great american ballparkThe Cubs shut the Reds out last night, and Edwin Jackson will look to pull of the same feat tonight. If he pitches well and the Cubs win – or, well, if he pitches crappily and the Cubs win anyway – the team will surpass its 2012 win total.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (61-82) at Cincinnati Reds (82-63), 6:10 CT on CSN.

Game Thread and Series Preview

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The Series Preview lives here.

Starting Pitchers

Edwin Jackson (7-15, 4.91 ERA, 3.69 FIP)


Tony Cingrani (7-3, 2.80 ERA, 3.66 FIP)

Cincinnati Reds Lineup

1. Shin-Soo Choo, CF

2. Brandon Phillips, 2B

3. Joey Votto, 1B

4. Ryan Ludwick, LF

5. Jay Bruce, RF

6. Todd Frazier, 3B

7. Zack Cozart, SS

8. Ryan Hanigan, C

9. Tony Cingrani, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Starlin Castro, SS

2. Darwin Barney, 2B

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Donnie Murphy, 3B Dioner Navarro, C

5. Junior Lake, LF

6. Darnell McDonald, RF

7. Welington Castillo, C

8. Ryan Sweeney, CF

9. Edwin Jackson, P

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