Pre-Gamin': Marlins at Cubs (7:05 CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Pre-Gamin’: Marlins at Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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I’m as sick as a dog right now, but I do plan on ordering Furious Spoon and watching the Cubs beat the Marlins in short order, so not all is lost.

And if the Cubs do beat the Marlins tonight – without Yu Darvish (DL), Jason Heyward (DL), Javy Baez (injured), or Willson Contreras (just sitting) – they’ll win the series, which would feel very nice, given the week full of losing (besides last night) and day full of roster moves that led up to tonight’s game.

Jen-Ho Tseng is getting the start tonight, and he’s struggled in Triple-A this season. My guess is that he’ll have a pretty quick hook, especially with a well-rested pen. Jose Urena is starting opposite Tseng, and the Cubs tagged him for five runs on six hits and four walks on opening day, so hopefully it’s a repeat of that (minus me jumping into the lake).

Let’s go Cubs.

Game Info

Miami Marlins (13-21) at Chicago Cubs (17-15) – 7:05 CT on NBC Sports Chicago, 670 The Score

Game Thread and Series Preview

Your game thread is down in the comments, so let’s have some good, clean (safe-for-work) fun today.

Starting Pitchers

Cubs: Jen-Ho Tseng (R): 8.04 ERA, 5.71 FIP; 2.46 K/BB (Triple-A)


Marlins: Jose Urena (R): 4.28 ERA, 4.05 FIP; 2.91 K/BB

Miami Marlins Lineup:

  1. J.T. Realmuto, C
  2. Cameron Maybin, RF
  3. Starlin Casstro, 2B
  4. Justin Bour, 1B
  5. Brian Anderson, 3B
  6. Derek Dietrich, LF
  7. Miguel Rohas, SS
  8. Lewis Brinson, CF
  9. Jose Urena, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup:

  1. Ben Zobrist, RF
  2. Kyle Schwarber, LF
  3. Kris Bryant, 3B
  4. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
  5. Victor Caratini, C
  6. Tommy La Stella, 2B
  7. Addison Russell, SS
  8. Ian Happ, CF
  9. Jen-Ho Tseng, P

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