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Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Rockies (7:40 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.


The Cubs lost last night, which is either good or bad, depending on your perspective. The lineups are essentially the same as last night, too, which is either good or bad, depending on your perspective.


Jason Berken will try to mow down another chump-a-lump-a-gus lineup after recently taking apart the all-bench version of the Reds.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (59-95) at Colorado Rockies (60-94), 7:40 CT on CSN.

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

Jason Berken (0-1, 3.27 ERA, 6.74 FIP) (Cubs and O’s both)


Drew Pomeranz (1-9, 5.30 ERA, 4.78 FIP)

Colorado Rockies Lineup

1. Josh Rutledge, SS

2. Charlie Blackmon, LF

3. Jordan Pacheco, 1B

4. Wilin Rosario, C

5. Tyler Colvin, CF

6. Chris Nelson, 3B

7. Andrew Brown, RF

8. DJ LeMahieu, 2B

9. Drew Pomeranz, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Dave Sappelt, RF

2. Darwin Barney, 2B

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Alfonso Soriano, LF

5. Starlin Castro, SS

6. Welington Castillo, C

7. Josh Vitters, 3B

8. Joe Mather, CF

9. Jason Berken, P


Brett Taylor

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