Pre-Gamin': Cubs at White Sox (1:10 CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at White Sox (1:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Marcus Stroman is on the mound for the Cubs this afternoon, coming off a solid start against the Reds with a season-high 8 strikeouts. This is his third start since coming off the COVID-IL, and he’s got a nice little stretch brewing, including the two starts before his break:

Our old friend Dylan Cease is starting against the Cubs this afternoon, and he’s had a really mixed bag lately, with one nice start against the Royals between two blowups against the Yankees and Red Sox. Take a look:

5/12: 4.0 IP, 6H, 6ER, 2BB, 11Ks
5/17: 5.2 IP, 7H, 0ER, 2BB, 9Ks
5/24: 3.0 IP, 8H, 7ER, 2BB, 4Ks

That’s 13 earned runs combined on the 12th and 24th and 5.2 scoreless in-between. The strikeouts are elevated throughout the season (35.3 K%), but clearly you can get to him. So don’t get discouraged if the Cubs are whiffing early, it might only be a matter of time before the dam breaks.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (19-26) at Chicago White Sox (22-23) – Sunday, May 29 at 1:10 CT on MARQ, NBCSC, 670 The Score

Starting Pitchers

White Sox: Dylan Cease (R)


Cubs: Marcus Stroman (R)

Chicago Cubs (Lineup Discussion):

1. Christopher Morel, CF
2. Willson Contreras, DH
3. Ian Happ, LF
4. Frank Schwindel, 1B
5. Patrick Wisdom, 3B
6. Rafael Ortega, RF
7. Nico Hoerner, SS
8. P.J. Higgins, C
9. Andrelton Simmons, 2B

Chicago White Sox:

1. Tim Anderson, SS
2. Andrew Vaughn, LF
3. Jake Burger, 3B
4. Jose Abreu, 1B
5. Yasmani Grandal, DH
6. Gavin Sheets, RF
7. Adam Engel, CF
8. Reese McGuire, C
9. Josh Harrison, 2B

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Author: Michael Cerami

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