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Pre-Gamin’: Rays v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.


wrigley field inside featureTravis Wood attempts to continue the process of righting his season here in the wind-down, and also looks to hold off a Rays sweep, in what otherwise would have been an exciting series.

Game Info

Tampa Bay Rays (57-59) at Chicago Cubs (49-66), 1:20 CT on WGN

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Starting Pitchers

Alex Cobb (3.52 ERA, 3.57 FIP, 3.41 xFIP; 3.00 K/BB)


Travis Wood (5.08 ERA, 4.19 FIP, 4.49 xFIP; 1.90 K/BB)

Tampa Bay Rays Lineup

1. Desmond Jennings, CF

2. Ben Zobrist, RF

3. Evan Longoria, 3B

4. Sean Rodriguez, LF

5. Yunel Escobar, SS

6. James Loney, 1B

7. Curt Casali, C

8. Alex Cobb, P

9. Logan Forsythe, 2B

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Chris Coghlan, LF

2. Javier Baez, 2B

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Starlin Castro, SS

5. Justin Ruggiano, RF

6. Arismendy Alcantara, CF

7. Welington Castillo, C

8. Chris Valaika, 3B

9. Travis Wood, P


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