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

If Comerica’s spacious dimensions swallow up one more should-be Cubs home run tonight, I’m gonna lose it. And if the Cubs lose this series to the shell of Michael Fulmer and a fourth place Tigers team, I’m going to be even more upset. We need Jon Lester to bounce back from his last … er, disappointing start to play stopper here and we need the Cubs bats to come alive.

Come on, guys. This is a game the Cubs really should win.

UPDATE: Jason Heyward elected to sit out tonight’s game following the events in Wisconsin and the protests by the Milwaukee Bucks and Brewers.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (18-11) at Detroit Tigers (12-16) – Tuesday, August 26th at 6:10 CT on MARQ, 670 The Score

Starting Pitchers

Tigers: Michael Fulmer (R)

versus

Cubs: Jon Lester (L)

Chicago Cubs (discussion here):

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

Detroit Tigers

1. Victor Reyes, CF
2. Jonathan Schoop, 2B
3. Miguel Cabrera, DH
4. Jeimer Candelario, 1B
5. Niko Goodrum, SS
6. Jorge Bonifacio, LF
7. Cameron Maybin, RF
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