Pre-Gamin': Giants at Cubs (3:05 CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Pre-Gamin’: Giants at Cubs (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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But the kids are back in school and today’s game starts at 3:05. Alas.

Carlos Rodon is having an absolutely brilliant season for the Giants, with a 2.92 ERA (2.81 xERA) over 27 starts and 157.1 innings pitched. His 31.7% strikeout rate isn’t quite as high as last season, but it’s still third highest in MLB, tucked between Gerrit Cole and Dylan Cease. The last time Rodon faced the Cubs, he struck out 10 over seven scoreless innings with just 2 hits scattered throughout. Oof.

Meanwhile, Drew Smyly is coming off his worst outing of the year, with 7 earned runs over 2.1 innings in St. Louis.

Game Info

San Francisco Giants (65-72) at Chicago Cubs (57-80) – Friday, September 9 at 3:05 CT on Marquee, 670 The Score

Starting Pitchers

Giants: Carlos Rodon, LHP

Cubs: Drew Smyly, LHP

Chicago Cubs (Lineup Discussion):

  1. Nick Madrigal, 2B
  2. Seiya Suzuki, RF
  3. Franmil Reyes, DH
  4. Nico Hoerner, SS
  5. Yan Gomes, C
  6. Alfonso Rivas, 1B
  7. Michael Hermosillo, CF
  8. David Bote, 3B
  9. Chris Morel, LF

San Francisco Giants:

  1. Lewis Brinson, CF
  2. Wilmer Flores, 2B
  3. J.D. Davis, DH
  4. Evan Longoria, 3B
  5. Thairo Estrada, SS
  6. Mike Yastrzemski, RF
  7. David Villar, 1B
  8. Austin Dean, LF
  9. Austin Wynns, C


Author: Michael Cerami

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