Pre-Gamin': Orioles v. Cubs (1:20 CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

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Pre-Gamin’: Orioles v. Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Chicago Cubs

wrigley field inside featureThe Baltimore Orioles are very good again this year somehow, and they come to Wrigley Field with the largest divisional lead in baseball.

They’ll face former mate Jake Arrieta today, though, which isn’t an easy task.

Logan Watkins draws the start at second base for this one.

Game Info

Baltimore Orioles (73-52) at Chicago Cubs (55-72), 1:20 CT on WGN

Game Thread and Series Preview

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The Series Preview lives here.

Starting Pitchers

Kevin Gausman (3.70 ERA, 3.58 FIP, 4.37 xFIP; 1.66 K/BB)


Jake Arrieta (2.61 ERA, 2.31 FIP, 2.82 xFIP; 3.94 K/BB)

Baltimore Orioles Lineup

1. Nick Markakis, RF

2. Steve Pearce, 1B

3. Adam Jones, CF

4. Nelson Cruz, LF

5. Chris Davis, 3B

6. J.J. Hardy, SS

7. Jonathan Schoop, 2B

8. Caleb Joseph, C

9. Kevin Gausman, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Arismendy Alcantara, CF

2. Javier Baez, SS

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Luis Valbuena, 3B

5. Chris Coghlan, LF

6.  Ryan Sweeney, RF

7. Logan Watkins, 2B

8. John Baker, C

9. Jake Arrieta, 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.