Take the morning and afternoon off of sports TV — all the Eastern Hemisphere sports action (World Cup, Wimbledon, British Open) of the last few weeks is over.â†µ
6 pm, ESPN: Phillies at Cardinals. Cubs fans ought to be familiar with the Phillies after this weekend; see them take on the Cubs’ divisional rivals tonight.â†µ
7 pm, WCIU: Cubs vs. Astros. This is the fifth of eight games on the Little Station That Can’t (be viewed, that is, by most outside Chicago).â†µ
9 pm, CSN Chicago: White Sox at Mariners. The Sox try to get back on track in Seattle.