Pre-Gamin': Cardinals at Cubs (4:15 CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Pre-Gamin’: Cardinals at Cubs (4:15 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Cubs

We’ve seen a lot of weird stuff this season, from fan-less baseball, to three-batter minimums, to universal designated hitters, to runners starting on second base in extra innings, but today we’re going to see another new thing: 7.0 inning double-headers.

Kyle Hendricks gets the ball in Game 1 and if he can find a way to throw all 7.0 innings tonight, he will disproportionately help the Cubs chances in the second game.

Also, let’s end this losing streak, eh?

Game Info

St. Louis Cardinals (4-4) at Chicago Cubs (13-6)  – Monday, August 17th at 4:15 CT on MARQ, 670 The Score

Starting Pitchers

Cardinals: Kwang Hyun Kim (L)

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Cubs: Kyle Hendricks (R)

Chicago Cubs (discussion here):

1. Kris Bryant, LF
2. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
3. Javy Baez, SS
4. Willson Contreras, C
5. David Bote, 3B
6. Steven Souza Jr., RF – late scratch, hammy; Ian Happ stepping in
7. Josh Phegley, DH
8. Albert Almora Jr., CF
9. Nico Hoerner, 2B

St. Louis Cardinals:

1. Kolten Wong, 2B
2. Tommy Edman, SS
3. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B
4. Tyler O’Neil, LF
5. Matt Carpenter, DH
6. Dylan Carlson, CF
7. Brad Miller, 3B
8. Dexter Fowler, RF
9. Matt Wieters, C



Author: Michael Cerami

Michael Cerami covers the Chicago Cubs, Bears, and Bulls at Bleacher Nation. You can find him on Twitter @Michael_Cerami