chase fieldTonight’s game certainly has taken on a different character than it looked like it was going to have earlier today. Chris Rusin flies in for another spot start, and we’ll see if he can lock up a short-term rotation role. Junior Lake leads off against a lefty tonight.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (43-53) at Arizona Diamondbacks (51-47), 8:40 CT on CSN.

Game Thread and Series Preview

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The Series Preview for this series lives here.

Starting Pitchers

Chris Rusin (0-0, 8.10 ERA, Undefined K/BB)


Tyler Skaggs (2-1, 4.03 ERA, 2.50 K/BB)

Arizona Diamondbacks Lineup

1. A.J. Pollock, CF

2. Martin Prado, 3B

3. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B

4. Aaron Hill, 2B

5. Miguel Montero, C

6. Cody Ross, LF

7. Gerardo Parra, RF

8. Didi Gregorius, SS

9. Tyler Skaggs, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Junior Lake, CF

2. Starlin Castro, SS

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Alfonso Soriano, LF

5. Cody Ransom, 3B

6. Dioner Navarro, C

7. Cole Gillespie, RF

8. Darwin Barney, 2B

9. Chris Rusin, P

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