Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Diamondbacks (3:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

The Cubs took game one of the series last night, and now it’s Adbert Alzolay’s time to shine in Arizona. Regardless of what happens with the rest of the roster and the season-ending standings, these starts matter a whole lot for Alzolay’s long-term development. Let’s see if he keeps working on that cutter.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (45-46) at Arizona Diamondbacks (26-67) – Saturday, July 17th at 3:10 CT on MARQ, 670 The Score

Starting Pitchers

Diamondbacks: Zac Gallen (R)

versus

Cubs: Adbert Alzolay (R)

Chicago Cubs (Lineup Discussion):

1. Willson Contreras, C
2. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
3. Javy Báez, SS
4. Kris Bryant, 3B
5. Jason Heyward, RF
6. Nico Hoerner, 2B
7. Ian Happ, LF
8. Rafael Ortega, CF
9. Adbert Alzolay, P

Arizona Diamondbacks:

1. Josh Rojas, RF
2. Pavin Smith, CF
3. Eduardo Escobar, 3B
4. Christian Walker, 1B
5. David Peralta, LF
6. Josh VanMeter, 2B
7. Nick Ahmed, SS
8. Daulton Varsho, C
9. Zac Gallen, P

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