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Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Dodgers (9:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.


dodger stadium chavez ravineJake Arrieta can match Zack Grienke’s stuff, but can he match the control and the command?


Anthony Rizzo is back in the three-hole after a successful stretch in the two-hole. Starlin Castro stays in the leadoff spot, though.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (55-75) at Los Angeles (76-54), 9:10 CT on CSN.

Game Thread and Series Preview

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The Series Preview lives here.

Starting Pitchers

Jake Arrieta (2-2, 5.75 ERA, 4.63 FIP (Cubs and Orioles))


Zack Greinke (12-3, 2.91 ERA, 3.53 FIP)

Los Angeles Dodgers Lineup

1. Carl Crawford, LF

2. Yasiel Puig, RF

3. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B

4. Hanley Ramirez, SS

5. Andre Ethier, CF

6. A.J. Ellis, C

7. Mark Ellis, 2B

8. Nick Punto, 3B

9. Zack Greinke, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Starlin Castro, SS

2. Junior Lake, CF

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Nate Schierholtz, RF

5. Brian Bogusevic, LF

6. Donnie Murphy, 3B

7. Welington Castillo, C

8. Darwin Barney, 2B

9. Jake Arrieta, P


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