chase fieldTravis Wood makes his first post-All Star break start, so all those fancy “most in the first half since 19xx” stats go out the window, and now he can make new ones.

(Bro hug alert, in effect.)

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (44-53) at Arizona Diamondbacks (51-48), 8:40 CT on WGN.

Game Thread and Series Preview

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The Series Preview for this series lives here.

Starting Pitchers

Travis Wood (6-6, 2.79 ERA, 3.57 FIP)

versus

Patrick Corbin (11-1, 2.35 ERA, 3.17 FIP)

Arizona Diamondbacks Lineup

1. Adam Eaton, LF

2. A.J. Pollock, CF

3. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B

4. Cody Ross, LF

5. Eric Chavez, 3B

6. Martin Prado, 2B

7. Wil Nieves, C

8. Didi Gregorius, SS

9. Patrick Corbin, 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. Travis Wood, P



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