Chicago Cubs 2016 NL Central Championship Gear

Jeff Samardzija will try to build off his last great start, and keep putting June further in the rearview mirror.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (32-51) at New York Mets (45-39), 3:10pm CT on WGN.

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

Jeff Samardzija (6-7, 4.77 ERA, 3.45 FIP)


Dillon Gee (5-7, 4.34 ERA, 3.81 FIP)

New York Mets Lineup

1. Ruben Tejada, SS

2. Daniel Murphy, 2B

3. David Wright, 3B

4. Ike Davis, 1B

5. Lucas Duda, RF

6. Jordany Valdespin, LF

7. Josh Thole, C

8. Kirk Nieuwenhuis, CF

9. Dillon Gee, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. David DeJesus, CF

2. Starlin Castro, SS

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Alfonso Soriano, LF

5. Bryan LaHair, RF

6. Steve Clevenger, C

7. Darwin Barney, 2B

8. Luis Valbuena, 3B

9. Jeff Samardzija, P

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