6/16 Cubs lineup – UPDATED

Jason Hammel will open the Cubs’ three-game series in Miami against the Marlins. Miami changed its Tuesday starter, and will go with right-hander Anthony DeSclafani, while Jacob Turner is moved to the bullpen. Here are the updated pitching matchups:

Monday: RHP Jason Hammel (6-4, 2.81) vs. RHP Tom Koehler (5-5, 3.68)
Tuesday: RHP Jeff Samardzija (2-6, 2.77) vs. RHP Anthony DeSclafani
Wednesday: RHP Jake Arrieta (2-1, 2.09) vs. RHP Nathan Eovaldi (4-2, 3.71)

And here’s Monday’s lineup:

Valbuena 2B
Ruggiano RF
Rizzo 1B
Castro SS
Sweeney CF
Lake LF
Olt 3B
Baker C
Hammel P

* Valbuena is batting .360 (32-for-89) with 11 doubles, three homers, 10 RBI and a 1.009 OPS in his last 26 games since May 13. The .360 average is second in the NL in that span, trailing only the Brewers’ Jonathan Lucroy (.368)

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Looks like many Heat fans will need to do something tonight……..hey look, the Cubs are in town.

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