The Chicago Cubs have not won a series yet this season, and if Cincinnati Reds win again on Saturday, it will make five straight series losses to kick off the Theo Epstein era. Taking the hill to try and get the Cubs into Sunday with a chance at taking the series will be Paul Maholm, and that won't inspire much confidence in Cubs fans, who have seen Maholm give up six earned runs in just four innings in both of his first two starts this season.
He'll be opposing Mike Leake, who has posted a 5.84 ERA in 12.1 innings in his two starts this year. On Friday, it was the Cubs' defense and hitting with runners in scoring position that failed them, as they committed three errors and were able to crack open a big inning despite various opportunities, instead scoring two of their four runs on groundouts.
Game date/time: Saturday, April 21, 12:05 p.m. CT
Location: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Ill.
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