The lineup is slightly less likely to be the focal point of tonight’s game, though it is the “new” lineup with Bryan LaHair in right field, and David DeJesus in center field. And, hey, Adrian Cardenas finally draws a start at second. Darwin Barney was due for a night off.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (24-46) at Arizona Diamondbacks (35-35), 9:10pm CT on CSN, MLBN.

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

Paul Maholm (4-5, 4.88 ERA, 1.319 WHIP)

versus

Ian Kennedy (5-7, 4.13 ERA, 1.287 WHIP)

Arizona Diamondbacks Lineup

1. Willie Bloomquist, SS

2. Aaron Hill, 2B

3. Justin Upton, RF

4. Jason Kubel, LF

5. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B

6. Miguel Montero, C

7. Chris Young, CF

8. Ryan Roberts, 3B

9. Ian Kennedy, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. David DeJesus, CF

2. Starlin Castro, SS

3. Bryan LaHair, RF

4. Alfonso Soriano, LF

5. Luis Valbuena, 3B

6. Geovany Soto, C

7. Steve Clevenger, 1B

8. Adrian Cardenas, 2B

9. Paul Maholm, P



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