Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Twins (1:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

target field twinsThe Cubs didn’t do much right last night outside of Anthony Rizzo and Edwin Jackson, so hopefully more dudes chip in today. With the Dodgers and Cardinals looming on the schedule, winning the next two games would be huge.

Fortunately, the Cubs have Jon Lester and Jake Arrieta pitching in those games.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (35-30) at Minnesota Twins (37-30), 7:10 CT on ABC-7 (or your local affiliate), and

Game Thread and Series Preview

Your game thread is down there in the comments, so have fun.

The Series Preview lives here.

Starting Pitchers

Jon Lester (3.99 ERA, 3.51 FIP, 3.28 xFIP; 3.70 K/BB)


Trevor May (4.26 ERA, 3.17 FIP, 3.74 xFIP; 4.46 K/BB)

Minnesota Twins Lineup

1. Brian Dozier, 2B

2. Eddie Rosario, LF

3. Joe Mauer, DH

4. Trevor Plouffe, 3B

5. Torii Hunter, RF

6. Kurt Suzuki, C

7. Kenny Vargas, 1B

8. Eduardo Escobar, SS

9. Byron Buxton, CF

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Dexter Fowler, CF

2. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

3. Kris Bryant, 3B

4. Chris Coghlan, LF

5. Starlin Castro, SS

6. Kyle Schwarber, DH

7. Chris Denorfia, RF

8. David Ross, C

9. Addison Russell, 2B

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