citi field metsThe Cubs have dropped the first two games in this four-game Big Apple set, but they’ve got Jake Arrieta going today. He hasn’t had a truly overpoweringly dominant outing in a little while, so maybe that’s on tap for your Sunday enjoyment.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (52-70) at New York Mets (59-65), 12:10 CT on CSN

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Starting Pitchers

Jake Arrieta (2.77 ERA, 2.37 FIP, 2.88 xFIP; 3.90 K/BB)


Rafael Montero (6.12 ERA, 7.17 FIP, 4.71 xFIP; 1.62 K/BB)

New York Mets Lineup

1. Curtis Granderson, RF

2. Juan Lagares, CF

3. Daniel Murphy, 2B

4. Lucas Duda, 1B

5. Eric Campbell, 3B

6. Matt den Dekker, LF

7. Anthony Recker, C

8. Ruben Tejada, SS

9. Rafael Montero, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Chris Coghlan, LF

2. Javier Baez, 2B

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Starlin Castro, SS

5. Luis Valbuena, 3B

6. Arismendy Alcantara, CF

7. Ryan Sweeney, RF

8. John Baker, C

9. Jake Arrieta, P

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