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Pre-Gamin’: Brewers v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.


wrigley field inside featureJake Arrieta takes the hill for the Cubs tonight, looking to bounce back from a down outing in Cincinnati last week. His stuff was top notch, as usual, but the command – both in and out of the zone – wasn’t quite what it’s been most of the year.

In the lineup, you’ll notice that Anthony Rizzo is still missing. I’m wondering if that MRI on his back is shortly forthcoming, or has now taken place. Hopefully we don’t soon start talking about whether he comes back this year, rather than when.

Game Info

Milwaukee Brewers (73-64) at Chicago Cubs (62-76), 7:05 CT on CSN+

Game Thread and Series Preview

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Starting Pitchers

Yovani Gallardo (3.26 ERA, 3.82 FIP, 3.64 xFIP; 2.65 K/BB)


Jake Arrieta (2.88 ERA, 2.39 FIP, 2.83 xFIP; 3.75 K/BB)

Milwaukee Brewers Lineup

1. Scooter Gennett, 2B

2. Jonathan Lucroy, C

3. Ryan Braun, RF

4. Aramis Ramirez, 3B

5. Khris Davis, LF

6. Gerardo Parra, CF

7. Lyle Overbay, 1B

8. Elian Herrera, SS

9. Yovani Gallardo, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Chris Coghlan, LF

2. Javier Baez, 2B

3. Starlin Castro, SS

4. Luis Valbuena, 3B

5. Jorge Soler, RF

6. Welington Castillo, C

7. Arismendy Alcantara, CF

8. Chris Valaika, 1B

9. Jake Arrieta, P


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