The Cubs are still trying to win a game out West this year. Yup. That’s still a true sentence.

Darwin Barney gets a much deserved day off after last night’s bummer.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (59-98) at Arizona Diamondbacks (79-78), 7:10 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

Justin Germano (2-9, 5.65 ERA, 4.06 FIP)


Trevor Cahill (12-12, 3.86 ERA, 3.88 FIP)

Arizona Diamondbacks Lineup

1. Adam Eaton, CF

2. Gerardo Parra, LF

3. Aaron Hill, 2B

4. Justin Upton, RF

5. Miguel Montero, C

6. Ryan Wheeler, 3B

7. Mike Jacobs, 1B

8. John McDonald, SS

9. Trevor Cahill, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. David DeJesus, RF

2. Luis Valbuena, 2B

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Alfonso Soriano, LF

5. Starlin Castro, SS

6. Welington Castillo, C

7. Brett Jackson, CF

8. Josh Vitters, 3B

9. Justin Germano, P

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