Cardinals Vs. Cubs Preview: Chicago Welcomes St. Louis To Wrigley For 1st Time In 2012

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 22: Tony Campana #1 of the Chicago Cubs bunts against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on April 22, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Chicago Cubs open a three-game set against St. Louis on Monday.

The Chicago Cubs (4-12) lost two of three to the Cincinnati Reds over the weekend and they'll finish off a six-game homestand with a series against the rival St. Louis Cardinals (11-5) that begins on Monday night. The Cubs and Cardinals have already met once this season, a 2-1 series win for the Cards in St. Louis.

Related: Reds Vs. Cubs: Cubs Lose Game 3 By A Score Of 4-3, Drop Series To Reds

Here is a look at the schedule for this three-game set, with television information:

Game 1: Monday, April 23, 7:05 p.m. CT (CSN-Chicago)
Game 2: Tuesday, April 24, 7:05 p.m. CT (CSN-Chicago)
Game 3: Wednesday, April 25, 1:20 p.m. CT (WGN)

Matt Garza (1-1, 3.66) is expected to start Monday's game for Chicago, while Jaime Garcia (2-0, 3.06 ERA) will go for St. Louis.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage of this series, check out Cubs blog Bleed Cubbie Blue and Cardinals blog Viva El Birdos. For more from around the world of baseball, visit Baseball Nation.

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