Pre-Gamin': Cubs at Reds (12:10 CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Reds (12:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Cubs

The Cubs have a rubber match in Cincinnati today and they’ve got Jon Lester on the mound to try to bring it home.

Lester, of course, is coming off a very good start at Wrigley Field against the Braves: 6.0 IP, 5H, 0ER, 0BB, 7Ks, but had been struggling quite a bit before that, so I’m really hoping that was the start of something good.

The Reds offense has produced just a 90 wRC+ against left-handed pitching this year, so on paper this should be a pretty good match for Big Jon (who hasn’t faced them yet this season).

The Cubs haven’t been winning many series lately, so I want this one. Bad. Go get it for us, Cubs.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (45-38) at Cincinnati Reds (37-43) – Sunday, June 30th at 12:10 CT on NBC Sports Chicago, 670 The Score

Starting Pitchers

Reds: Anthony DeSclafani (R)


Cubs: Jon Lester (L)

Chicago Cubs:

  1. Kyle Schwarber, LF
  2. Kris Bryant, RF
  3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
  4. Willson Contreras, C
  5. Jason Heyward, CF
  6. David Bote, 3B
  7. Addison Russell, SS
  8. Daniel Descalso, 2B
  9. Jon Lester, P

Cincinatti Reds:

  1. Nick Senzel, CF
  2. Joey Votto, 1B
  3. Eugenio Suarez, 3B
  4. Yasiel Puig, RF
  5. Jose Iglesias, SS
  6. Phillip Ervin, LF
  7. Jose Peraza, 2B
  8. Anthony DeSclafani, P
  9. Curt Casali, C

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