Pre-Gamin': Cubs at Tigers (6:10 CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Tigers (6:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Cubs

Hey! The Chicago Cubs have won two games in a row *and* they’re getting Tyler Chatwood and Jose Quintana back from the injured list. A little positivity in our lives is always nice.

And indeed, Chatwood is getting the ball tonight in his first start since getting knocked around a bit by the swing-happy Kansas City Royals, who were aggressive, swinging hard and often, and getting a little lucky on balls in play. Considering that generally fine underlying performance and Chatwood’s soon-to-follow injury, I’m not particularly concerned about him going forward. He may still need a bit of an adjustment period before he’s back to 100% effectiveness, but don’t lose sight of how good he looked in his first two starts of the year.

And, hey, we may also see Jose Quintana in a bit of a piggyback situation tonight, so keep an eye out for that.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (18-10) at Detroit Tigers (11-16) – Tuesday, August 25th at 6:10 CT on MARQ, 670 The Score

Starting Pitchers

Tigers: Spencer Turnbull (R)


Cubs: Tyler Chatwood (R)

Chicago Cubs (discussion here):

1. Ian Happ, CF
2. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
3. Javy Baez, SS
4. Kyle Schwarber, LF
5. Willson Contreras, C
6. Jason Heyward, RF
7. Victor Caratini, DH
8. David Bote, 3B
9. Jason Kipnis, 2B

Detroit Tigers

1. Victor Reyes, RF
2. Jonathan Schoop, 2B
3. Miguel Cabrera, DH
4. Jeimer Candelario, 1B
5. Niko Goodrum, SS
6. JaCoby Jones, CF
7. Cameron Maybin, LF
8. Austin Romine, C
9. Isaac Paredes, 3B

Author: Michael Cerami

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