Pre-Gamin': Pirates at Cubs (7:05 CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Pre-Gamin’: Pirates at Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Cubs

The Cubs are back at Wrigley Field, where Keegan Thompson will look to continue his development and audition for spot in the 2022 Cubs rotation. His first two starts haven’t gone well, but this was always going to be a process. Look at Justin Steele, for example. It took him a few outings to get his feet under him and then he delivered a solid performance against the Twins last night.

And, hey, it can’t hurt that Thompson is pitching at home against the second-worst offense against right-handed pitching in all of baseball, right? Go get ’em, guy.

Go Cubs.

Game Info

Pittsburgh Pirates (48-85) at Chicago Cubs (59-75) – Thursday, September 2nd at 7:05 CT on MARQ, 670 The Score

Starting Pitchers

Pirates: Mitch Keller (R)

versus

Cubs: Keegan Thompson (R)

Chicago Cubs (Lineup Discussion):

1. Rafael Ortega, CF
2. Frank Schwindel, 1B
3. Ian Happ, LF
4. Patrick Wisdom, 3B
5. Matt Duffy, 2B
6. Jason Heyward, RF
7. Robinson Chirinos, C
8. Sergio Alcantara, SS
9. Keegan Thompson, P

Pittsburgh Pirates:

1. Cole Tucker, SS
2. Ben Gamel, RF
3. Bryan Reynolds, CF
4. Colin Moran, 1B
5. Jacob Stallings,. C
6. Wilmer Difo, 2B
7. Anthony Alford, LF
8. Phillip Evans, 3B
9. Mitch Keller, P



Author: Michael Cerami

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