The Chicago Cubs (36-52) take on the Miami Marlins (43-46) Tuesday night, looking to remain undefeated since the All-Star break. The team has won four straight games and 10 of their previous 13. And SP Travis Wood has a winning streak of his own.
After beginning the season 0-3, Wood has managed to win his last 4 starts to post a 4-3 record on the season. The 25-year-old lefty will aim to limit his walks on Tuesday -- as his 9.6 percent walk-rate is a cause for concern -- but the Marlins, who walk at a respectable 8.5 percent rate, will not offer him much help in that department.
Here is a look at the lineups today:
#Cubs lineup vs #Marlins: DeJesus CF, Castro SS, Rizzo 1B, Soriano LF, LaHair RF, Soto C, Barney 2B, Valbuena 3B, Wood P via @CarrieMuskat— Go Cubs Go (@TheCubsFeed) July 17, 2012
#Marlins lineup vs #Cubs 7/17: Reyes SS, Bonifacio CF, Lee 1B, Ruggiano RF, Ramirez 3B, Kearns LF, Infante 2B, Buck C, Sanchez P #mlb— Al Yellon (@bleedcubbieblue) July 17, 2012
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