Cubs lineup vs. Padres: Anthony Rizzo at leadoff, Yu Darvish to start
|Thursday, September 12, 2019, 12:55 PM- -|
The Chicago Cubs (77-68) will battle the San Diego Padres (68-77) at Petco Park in San Diego, CA on Thursday at 2:40 p.m. CDT.
How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB.TV, NBC Sports Chicago, and FSSD.
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Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have Yu Darvish (5-6, 4.12 ERA) on the mound against righty Dinelson Lamet (2-4, 3.95 ERA).
Since start of July, Darvish has 85 K's, 4 BB, 21.25 K/BB ratio. Darvish's 10 K's shy of 4th 200-strikeout season, 1st since whiffing 209 in 2017. Only 4 Cubs have reached 200 K's this decade: Arrieta (236, 2015), Lester (207, 2015), Samardzija (214 , 2013), Dempster (208, 2010).— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) September 12, 2019
Future probables: LHP Jon Lester (12-10, 4.51) vs. LHP Steven Brault (4-4, 4.13); ?RHP Kyle Hendricks (10-9, 3.33) vs. RHP James Marvel (0-1, 3.60); ?LHP José Quintana (13-8, 4.15) vs. RHP Trevor Williams (7-6, 5.21)