BOTTOM LINE: Ian Happ and the Cubs will take on the Phillies Wednesday.
The Phillies are 40-32 on their home turf. The Philadelphia pitching staff averages 9.4 strikeouts per nine innings, Aaron Nola leads them with a mark of 11.2.
The Cubs have gone 27-43 away from home. Chicago is slugging .403 as a unit. Ian Happ leads the team with a slugging percentage of .431.
The Cubs won the last meeting 6-3. Adrian Sampson earned his first victory and Patrick Wisdom went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and two RBIs for Chicago. Kyle Gibson registered his seventh loss for Philadelphia.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bryce Harper leads the Phillies with 66 extra base hits and is batting .305.
Happ leads the Cubs with 41 extra base hits and is slugging .431.
LAST 10 GAMES: Phillies: 3-7, .228 batting average, 4.60 ERA, outscored by eight runs
Cubs: 6-4, .257 batting average, 5.24 ERA, outscored by six runs