8/23 Cubs lineup
Edwin Jackson takes the mound Friday when the Cubs open their West Coast trip against the Padres and Edinson Volquez in San Diego. Jackson has posted 11 quality starts but has 13 losses this season. He’s one of four pitchers in baseball to reach both of those numbers, joining the Phillies’ Cole Hamels (5-13, 19 quality starts); the Giants’ Tim Lincecum (6-13, 11 quality starts); and the Brewers’ Wily Peralta (8-13, 13 quality starts).
Starlin Castro is leading off for the sixth time this season, and Anthony Rizzo batting second for the third time. Here’s the lineup:
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