Originally posted on We Should Be GM's  |  Last updated 8/30/13
Philadelphia Phillies (61-73) @ Chicago Cubs (56-77)Pitching Match-Ups:Friday, 2:20 - Doc Halladay vs. Jeff SamvoweayohjonfohizzzjaSaturday, 4:05 - Cliff Lee vs. Chris RusinSunday, 2:20 - KK vs. Jake ArrietaCubbies Bats:R - 512 (26th)AVG - .238 (29th)OPS - .694 (21st)Chicago has some newer faces that are producing well for them- Junior Lake/OF (.297/.770), Donnie Murphy/3B (.286/1.024), and Dioner Navarro/C (.296/.871).  Amaro's castaway, Nate Schierholtz, is having himself a nice season too (.266/.819, 19 HR). Darwin Barney/2B and Starlin Castro/SS have been huge disappointments though.Cubbies Arms:ERA - 3.97 (20th)WHIP - 1.30 (15th)Samardzija strikeouts a batter per inning (176.1 IP/175 K), Rusin has a 2.64 ERA in 8 starts this season, and Arrieta has a 4.50 ERA since joining the Cubs.  All three pitchers are capable of shutting the Phillies anemic offense down.  In the bullpen, there is closer Kevin Gregg, with Blake Parker and Pedro Strop performing well in setup duties for him....
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