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Orioles to face Jake Arrieta, Tsuyoshi Wada in series vs. Chicago Cubs

Orioles to face Jake Arrieta, Tsuyoshi Wada in series vs. Chicago Cubs

CHICAGO -- The Orioles will play against two familiar faces in their three-game series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field this weekend. Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta is scheduled to start Friday’s series opener, and left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada is set to start Sunday.

Arrieta, who was traded to the Cubs along with reliever Pedro Strop in July 2013 for right-hander Scott Feldman and catcher Steve Clevenger, has emerged as the Cubs’ ace. Arrieta struggled to maintain consistency with the Orioles, but he is 6-4 with a 2.61 ERA in 19 starts this season. He has 122 strikeouts and has given up just 89 hits in 117 1/3 innings. He has allowed three runs or fewer in 13 of...

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