wrigley field from right bleachersThe All-Star break looms, but there’s one more series to go. Take them Cardinals down.

Edwin Jackson has a better FIP than Jake Westbrook. So there’s that.

Game Info

St. Louis Cardinals (55-34) at Chicago Cubs (40-49), 7:05 CT on CSN.

Game Thread and Series Preview

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The Series Preview for this series lives here.

Starting Pitchers

Jake Westbrook (5-3, 2.78 ERA, 4.17 FIP)

versus

Edwin Jackson (5-10, 5.50 ERA, 3.88 FIP)

St. Louis Cardinals Lineup

1. Matt Carpenter, 2B

2. Carlos Beltran, RF

3. Matt Holliday, LF

4. Allen Craig, 1B

5. Yadier Molina, C

6. David Freese, 3B

7. Jon Jay, CF

8. Pete Kozma, SS

9. Jake Westbrook, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Luis Valbuena, 3B

2. Starlin Castro, SS

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Alfonso Soriano, LF

5. Nate Schierholtz, RF

6. Brian Bogusevic, CF

7. Darwin Barney, 2B

8. Welington Castillo, C

9. Edwin Jackson, P


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