Marlins Vs. Cubs Preview: Can Chicago Stay Hot At Home?

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 19: Bryan LaHair #6 of the Chicago Cubs slides safely into third under the tag of Jose Reyes #7 of the Miami Marlins during a game at Marlins Park on April 19, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

The Chicago Cubs open a three-game series against the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.

The Chicago Cubs have ripped off six-straight victories at Wrigley Field and they've won eight of their last nine contests at home, so the Miami Marlins will have their hands full when the three-game series in Chicago kicks off on Tuesday night. The Marlins have struggled on the road recently, as they've dropped seven of their last 10 games away from Marlins Park.

The pitching matchup features a showdown between Marlins hurler Anibal Sanchez (4-6, 4.12 ERA) and Cubs project Travis Wood (4-3, 3.05 ERA). Here is the TV schedule and the game time the series opener on Tuesday night.

TV: CSN-Chicago

Game Time: 7:05 p.m. CT

Location: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois

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