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

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

Chicago Cubs

Oh, hey, a rubber match following a coin-flip game against a team the Cubs are supposed to be much better than. That’s new.

Kyle Hendricks is taking the mound for the Cubs today, following a a really great start in Los Angeles (7.0 IP, 7H, 1ER, 1BB, 6Ks) and a very misleading game in Pittsburgh, if all you saw was the box score: 5.0 IP, 9H, 6R, 4ER, 1BB, 3K.

If you remember back, that game was loaded with a ton of soft contact, some untimely errors, and really bad sequencing. And in reality, Hendricks more or less did exactly what you’d want of him. And I think he’s probably in a good place mechanically.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (18-20) at Cleveland Indians (14-25)  – Sunday, May 16th at 12:10 CT on Marquee Sports Network, MLBN, 670 The Score

Starting Pitchers

Tigers: Matthew Boyd (L)

versus

Cubs: Kyle Hendricks (R)

Chicago Cubs (Lineup Discussion):

1. Willson Contreras, C
2. Kris Bryant, LF
3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
4. Javy Baez, SS
5. Matt Duffy, 3B
6. David Bote, DH
7. Joc Pederson, LF
8. Nico Hoerner, 2B
9. Ian Happ, CF

Detroit Tigers:

1. Robbie Grossman, LF
2. Harold Castro, 3B
3. Miguel Cabrera, DH
4. Nomar Mazara, RF
5. Jonathan Schoop, 1B
6. Niko Goodrum, SS
7. Eric Haase, C
8. Willi Castro, 2B
9. JaCoby Jones, CF



Author: Michael Cerami

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