wrigley field from right bleachersSomething tells me Kevin Gregg won’t be getting a save opportunity today. That is a safe statement for a number of reasons.

Game Info

Atlanta Braves (91-62) v. Chicago Cubs (64-90), 3:05 CT on WGN.

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.

The Series Preview is here.

Starting Pitchers

Travis Wood (9-11, 3.05 ERA, 3.91 FIP)

versus

Kris Medlen (14-12, 3.32 ERA, 3.59 FIP)

Atlanta Braves Lineup

1. Andrelton Simmons, SS

2. Justin Upton, RF

3. Freddie Freeman, 1B

4. Chris Johnson, 3B

5. Evan Gattis, LF

6. Gerald Laird, C

7. Dan Uggla, 2B

8. B.J. Upton, CF

9. Kris Medlen, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Starlin Castro, SS

2. Luis Valbuena, 3B

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Dioner Navarro, C

5. Nate Schierholtz, RF

6. Ryan Sweeney, CF

7. Brian Bogusevic, LF

8. Darwin Barney, 2B

9. Travis Wood, P




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