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Chicago Cubs (77-68, second in the NL Central) vs. San Diego Padres (68-77, fourth in the NL West)

San Diego; Thursday, 3 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Yu Darvish (5-6, 4.12 ERA) Padres: Dinelson Lamet (2-4, 3.95 ERA)

LINE: Cubs -140; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: San Diego's Myers puts 11-game hit streak on the line against Cubs.

The Padres are 35-39 on their home turf. San Diego has a collective on-base percentage of .307, led by Fernando Tatis Jr. with a mark of .377.

The Cubs are 30-44 on the road. Chicago has hit 228 home runs this season, seventh in the National League. Kyle Schwarber leads the club with 35, averaging one every 13.5 at-bats. The Padres won the last meeting 4-0. Chris Paddack earned his ninth victory and Manuel Margot went 3-for-4 with a home run and an RBI for San Diego. Cole Hamels registered his seventh loss for Chicago.

TOP PERFORMERS: Eric Hosmer leads the Padres with 156 hits and has 92 RBIs. Ty France is 6-for-25 with four home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for San Diego.

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Nicholas Castellanos leads the Cubs with 77 extra base hits and is batting .290. Schwarber is 9-for-35 with two doubles, a triple, three home runs and nine RBIs over the last 10 games for Chicago.

LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 5-5, .235 batting average, 4.45 ERA, outscored by seven runs

Cubs: 4-6, .230 batting average, 3.93 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs

Padres Injuries: Adam Warren: (forearm), Robert Stock: (bicep), Garrett Richards: (elbow), Jacob Nix: (elbow), Adrian Morejon: (shoulder), Aaron Loup: (elbow), Brett Kennedy: (shoulder), Carl Edwards Jr.: (shoulder), Miguel Diaz: (knee), Jose Castillo: (finger), Hunter Renfroe: (ankle), Franchy Cordero: (quad), Fernando Tatis Jr.: (back), Ian Kinsler: (neck), Francisco Mejia: (oblique).

Cubs Injuries: Allen Webster: (hand), Brandon Morrow: (elbow), Craig Kimbrel: (elbow), Kendall Graveman: (elbow), Xavier Cedeno: (wrist), Addison Russell: (head), Javier Baez: (thumb).

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