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Series Preview: Miami Marlins (57-48) at Chicago Cubs (63-41)

In Series Previews by berselius

The bafflingly good-again Marlins took three of four from the Cubs back in late June, smack in the middle of their ice cold streak. It’s even stranger to see them succeeding despite a bad year for Giancarlo Stanton in every category other than HR. Team Leaders Marlins OBP: Ichiro Suzuki (.397) ISO: Justin Bour (.258) HR: Stanton (22) R+RBI: Marcell Ozuna …

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Cubs @ White Sox Game Thread

In Series Previews by dmick89

Time: 6:10 PM CT TV: CSN, ESPN, WGN (Sox) Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Dexter Fowler, CF Kris Bryant, DH Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, LF Addison Russell, SS Jason Heyward, RF Javier Baez, 2B Miguel Montero, C Tommy La Stella, 3B Kyle Hendricks, P Adam Eaton, RF Tim Anderson, SS Melky Cabrera, LF Jose Abreu, 1B Justin Morneau, DH Todd Frazier, 3B J.B. Shuck, …

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Series Preview: Texas Rangers (54-36) at Chicago Cubs (53-35)

In Series Previews by berselius

If you just look at the records and have been living in a cave for the past month, you would think that this is an exciting matchup with both fanbases eagerly awaiting the return to baseball to watch two possible championship teams sizing each other up. Instead, both fanbases find themselves cautiously peeking over the edge of their dumpster, hoping …

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Series Preview: Cincinnati Reds (30-53) vs Chicago Cubs (51-30)

In Series Previews by berselius

The Cubs get a break from their brutal stretch of consecutive baseball games by playing the Reds, only 22 games back of the Cubs. Somehow the Cubs still have the best record in baseball despite last week’s asskicking by the Mets. Having swept the Reds at GABP certainly helped. Team Leaders Cubs OBP:  Ben Zobrist (.404) ISO: Anthony Rizzo (.289) …

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Series Preview: Chicago Cubs (47-23) at Miami Marlins (38-34)

In Series Previews by berselius

The Marlins have a winning record? Fuck the heck? Despite the Wei-Yin Chen signing most people were expecting them to be one of the many NL teams rebuilding this year, but once again they seem to have built a competitive team. Most importantly, a cheap competitive team. At the team level, they’re right around the league average at the plate …