Cubs vs. Cards: Lineups, TV info, Notes, Game thread
|Monday, August 17, 2020, 1:51 PM- -|
Let's Play two!
When and Where: The Cubs (13-6) will take on the St. Louis Cardinals (4-4) at Wrigley Field on Monday at 4:15 PM CT.
Television info: The game will be on Marquee Sports Network and FS-M+
Radio: 670 The Score and KMOX 1120
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Lineups for Game 1:
Kim's first start! pic.twitter.com/mqPmyWztzU— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) August 17, 2020
Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have Kyle Hendricks (3-1, 3.08 ERA) on the mound against lefty Kwang Hyun Kim (0-0, 9.00 ERA).
The 'Professor' was 3-0 with a 1.59 ERA in four starts against the Redbirds last season.
Per historian Ed Hartig, Game 2 today will mark the first time the Cubs batted first at their home ballpark against the Cardinals since May 18, 1898, at Chicago's West Side Grounds.— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) August 17, 2020
It hasn't happened vs. any team for the franchise since July 16, 1908, against the Giants.
Stat alert: Elias considers the Cubs the home team for both games today as the MLB rulebook states that “the home team is the team on whose grounds the game is played.”— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) August 17, 2020
From Cubs: Miller will be 1st Cub to make ML debut in starting role since Duane Underwood 6/25/18 at LAD (4 IP, 2 H, 1 R/ER, 3 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR, 2-1 L). Miller 1st Cub to make ML debut in starting role since Jen-Ho Tseng 9/14/17 vs. METS (3 IP, 5H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 6 K, 2 HR, 14-6 W— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) August 17, 2020