Pre-Gamin': Cubs at Padres (8:40 CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Padres (8:40 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Cubs

Get your coffee poured now, because we’ve got a late one on tap tonight.

MacKenzie Gore and the Padres are hosting Kyle Hendricks and the Cubs for their first of two 8:40pm (CT) games in San Diego, followed by a 3:10pm CT game on Wednesday.

Gore has been very good for the Padres this year, as we discussed earlier today, and Hendricks has been wildly inconsistent with two good starts and four pretty horrible ones so far. He’s allowed 10 earned runs and 5 homers over his last two games alone. Gore, meanwhile, hasn’t allowed a homer since his first start of the season and has allowed only 4ER total all year (four starts, 21.0 IP).

Good luck, Cubs. You (probably) can’t lose them all, right?

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (9-18) at San Diego Padres (19-10) – Monday, May 9 at 8:40 CT on MARQ, 670 The Score

Starting Pitchers

Padres: MacKenzie Gore (L)

versus

Cubs: Kyle Hendricks (R)

Chicago Cubs (Lineup Discussion):

1. Willson Contreras, DH
2. Seiya Suzuki, RF
3. Patrick Wisdom, 3B
4. Yan Gomes, C
5. Frank Schwindel, 1B
6. Nico Hoerner, SS
7. Ian Happ, LF
8. Nick Madrigal, 2B
9. Jason Heyward, CF

San Diego Padres:

1. Jake Cronenworth, 2B
2. Jurickson Profar, LF
3. Manny Machado, 3B
4. Eric Hosmer, 1B
5. Ha-Seong Kim, SS
6. Jorge Alfaro, C
7. Trent Grisham, CF
8. Austin Nola, DH
9. Jose Azocar, RF



Author: Michael Cerami

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