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Game Thread: Phillies at Cubs 5/29/16

Vinny gets to play stopper

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports


Phillies (26-23) at Cubs (33-14)

Wrigley Field

2:20PM EDT on CSN

Vince Velasquez (5-1) 2.75 ERA

PHILLIES: Velasquez is coming off his shortest outing of the season, giving up three runs on nine hits over four innings in Detroit. He has a 2.25 road ERA in May, but all three of his road starts in May have been no-decisions.

John Lackey (4-2) 3.38 ERA

CUBS: Lackey had held opponents to two earned runs or fewer in each of his four May starts before giving up three runs in his last outing, against the Cardinals. He has a 2.12 ERA in four home starts and was holding batters to .182 average there.



Today's Lineups

Odubel Herrera - CF Dexter Fowler - CF
Freddy Galvis - SS Jason Heyward - RF
Andres Blanco - 2B Kris Bryant - 3B
Maikel Franco - 3B Anthony Rizzo - 1B
Tommy Joseph - 1B Ben Zobrist - 2B
Cameron Rupp - C Miguel Montero - C
Tyler Goeddel - LF Addison Russell - SS
Vince Velasquez - RHP Matt Szczur - LF
Peter Bourjos - RF John Lackey - RHP