Cubs vs. White Sox: Lineups, TV info, Notes, Game thread
|Friday, August 21, 2020, 4:17 PM- -|
The Cubs start up the exciting crosstown rivalry with the White Sox tonight.
When and Where: The Cubs (16-8) will take on the Chicago White Sox (15-11) at Wrigley Field on Friday at 7:15 PM CT.
Television info: The game will be on Marquee Sports Network, ESPN, and NBC Chicago
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White Sox Lineup:
From Cubs notes: Cubs 16-8 (.667) record 2nd in N.L., 3rd in majors (19-8/.704 and A's 18-8/.692). Cubs 4-game lead in the division (over STL) is tied for the largest in ball with Dodgers in N.L. West (over SD).— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) August 21, 2020
Happ .340 (17-for-50) with .459 OBP from left side; .261 average (6-for-23) with .393 OBP from right side. .340 (18-for-53) with a 1.246 OPS at Wrigley in 2020.— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) August 21, 2020
Historian Ed Hartig: Rizzo (32 games, 33 games in 2014), is 1 of 8 Cubs with multiple streaks of 30 or more games having reached safely at Wrigley. Others: Kiki Cuyler (2), Augie Galan (2), Mark Grace (2), Stan Hack (4), Billy Herman (2), Jimmy Sheckard (2) and Hack Wilson 4— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) August 21, 2020
White Sox vs. Lester: Abreu .381 8x21, 1 HR, Garcia .154 2x13, 1 HR, Jimenez 0x4, Anderson .167 2x12, HR, Encarnacion .204 10x49, 3 HR, 8 RBI, McCann .364 4x11, 1HR, Engel 3x6, Grandal .200 3x15, Moncada .273 3x11— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) August 21, 2020
Cubs vs. Keuchel: Almora 1x2, Baez 1x3, Bryant 2x3, HR, Contreras 2x3, HR,Heyward 0x3, Kipnis .292 7x24 4 RBI, Phegley .182 4x22, Rizzo .286 2x7 1HR— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) August 21, 2020