Chicago Cubs and Miami Marlins face off in the first of the four-game series tonight. The game tips off at 7:00 PM EST in Marlins Park, Miami, Florida. Comcast SportsNet will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV.
In the last series encounter between the two teams, the Cubs won the first two games while the Marlins captured the series finale in early June in Chicago.
Date and Time: June 22nd, 2017 7:00 PM EST
Venue: Marlins Park, Miami, Florida
TV: Comcast SportsNet Chicago, FOX Sports Florida (US Regional)
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Jake Arrieta (6-5, 4.64 ERA) will take the ball for the Cubs’ in the series opener against the Marlins on Thursday. opponents are delivering a Batting Average of .319 against Arrieta this season. In on the road games, he has a 5.07 ERA. He holds a 1.42 ERA in three career starts against the Marlins.
Cubs’ Ben Zobrist, who was out with inflammation in his left wrist is hopeful of making his return to the lineup from the DL on Friday.
Miami will send Left handed Jeff Locke (0-2, 4.58 ERA) in the first of the four-game series with the Cubs on Thursday at Marlins Park. He will hope to bag his first win since being on the Marlins ship. In his last clash with Marlins, he allowed four runs (three earned) over 4 2/3 innings in the 6-5 loss at Wrigley Field on June 6.