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

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

Chicago Cubs

The Cubs head home to Wrigley Field for Social Media Night, which figures to be a Twitter-heavy affair (#CubsSocial is where the theoretical action will occur – but you may also want to follow Bleacher Nation on Twitter). It’s Phillies/Cubs, and I’ll be there in the RF bleachers for the game, and next door at the Captain Morgan Club before the game. If you’re around, stop by and say hello (I’ll have my old standby blue BN shirt on, together with garrish yellow and blue kicks, and plain Cubs hat).

As for the game, the Cubs catch a break in not facing Vance Worley, who’s out with a tender elbow. Kyle Kendrick takes his place, and the Cubs counter with Matt Garza. Tomorrow’s matchup is Chris Volstad versus Roy Halladay, so, like, let’s just hope the Cubs win tonight, eh?

Game Info

Philadelphia Phillies (18-19) at Chicago Cubs (15-21), 7:05pm CT on CSN.

Game Thread and Series Preview

The Game Thread lives here. You should participate in the madness. And, of course, for those who aren’t into message board-style game threads, please feel free to use the comments on this post for your in-game commentary/outbursts.

The Series Preview for this series lives here.

Starting Pitchers

Kyle Kendrick (0-3, 7.32 ERA, 2.034 WHIP)


Matt Garza (2-1, 2.56 ERA, 0.983 WHIP)

Philadelphia Phillies Lineup

(Just a guess, since, once again, the Phillies are slow on announcing the lineup. I’ll try to update when the lineup is released, but feel free to drop it in the comments.)

1. Jimmy Rollins, SS

2. Juan Pierre, LF

3. Shane Victorino, CF

4. Hunter Pence, RF

5. Placido Polanco, 3B

6. Carlos Ruiz, C

7. John Mayberry, 1B

8. Freddy Galvis, 2B

9. Kyle Kendrick, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. David DeJesus, RF

2. Tony Campana, CF

3. Starlin Castro, SS

4. Bryan LaHair, 1B

5. Alfonso Soriano, LF

6. Ian Stewart, 3B

7. Geovany Soto,C

8. Darwin Barney, 2B

9. Matt Garza, P

Author: Brett Taylor

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