Pre-Gamin': Cubs at Pirates (5:35 CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Pirates (5:35 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Cubs

It’s time for the Cubs to finally take care of business against the Pirates, and it all start tonight with Jake Arrieta on the mound in Pittsburgh. Arrieta has faced the Pirates twice already this season, including one start in Pittsburgh, and both games went very well.

04/03 v. PIT: 6.0 IP, 6H, 1ER, 1BB, 5Ks
04/08 @ PIT: 6.0 IP, 7H, 2ER, 3BB, 4K

If he comes anywhere close to that tonight – against a lineup that is missing a few key bats, no less – the Cubs should be just fine. And, hey, a win tonight would pull the Cubs up to three games over .500 for the first time this year. So let’s get it.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (24-22) at Pittsburgh Pirates (18-28) – Tuesday, May 25th at 5:35 CT on MARQ, 670 The Score

Starting Pitchers

Pirates: Cody Ponce (R)

versus

Cubs: Jake Arrieta (R)

Chicago Cubs (Lineup Discussion):

1. Joc Pederson, LF
2. Kris Bryant, RF
3. Javy Baez, SS
4. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
5. Ian Happ, CF
6. Nico Hoerner, 2B
7. David Bote, 3B
8. P.J. Higgins, C
9. Jake Arrieta, P

Pittsburgh Pirates

1. Adam Frazier, 2B
2. Ben Gamel, LF
3. Bryan Reynolds, CF
4. Jacob Stallings, C
5. Gregory Polanco, RF
6. Erik Gonzalez, 3B
7. Cole Tucker, SS
8. Will Craig, 1B
9. Cody Ponce, P


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