us cellular fieldThe Cubs sent their ace to the mound last night, and he did ace-y things. Tonight, the White Sox counter with their ace, Chris Sale.

The Cubs go with Edwin Jackson, who, well, you know the story: we’re looking for him to turn in a beginning-to-end solid start.

Dioner Navarro is the Cubs’ DH tonight, which … well, it’s not a deep right-handed bench when Scott Hairston and Cody Ransom are already in the lineup.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (20-30) at Chicago White Sox (24-25), 7:10 CT on WCIU (and CSN for White Sox broadcast).

Game Thread and Series Preview

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The Series Preview for this series lives here.

Starting Pitchers

Edwin Jackson (1-7, 6.11 ERA, 3.69 FIP)

versus

Chris Sale (5-2, 2.53 ERA, 3.23 FIP)

Chicago White Sox Lineup

1. Alejandro De Aza, CF

2. Alexei Ramirez, SS

3. Alex Rios, RF

4. Adam Dunn, DH

5. Paul Konerko, 1B

6. Dayan Viciedo, LF

7. Conor Gillespie, 3B

8. Tyler Greene, 2B

9. Tyler Flowers, C

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Julio Borbon, CF

2. Starlin Castro, SS

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Alfonso Soriano, LF

5. Scott Hairston, RF

6. Welington Castillo, C

7. Cody Ransom, 3B

8. Dioner Navarro, DH

9. Darwin Barney, 2B




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