The Cubs are still trying to win a game out West this year. Tonight’s matchup might be their best bet – not that Ian Kennedy stinks or anything, but Travis Wood has been awfully hot this month.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (59-97) at Colorado Rockies (78-78), 8:40 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

Travis Wood (6-12, 4.23 ERA, 4.73 FIP)

versus

Ian Kennedy (14-11, 4.14 ERA, 4.07 FIP)

Arizona Diamondbacks Lineup

1. Adam Eaton, CF

2. Aaron Hill, 2B

3. Justin Upton, RF

4. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B

5. Cody Ransom, 3B

6. Wil Nieves, C

7. A.J. Pollock, LF

8. John McDonald, SS

9. Ian Kennedy, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. David DeJesus, CF

2. Dave Sappelt, RF

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Alfonso Soriano, LF

5. Starlin Castro, SS

6. Luis Valbuena, 3B

7. Welington Castillo, C

8. Darwin Barney, 2B

9. Travis Wood, P




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