Andre Ethier looks to extend his hitting streak to 30 games on Wednesday as the Dodgers battle the Cubs in the final game of a three-game series, an afternoon affair on getaway day at Dodger Stadium. At 29 games, Ethier is tied with former Brooklyn Dodger Hall of Famer Zack Wheat for the second-longest streak in franchise history, two behind Willie Davis, who hit in 31 straight games in 1969. Ethier's mound foe will be Carlos Zambrano, making his seventh start of the season.
Ethier is 8-for-18 with a double and two walks off Zambrano in his career. Ethier had one hit in three at-bats off Zambrano on April 24 at Wrigley Field, a game the Dodgers won 7-3. During his 29-game streak, Ethier is hitting .387/.456/.559 with 10 doubles and three home runs.
Ted Lilly gets the start for the Dodgers. In his last two home starts, Lilly has allowed one run in 13 innings. The former Cub, however, was touched up for five runs in 4 1/3 innings at Wrigley Field on April 23. Today's 12:10 p.m. game will be televised by Prime Ticket.
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