Philadelphia Phillies (61-73) vs. Chicago Cubs (56-77)
RHP Roy Halladay (3-4, 7.81 ERA) vs RHP Jeff Samardzija (8-11, 4.03 ERA)
TIME: 2:20 ET, Wrigley Field
TV: Comcast SportsNet
Weather: 89, clear
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Ryne Sandberg returns to Wrigley Field today for the first time ever as a big league manager. The Hall of Fame second baseman turned Phillies manager spent 15 years on the North Side of Chicago, earning 10 All-Star berths and nine consecutive gold gloves for the Cubs after coming over from the Phillies in a lopsided trade that netted the Phils only Ivan DeJesus. Wrigley is always a festive atmosphere for day games and today should be no different. Expect a warm welcome for Ryno, whose No. 23 was retired by the Cubs in 2005.
On the field, today marks the second major league start for Roy Halladay since returning from surgery. Doc was solid in his first start back last Sunday, surrendering only four hits and two earned runs over six innings and earning the wi...