petco parkThe Cubs hopped a plane out West, and they’ll start a three-game set in San Diego tonight, with Edwin Jackson on the mound.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (54-73) at San Diego Padres (57-70), 9:10 CT 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.

Due to travels, no Series Preview this time. Many apologies.

Starting Pitchers

Edwin Jackson (7-13, 4.89 ERA, 3.59 FIP)

versus

Edinson Volquez (9-10, 5.72 ERA, 4.05 FIP)

San Diego Padres Lineup

1. Will Venable, RF

2. Chris Denorfia, LF

3. Yonder Alonso, 1B

4. Jedd Gyorko, 2B

5. Chase Headley, 3B

6. Alexei Amarista, CF

7. Logan Forsythe, SS

8. Nick Hundley, C

9. Edinson Volquez, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Starlin Castro, SS

2. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

3. Dioner Navarro, C

4. Nate Schierholtz, RF

5. Junior Lake, CF

6. Donnie Murphy, 3B

7. Brian Bogusevic, LF

8. Darwin Barney, 2B

9. Edwin Jackson, P


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