Cubs Vs. Phillies Preview: Chicago Starts 4-Game Set In Philadelphia On Friday

Apr 25, 2012; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano (12) watches seagulls fly by during the seventh inning during a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field. The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Chicago Cubs 5-1. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-US PRESSWIRE

The Cubs are in Philadelphia this weekend to take on the Phillies.

The Chicago Cubs are off to a difficult start to the 2012 regular season, and as they look to turn things around this weekend, they'll have to do so against the Philadelphia Phillies and Roy Halladay, who is scheduled to start on Friday. The Cubs, who are 1-5 on the road so far, will be in Philadelphia for four games.

Related: 2012 Cubs Attendance Watch

Here are the pitching probables for the weekend ahead:

Friday, April 27: Paul Maholm (1-2, 8.36 ERA) vs. Roy Halladay (3-1, 1.50)

Saturday, April 28: Randy Wells (0-0, 3.60) vs. Joe Blanton (1-3, 4.34)

Sunday, April 29: Matt Garza (1-1, 3.37) vs. Kyle Kendrick (0-1, 9.39)

Monday, April 30: Jeff Samardzija (2-1, 4.12) vs. Vance Worley (2-1, 2.16)

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage of this series, head over to Cubs blog Bleed Cubbie Blue and Phillies blog The Good Phight. For more news and notes from around baseball, visit Baseball Nation.

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