Pre-Gamin': Cubs at Mariners (5:40 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Mariners (5:40 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs have guaranteed themselves at least a series split against the Mariners with their late-night victory last night, but have a chance at the two-game sweep later this afternoon.

Thankfully, this game is going to start a lot earlier than that one (5:40 CT) and the Cubs have Jon Lester on the mound, who’s been getting the results again this season despite not exactly having the peripherals to back it all up. It’s worth pointing out that the Mariners have a 144 wRC+ against left-handed pitching this season, which is second best in baseball.

Go Cubs.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (15-12) at Seattle Mariners (18-14) – Tuesday, May 1st at 5:40 CT on WGN, 670 The Score

Starting Pitchers

Mariners: Marco Gonzales (L)

versus

Cubs: Jon Lester (L)

Chicago Cubs:

  1. Albert Almora Jr., CF
  2. Kris Bryant, DH
  3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
  4. Javy Baez, SS
  5. Willson Contreras, C
  6. Kyle Schwarber, LF
  7. David Bote, 3B
  8. Jason Heyward, RF
  9. Ben Zobrist, 2B

Seattle Mariners:

  1. Mitch Haniger, RF
  2. Domingo Santana, LF
  3. Edwin Encarnacion, 1B
  4. Tim Beckham, SS
  5. Daniel Vogelbach, DH
  6. Ryon Healy, 3B
  7. Tom Murphy, C
  8. Braden Bishop, CF
  9. Dee Gordon, 2B


Author: Michael Cerami

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