BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Cubs take on the Baltimore Orioles as losers of five straight games.
Chicago has gone 17-28 at home and 34-53 overall. The Cubs have a 24-12 record in games when they scored five or more runs.
Baltimore is 19-27 in road games and 44-44 overall. The Orioles are 28-7 in games when they out-hit their opponents.
The matchup Wednesday is the third time these teams square off this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Nico Hoerner has a .305 batting average to rank seventh on the Cubs, and has 11 doubles, three triples and five home runs. Ian Happ is 9-for-42 with a home run and four RBI over the last 10 games.
Trey Mancini has a .281 batting average to rank fifth on the Orioles, and has 15 doubles, a triple and eight home runs. Anthony Santander is 12-for-39 with a home run and five RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cubs: 3-7, .212 batting average, 3.34 ERA, outscored by six runs
INJURIES: Cubs: Kyle Hendricks: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Alec Mills: 15-Day IL (back), Jason Heyward: 10-Day IL (knee), Michael Hermosillo: 60-Day IL (quadricep), Daniel Norris: 15-Day IL (finger), Frank Schwindel: 10-Day IL (back), Nick Madrigal: 10-Day IL (groin), Wade Miley: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Manuel Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Ethan Roberts: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Adbert Alzolay: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Codi Heuer: 60-Day IL (elbow), Brad Wieck: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Orioles: Travis Lakins: 60-Day IL (elbow), Kyle Bradish: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Alexander Wells: 60-Day IL (elbow), Chris Ellis: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Means: 60-Day IL (elbow)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.