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Game Thread: Phillies vs Cubs 6/6/16

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Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports


Phillies (28-29) vs Cubs (39-16)

Citizens Bank Park

7:05PM EDT on CSN and ESPN2

Adam Morgan (1-4) 7.07 ERA

PHILLIES: Morgan was solid through five vs. the Nats last time out, but he got rocked for four runs on two homers in the sixth. He failed to record a quality start for the fifth time in seven starts. Morgan will be tested to limit the long ball vs. the Cubs.

Jon Lester (6-3) 2.29 ERA

CUBS: Lester went the distance in his last outing, vs. the Dodgers, holding them to four hits and striking out 10. It was his 28th career double-digit-K game. He’s 5-0 with a 1.71 ERA in seven career starts against the Phillies, including a win on May 27.



Today's Lineups

Dexter Fowler - CF Cesar Hernandez - 2B
Jason Heyward - RF Freddy Galvis - SS
Kris Bryant - 3B Tommy Joseph - 1B
Anthony Rizzo - 1B Maikel Franco - 3B
Jorge Soler - LF Cameron Rupp - C
Javier Baez - 2B Tyler Goeddel - LF
Addison Russell - SS Peter Bourjos - CF
David Ross - C Jimmy Paredes - RF
Jon Lester - LHP Adam Morgan - LHP