wrigley outfieldHow does Jake Arrieta follow up his historic no-hitter? We shall see. It needn’t be another no-hitter, though that would be pretty cool.

The Cubs load up on righties to face lefty Robbie Ray. How will they follow up on yesterday’s offensive explosion? We shall see. It needn’t be another 14-run outburst, though that would be pretty cool.

Game Info

Arizona Diamondbacks (65-70) at Chicago Cubs (76-57), 1:20 CT on CSN and MLB.tv.

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Starting Pitchers

Robbie Ray (3.72 ERA, 3.40 FIP, 4.15 xFIP; 2.49 K/BB)


Jake Arrieta (2.11 ERA, 2.51 FIP, 2.76 xFIP; 4.32 K/BB)

Arizona Diamondbacks Lineup

1. Ender Inciarte, RF

2. A.J. Pollock, CF

3. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B

4. David Peralta, LF

5. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C

6. Jake Lamb, 3B

7. Brandon Drury, 2B

8. Chris Owings, SS

9. Robbie Ray, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Dexter Fowler, CF

2. Austin Jackson, RF

3. Kris Bryant, LF

4. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

5. Javy Baez, 3B

6. Starlin Castro, 2B

7. David Ross, C

8. Jake Arrieta, P

9. Addison Russell, SS