Pre-Gamin': Cardinals at Cubs (7:15 CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Pre-Gamin’: Cardinals at Cubs (7:15 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Cubs

Big news day around these parts. Ian Happ is day-to-day, but theoretically available off the bench. Adbert Alzolay is getting his second start of the season tomorrow in Game 1 of the double-header, followed by a bullpen game, and Pedro Strop is BACK WITH THE CUBS! 

But beyond all of that, Yu Darvish will square off against Jack Flaherty tonight, in a game that the Cubs *really* want to win. Not only is getting at least 3 Ws this weekend an important target for their season aspirations, but a long outing from Darvish tonight could take a lot of pressure off Alzolay and the bullpen tomorrow. The fewer relievers used tonight the better.

Let’s go Cubs.

Game Info

St. Louis Cardinals (14-14) at Chicago Cubs (22-15) – Friday, September 4th at 7:15 CT on MARQ, 670 The Score

Starting Pitchers

Cardinals: Jack Flaherty (R)

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Cubs: Yu Darvish (R)

Chicago Cubs (discussion here):

1. Kyle Schwarber, LF
2. Kris Bryant, 3B
3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
4. Javy Baez, SS
5. Jason Heyward, RF
6. Willson Contreras, DH
7. Victor Caratini, C
8. Cameron Maybin, CF
9. Jason Kipnis, 2B

St. Louis Cardinals

1. Kolten Wong, 2B
2. Tommy Edman, RF
3. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B
4. Brad Miller, DH
5. Paul DeJong, SS
6. Yadier Molina, C
7. Matt Carpenter, 3B
8. Tyler O’Neill, LF
9. Dylan Carson, CF



Author: Michael Cerami

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