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Padres Vs. Cubs Preview: Nation League's Two Worst Teams Meet At Wrigley

The Chicago Cubs start a three-game series with the San Diego Padres on Monday.

May 22, 2012; Houston, TX, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood (30) fields a ground ball in the third inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-US PRESSWIRE
May 22, 2012; Houston, TX, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood (30) fields a ground ball in the third inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-US PRESSWIRE

The Chicago Cubs will try to avoid losing their 13th consecutive game when the San Diego Padres come to Wrigley on Monday afternoon for the start of a three-game series. It's a meeting of the two worst teams in the National League, with the North Siders entering at 15-32 and San Diego coming in at 17-32.

Travis Wood is set to start for the Cubs on Monday. He'll be opposed by San Diego's 37-year old right-hander Jeff Suppan.

Wood has made two starts for Chicago, and enters at 0-1 with a 3.86 ERA and 0.86 WHIP. Suppan is 2-3 with a 4.21 ERA and 1.60 WHIP.

Game date/time: Sunday, May 27, 1:20 p.m. CT

Location: Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL

TV: WGN

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