Chicago Cubs 2016 NL Central Championship Gear

wrigley field from right bleachersThe wind is apparently howling out to left today, so Travis Wood is going to have to locate his pitches even better than usual. Fingers crossed. And, on the flip side, get the ball up in the air, Cubs.

The Crosstown Classic is on the line … the Cubs can lock it up today. Superstar Dioner Navarro gets the day off today. Rest up for the next one.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (21-30) at Chicago White Sox (24-26), 1:20 CT on WGN (White Sox broadcast 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

Jake Peavy (6-2, 2.97 ERA, 4.20 K/BB)


Travis Wood (4-3, 2.27 ERA, 2.00 K/BB)

Chicago White Sox Lineup

1. Alejandro De Aza, CF

2. Alexei Ramirez, SS

3. Alex Rios, RF

4. Paul Konerko, 1B

5. Dayan Viciedo, LF

6. Conor Gillespie, 3B

7. Jeff Keppinger, 2B

8. Tyler Flowers, C

9. Jake Peavy, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. David DeJesus, CF

2. Starlin Castro, SS

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Alfonso Soriano, LF

5. Nate Schierholtz, RF

6. Welington Castillo, C

7. Luis Valbuena, 3B

8. Darwin Barney, 2B

9. Travis Wood, P

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