Friday, August 29, 7:15 PM CDT , Busch Stadium
Kyle Hendricks, RHP
Shelby Miller, RHPHendricks' streak of six consecutive quality starts ended due to a lengthy rain delay in his last outing. He's allowed just 10 runs in 50 2/3 innings since debuting on July 10.
Saturday, August 30, 1:15 PM CDT , Busch StadiumMiller was long gone before St. Louis' 12-inning win in Philly on Saturday, but he left with a lead after allowing three runs in six innings. He incorporated a sinker into his repertoire and used the new pitch effectively.
Felix Doubront, LHP
To Be AnnouncedIn his last Minor League rehab outing with Double-A Tennessee, Doubront gave up three earned runs on five hits over 4 1/3 innings. He threw 95 pitches, 59 for strikes, striking out five. He's been on the DL since he was acquired by the Cubs.
Saturday, August 30, 7:15 PM CDT , Busch Stadium
Tsuyoshi Wada, LHP
To Be AnnouncedWada held the AL East-leading Orioles to one run on one hit over 6 1/3 innings in his last start, striking out eight. The 33-year-old lefty is making a case for staying with the Cubs next season. He doesn't overpower hitters but has late movement.
Sunday, August 31, 1:15 PM CDT , Busch Stadium
Travis Wood, LHP
John Lackey, RHP
Lackey has made five starts since joining the Cardinals and he has finished seven innings in three of them. He's been the workhorse the club wanted and he has allowed two or fewer earned runs in four of five appearances.