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

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


wrigley field inside featureThe Non-Waiver Trade Deadline is tomorrow afternoon, which means tonight’s game is the last #HugWatch for a full game. (The first hour and change of tomorrow’s game will be before the deadline expires, so there will be a little bit of #HugWatch early tomorrow, too.)

We know that there’s a chance Emilio Bonifacio could be on the way out of town – maybe even before the game starts – but we’ll see what happens.

As for the game, itself, Travis Wood is looking for a good start, and the Cubs’ bullpen is looking for a long start after last night’s marathon. Chris Rusin will be here to help, but still. Six or seven innings from Wood would go a long way.

A win tonight and the Cubs will have won this four-game series.

Game Info

Colorado Rockies (43-63) at Chicago Cubs (44-61), 7:05 CT on CSN+

Game Thread and Series Preview

Game threads now live here in the comments – and with Disqus, they should be even more enjoyable.

The Series Preview lives here.

Starting Pitchers

Brett Anderson (3.24 ERA, 3.61 FIP, 4.21 xFIP; 1.38 K/BB)


Travis Wood (5.06 ERA, 4.39 FIP, 4.63 xFIP; 1.83 K/BB)

Colorado Rockies Lineup

1. Charlie Blackmon, CF

2. D.J. LeMahieu, 2B

3. Nolan Arenado, 3B

4. Justin Morneau, 1B

5. Drew Stubbs, LF

6. Michael McKenry, C

7. Brandon Barnes, RF

8. Charlie Culberson, SS

9. Brett Anderson, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Arismendy Alcantara, 2B

2. Chris Coghlan, LF

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Starlin Castro, SS

5. Luis Valbuena, 3B

6. Junior Lake, CF

7. Ryan Sweeney, RF

8. John Baker, C/P

9. Travis Wood, P


Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.