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

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

Chicago Cubs

Cory Abbott is starting for the Cubs tonight, in what will be the first big league start of his career. He did make six appearances with the Cubs earlier this season, almost all of which were for multiple innings, but this will be his first true start.

Abbott, 26, is likely going to be starting depth for the Cubs again next season, and I’d love if he’d finish the year on a high note.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (69-90) at St. Louis Cardinals (89-70) – Friday, October 1st at 7:15 CT on MARQ, 670 The Score

Starting Pitchers

Cardinals: Dakota Hudson (R)

versus

Cubs: Cory Abbott (R)

Chicago Cubs (Lineup Discussion):

1. Rafael Ortega, CF
2. Frank Schwindel, 1B
3. Ian Happ, LF
4. Matt Duffy, 3B
5. Trayce Thompson, RF
6. Sergio Alcántara, SS
7. Trent Giambrone, 2B
8. Erick Castillo, C
9. Cory Abbott, P

St. Louis Cardinals:

1. Tommy Edman, 2B
2. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B
3. Tyler O’Neill, LF
4. Nolan Arenado, 3B
5. Lars Nootbar, RF
6. Harrison Bader, CF
7. Paul DeJong, SS
8. Andrew Knizer, C
9. Dakota Hudson, P



Author: Michael Cerami

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