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

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wrigley field featuredAll right, Jake Arrieta. There are some things on the line tonight against the Cardinals, and this is also your last chance to do in 2014 that thing that you keep coming tantalizingly close to doing. And doing it in the home finale against the Cardinals? Yeah, that would be awesome.


Game Info

St. Louis Cardinals (88-70) at Chicago Cubs (70-88), 7:05 CT on CSN

Game Thread and Series Preview

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The Series Preview lives here.

Starting Pitchers

John Lackey (3.86 ERA, 3.82 FIP, 3.46 xFIP; 3.63 K/BB (Cardinals and Red Sox))


Jake Arrieta (2.65 ERA, 2.30 FIP, 2.79 xFIP; 3.93 K/BB)

St. Louis Cardinals Lineup

1. Matt Carpenter, 3B

2. Kolten Wong, 2B

3. Matt Holliday, LF

4. Matt Adams, 1B

5. Jhonny Peralta, SS

6. Yadier Molina, C

7. Oscar Taveras, RF

8. Peter Bourjos, CF

9. John Lackey, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Chris Coghlan, LF

2. Javier Baez, SS

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Jorge Soler, RF

5. Luis Valbuena, 3B

6. Welington Castillo, C

7. Junior Lake, CF

8. Logan Watkins, 2B

9. Jake Arrieta, P


Brett Taylor

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