Cubs vs. Cards: Lineups, TV info, Notes, Game thread
|Saturday, September 5, 2020, 2:31 PM- -|
Let's win two!
When and Where: The Cubs (23-15) will take on the St. Louis Cardinals (14-15) at Wrigley Field on Saturday at 4:15 PM CT.
Television info: The game will be on Marquee Sports Network, MLB Network (out-of-market only) and Fox Sports Missouri.
Radio info: Game can be heard on 670 The Score and Cardinals Radio Network.
Game Thread: Game discussion starts around gametime with the CubsHQ staff in the replies to this article! Feel free to send in your questions or comments to all things Cubs. Join our 100 percent free CubsHQ community...it takes only 30 seconds.
Lineup notes: Ian Happ returns to the lineup after being held yesterday with his bruise over his eye.
Waino leads us for Game 1 pic.twitter.com/mCWOqBfyF1— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) September 5, 2020
Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have righty Adbert Alzolay (0-0, 0.00 ERA) on the mound against Adam Wainwright (3-0, 2.65 ERA).
From Cubs notes: After today's doubleheader, the Cubs have 20 games left - 10 at home, 10 on road - in 22 days. Of those 20, 12 will be against N.L. Central foes (2 vs. St. Louis, 3 vs. Reds, 3 at Milwaukee, 4 at Pittsburgh), 8 vs. AL Central (2 vs. Tribe, 3 vs. Twins, 3 at Sox.— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) September 5, 2020
Contreras’ 2-run bases-loaded single with 2 outs in 1st inning Friday was Cubs 3rd hit in last 17 at-bats with the bases loaded dating to August 21. Cubs rank tied for 2nd in majors with 51 plate appearances with bags loaded but hitting .205 (9-for-44) in that situation.— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) September 5, 2020