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6/4 Gamethread: Giants vs. Cubs

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Scott Kazmir vs. Jake Arrieta.

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The San Francisco Giants have another opportunity to beat the Chicago Cubs and, honestly, I think they’d be wise to take it.

Also, it’s Scott Kazmir night.


Game #57

Who: San Francisco Giants (35-21) vs. Chicago Cubs (32-24)
When: 6:45 p.m. PT
Where: Oracle Park, San Francisco, California
Regional broadcast: NBC Sports Bay Area (available on fuboTV)
National broadcast: None
Radio: KNBR 680 AM/104.5 FM


Lineups

Evan Longoria is back in there for the Giants, and that’s nice to see.

  1. 1B — LaMonte Wade Jr. (L) — .280/.400/.440 — 139 OPS+
  2. LF — Alex Dickerson (L) — .220/.284/.358 — 81 OPS+
  3. C — Buster Posey (R) — .319/.403/.578 — 175 OPS+
  4. SS — Brandon Crawford (L) — .255/.344/.529 — 144 OPS+
  5. 3B — Evan Longoria (R) — .274/.360/.510 — 144 OPS+
  6. CF — Steven Duggar (L) — .319/.364/.542 — 154 OPS+
  7. 2B — Donovan Solano (R) — .261/.301/.380 — 93 OPS+
  8. RF — Mike Tauchman (L) — .196/.317/.290 — 75 OPS+
  9. LHP — Scott Kazmir — 5.40 ERA, 7.33 FIP, 4 K and 1 BB in 5 IP

And here’s the Cubs crew.

  1. C — Willson Contreras (R) — .250/.350/.440 — 122 OPS+
  2. RF — Kris Bryant (R) — .316/.395/.596 — 175 OPS+
  3. 1B — Anthony Rizzo (L) — .269/.369/.444 — 129 OPS+
  4. SS — Javier Báez (R) — .250/.288/.505 — 118 OPS+
  5. 3B — Patrick Wisdom (R) — .417/.440/.958 — 281 OPS+ (25 PA)
  6. LF — Joc Pederson (L) — .236/.318/.385 — 97 OPS+
  7. CF — Ian Happ (S) — .191/.313/.336 — 83 OPS+
  8. 2B — Sergio Alcántara (S) — .556/.600/1.000 — 342 OPS+ (10 PA)
  9. RHP — Jake Arrieta — 4.41 ERA, 5.17 FIP, 41 K and 20 BB in 51 IP

Notes

Flores available: Wilmer Flores left Thursday’s game with a mild hamstring injury, but is available off the bench tonight.


Enjoy the baseball, friends.