved to the 60-day injured list with a right shoulder tendinitis, but he is likely to come off the IL by the beginning of September.
Koda Glover RP Mid Sept - Forearm - 8/19/19 Glover has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list with a right forearm strain and will remain out of the lineup until sometime in September.
Chicago Cubs
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Ben Zobrist 2B Early Sept - Personal - 8/21/19 Zobrist is away from the team due to a personal matter but is expected to return to action Sept. 1 against the Brewers.
Willson Contreras C Early Sept - Hamstring - 8/5/19 Contreras has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained right hamstring and is expected to miss four weeks.
Daniel Descalso 3B Early Sept - Ankle - 8/20/19 Descalso has landed on the 10-day injured list with a sprained left ankle, and he is expected to be idle until at least the beginning of September.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Xavier Cedeno RP Early Sept - Wrist - 8/19/19 Cedeno has been transferred to the 60-day injured list due left wrist inflammation. He is likely to be out until at least the beginning of September.
Allen Webster RP Early Sept - Arm - 8/19/19 Webster has been transferred to the 60-day injured list due to radial nerve inflammation in his right arm. He is likely to be out of commission until at least the start of September.
Kendall Graveman SP out for season - Elbow - 4/11/19 Graveman is on the 60-day injured list while recuperating from Tommy John surgery and is expected to miss the entire 2019 season.
Brandon Morrow RP out for season - Elbow - 8/21/19 Morrow has been transferred to the 60-day injured list while recuperating from arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow. He has a setback during his recovery and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Recent Meetings
Date Home/Away H Starter A Starter Line O/U
5/19/19 WAS 5 - CHC 6 J. Hellickson K. Hendricks 134/10 O
5/18/19 WAS 5 - CHC 2 S. Strasburg J. Lester -135/8.5 U
5/17/19 WAS 6 - CHC 14 M. Scherzer C. Hamels -157/8.5 O
2018 Season
9/13/18 WAS 3 - CHC 4 x J. Ross M. Montgomery 105/9.5 U
9/8/18 WAS 6 - CHC 5 J. Rodriguez C. Hamels 150/9 O
9/8/18 WAS 10 - CHC 3 M. Scherzer J. Garcia -199/8 O
9/6/18 WAS 4 - CHC 6 x S. Strasburg K. Hendricks -104/8.5 O
8/12/18 CHC 4 - WAS 3 C. Hamels M. Scherzer 121/7.5 U
8/11/18 CHC 4 - WAS 9 J. Lester T. Roark -130/9 O
8/10/18 CHC 3 - WAS 2 K. Hendricks J. Hellickson -134/8.5 U
2017 Season
10/12/17 WAS 8 - CHC 9 G. Gonzalez K. Hendricks 106/7.5 O
10/11/17 CHC 0 - WAS 5 J. Arrieta S. Strasburg -101/7 U
10/9/17 CHC 2 - WAS 1 J. Quintana M. Scherzer 102/7.5 U
10/7/17 WAS 6 - CHC 3 G. Gonzalez J. Lester -120/8.5 O
10/6/17 WAS 0 - CHC 3 S. Strasburg K. Hendricks -142/7.5 U
8/6/17 CHC 4 - WAS 9 J. Lester E. Fedde -190/9.5 O
8/5/17 CHC 7 - WAS 4 J. Lackey E. Jackson -163/10.5 O
8/4/17 CHC 2 - WAS 4 K. Hendricks T. Roark -163/9 U
6/29/17 WAS 4 - CHC 5 J. Ross J. Lester -110/9.5 U
6/28/17 WAS 8 - CHC 4 S. Strasburg J. Lackey -170/8.5 O
Washington: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
8/21/19 @ PIT 11-1 -136/9 W/O .904 .300 P. Corbin 8.0 J. Musgrove 5.0
8/20/19 @ PIT 1-4 -153/9 L/U .567 .200 S. Strasburg 7.0 C. Archer 1.0
8/19/19 @ PIT 13-0 -112/10.5 W/O 1.316 .375 J. Ross 3.1 T. Williams 2.0
8/18/19 MIL 16-8 -102/11 W/O 1.675 .452 E. Fedde 5.0 C. Anderson 2.1
8/17/19 MIL 14-15 x -114/10.5 L/O 1.026 .305 A. Sanchez 4.0 J. Lyles 4.0
8/16/19 MIL 2-1 -151/9 W/U .442 .111 P. Corbin 6.0 A. Houser 7.0
8/14/19 CIN 17-7 -172/9 W/O 1.267 .425 S. Strasburg 5.2 T. Bauer 4.1
8/13/19 CIN 3-1 -128/10.5 W/U .767 .214 J. Ross 6.2 A. Wood 5.0
8/12/19 CIN 7-6 107/10.5 W/O 1.011 .333 E. Fedde 6.0 A. DeSclafani 4.0
8/11/19 @ NYM 7-4 188/8.5 W/O .720 .270 A. Sanchez 5.0 J. deGrom 5.0
Chi. Cubs: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
8/21/19 SF 12-11 -236/9 W/O 1.114 .378 Y. Darvish 5.1 D. Rodriguez 4.0
8/20/19 SF 5-3 -206/10 W/U 1.023 .281 C. Hamels 6.0 T. Beede 4.0
8/18/19 @ PIT 7-1 -151/9.5 W/U .981 .257 J. Quintana 7.0 M. Keller 4.1
8/17/19 @ PIT 2-0 -146/10.5 W/U .484 .138 J. Lester 6.0 S. Brault 7.0
8/16/19 @ PIT 2-3 -130/9 L/U .470 .161 K. Hendricks 7.0 J. Musgrove 7.1
8/15/19 @ PHI 5-7 -138/9.5 L/O .893 .257 Y. Darvish 7.0 D. Smyly 5.0
8/14/19 @ PHI 1-11 107/9 L/O .395 .133 C. Hamels 2.0 A. Nola 7.0
8/13/19 @ PHI 2-4 -131/10 L/U .608 .161 J. Quintana 6.0 J. Vargas 6.0
8/11/19 @ CIN 6-3 132/9 W/P .794 .270 J. Lester 5.0 L. Castillo 6.2
8/10/19 @ CIN 1-10 100/8.5 L/O .679 .212 K. Hendricks 2.2 S. Gray 6.0
Abbreviations Legend