great american ballparkThe Cubs will try to sweep this rain-shortened series in Cincinnati. I reckon it was nice for the bullpen to get an extra day of rest.

Jake Arrieta gets the start for the Cubs as they try to figure out Anthony DeSclafani this time around. Last time out, 11 days ago, he went seven innings and gave up bupkis to the Cubs.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (9-7) at Cincinnati Reds (8-9), 12:10 CT on WGN-9 (or your local affiliate) and

Game Thread and Series Preview

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The Series Preview lives here.

Starting Pitchers

Jake Arrieta (1.74 ERA, 1.77 FIP, 2.74 xFIP; 4.75 K/BB)


Anthony DeSclafani (0.86 ERA, 2.84 FIP, 3.81 xFIP; 4.00 K/BB)

Cincinnati Reds Lineup

1. Billy Hamilton, CF

2. Joey Votto, 1B

3. Todd Frazier, 3B

4. Brandon Phillips, 2B

5. Brennan Boesch, RF

6. Marlon Byrd, LF

7. Zack Cozart, SS

8. Brayan Pena, C

9. Anthony DeSclafani, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Dexter Fowler, CF

2. Jorge Soler, RF

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Kris Bryant, CF

5. Miguel Montero, C

6. Starlin Castro, SS

7.Chris Coghlan, LF

8. Jake Arrieta, P

9. Addison Russell, 2B