wrigley field from right bleachersThe Dodgers come to town for the first time this year, which means a first look at Yasiel Puig (and Carlos Marmol in a Dodgers uniform). Chris Rusin will try to hold down a strong Dodgers lineup as he continues his bid to stick in the rotation. It’s been so far, so good on that front.

Game Info

Los Angeles Dodgers (57-49) at Chicago Cubs (49-58), 7:05 CT on CSN.

Game Thread and Series Preview

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The Series Preview for this series lives here.

Starting Pitchers

Ricky Nolasco (6-9, 3.72 ERA, 3.49 FIP)

versus

Chris Rusin (1-0, 2.93 ERA, 4.35 FIP)

Los Angeles Dodgers Lineup

1. Carl Crawford, LF

2. Yasiel Puig, CF

3. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B

4. Hanley Ramirez, SS

5. Juan Uribe, 3B

6. Scott Van Slyke, RF

7. Mark Ellis, 2B

8. Tim Federowicz, C

9. Ricky Nolasco, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. David DeJesus, CF

2. Junior Lake, LF

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Dioner Navarro, C

5. Nate Schierholtz, RF

6. Starlin Castro, SS

7. Luis Valbuena, 3B

8. Darwin Barney, 2B

9. Chris Rusin, P



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