Madison Bumgarner

LEADING OFF: Cubs go for Wrigley record, Porcello chases 22

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:



The Cubs can set a team record with their 57th home victory when they host the Cardinals at Wrigley Field. Jason Hammel (15-9, 3.56) is trying to prove himself worthy of a postseason rotation spot for the NL Central champs, though he hasn't helped himself with a 6.87 ERA in three starts this month. Rookie Alex Reyes (3-1, 1.03) gets his fourth start for St. Louis riding a scoreless streak of 11 1/3 innings.


Rick Porcello (21-4, 3.08) can become baseball's second 22-game winner in the past five years when Boston plays at Tampa Bay. Jake Arrieta won 22 games while...