Don’t look now, but the Cubs are on the verge of a gen-u-wine three game winning streak – one that doesn’t involve the Padres!

Game Info

Detroit Tigers (28-33) at Chicago Cubs (21-40), 7:05pm CT on WCIU.

Game Thread and Series Preview

The Game Thread lives here. You should participate in the madness. And, of course, for those who aren’t into message board-style game threads, please feel free to use the comments on this post for your in-game commentary/outbursts.

The Series Preview for this series lives here.

Starting Pitchers

Rick Porcello (3-4, 5.03 ERA, 4.19 xFIP)

versus

Matt Garza (2-4, 3.99 ERA, 3.54 xFIP)

Detroit Tigers Lineup

1. Austin Jackson, CF

2. Brennan Boesch, RF

3. Miguel Cabrera, 3B

4. Prince Fielder, 1B

5. Delmon Young, LF

6. Jhonny Peralta, SS

7. Gerald Laird, C

8. Ramon Santiago, 2B

9. Rick Porcello, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Tony Campana, CF

2. Starlin Castro, SS

3. David DeJesus, RF

4. Alfonso Soriano, LF

5. Bryan LaHair, 1B

6. Steve Clevenger, C

7. Darwin Barney, 2B

8. Ian Stewart, 3B

9. Matt Garza, P


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