Game preview 101: White Sox at Cubs

The Cubs bat exploded in last night’s victory over the Chicago White Sox. They look to even up the season series.

On the mound for the Cubs is right-hander John Lackey. John Lackey has not won a start since June 8th against the Philadelphia Phillies. He is 7-7 with 3.79 ERA while striking out 133 and walking 40 (130.2 IP, 3.88 FIP, 1.619 WHIP)

Cubs lineup:

  1. Fowler CF
  2. Bryant 3B
  3. Rizzo 1B
  4. Zobrist RF
  5. Contreras C
  6. Russell SS
  7. Baez 2B
  8. Szczur LF
  9. Lackey P

The White Sox will send their ace Chris Sale. Chris Sale is returning from his suspension for cutting up his team’s throwback jerseys. Chris Sale is 14-3 with a 3.18 ERA while striking out 129 and walking 29 (133 IP, 3.70 FIP, 1.008 WHIP).

White Sox lineup:

  1. Eaton RF
  2. Anderson SS
  3. Cabrera
  4. Abreu 1B
  5. Frazier 3B
  6. Shuck CF
  7. Navarro C
  8. Sanchez 2B
  9. Sale P

Game Time: 7:05pm CST

Broadcast Information: CSCh (Cubs), WGN (White Sox)

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