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Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Rockies (7:40 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.


coors fieldIt’s Javier Baez Round Two, and I’m not sure what he can do to top last night’s excitement short of rocking a handful of extra-base hits, and maybe taking a walk.


Not only is it Baez’s second game tonight, it’s also another edition of Jake Arrieta! The Cubs’ newfound ace will face the team he just pitched (well) against last week, which isn’t always an easy task. Doing it at Coors Field is even harder.

The Cubs are up one Kyuji Fujikawa and down one Nate Schierholtz for tonight’s game.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (48-63) at Colorado Rockies (44-68), 7:40 CT on CSN

Game Thread and Series Preview

Game threads now live here in the comments – and with Disqus, they should be even more enjoyable.

The Series Preview lives here.

Starting Pitchers

Jake Arrieta (2.11 ERA, 2.09 FIP, 2.82 xFIP; 3.79 K/BB)


Jordan Lyles (3.52 ERA, 3.92 FIP, 3.78 xFIP; 1.88 K/BB)

Colorado Rockies Lineup

1. Charlie Blackmon, CF

2. Josh Rutledge, SS

3. Justin Morneau, 1B

4. Nolan Arenado, 3B

5. Carlos Gonzalez, RF

6. Corey Dickerson, LF

7. Michael McKenry, C

8. D.J. LeMahieu, 2B

9. Jordan Lyles, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Chris Coghlan, LF


3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Starlin Castro, SS

5. Luis Valbuena, 3B

6. Arismendy Alcantara, CF

7. Welington Castillo, C

8. Ryan Sweeney, RF

9. Jake Arrieta, P


Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.