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8/9 Cubs lineup

Edwin Jackson takes the mound Saturday in Game 2 of the Cubs’ three-game Interleague series against the Rays. Here’s the lineup:

Coghlan LF
Baez 2B
Rizzo 1B
Castro SS
Valbuena 3B
Alcantara CF
Ruggiano RF
Castillo C
Jackson P

7/29 Cubs 4, Rockies 3 (16 innings)

* Tuesday’s game lasted 6 hours, 27 minutes and marked the longest game by time in Cubs franchise history, breaking the 6:10 game, Aug. 17-18, 1982, vs. the Dodgers (21 innings).

* John Baker became the first Cubs position player to pitch in a game since Joe Mather did so Aug. 27, 2012, vs. Milwaukee. Baker is the first position player to earn a win since Baltimore’s Chris Davis did so, May 6, 2012, at Boston. The previous NL position player to earn a win was Philadelphia’s Wilson Valdez, May 25, 2011, against the Reds. According to Elias, Baker is the first Cubs position player ever to get the win as a pitcher in a game.

* Chicago’s bullpen tossed 12-scoreless innings, scattering just three hits while striking out 14.

* The Cubs improved to 5-6 in extra-inning games this season.

* Starlin Castro’s sac-fly RBI in the bottom of the 16th gave the Cubs their first walk-off win since July 11 vs. Atlanta.

* Anthony Rizzo has hit safely in 13 of his last 14 games, going 18-for-56 (.321). Rizzo is 15-for-43 (.349) with five home runs and nine RBI in 11 games since the All-Star break.

* Emilio Bonifacio went 4-for-7 and has hit safely in nine of his last 10 home games (.419/18-for-43). This was his fourth game with at least four hits. Bonifacio tied the game at 3-3 with a fourth-inning, two-run homer.

* Edwin Jackson did not get a decision. He gave up three runs on six hits while walking three and striking out four in four innings. It was the fifth time in 22 starts this season where he did not last at least five innings. In six July starts, Jackson went 0-3 with a 7.50 ERA (25 ER/30.0 IP). Opponents hit .328 (40-for-122).

7/29 Cubs lineup

Edwin Jackson gets the start Tuesday night when the Cubs play host to the Rockies in the second game of this four-game series. The Rockies are starting another lefty in Jorge De La Rosa (11-6, 4.19 ERA). Here’s the lineup:

Bonifacio 3B
Alcantara 2B
Rizzo 1B
Castro SS
Ruggiano LF
Castillo C
Lake CF
Schierholtz RF
E. Jackson P

7/18 Cubs lineup

Arismendy Alcantara is starting at second base and batting second, and the Cubs’ two All-Stars, Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro, are hitting third and fourth, as the team opens the second half Friday night against the Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Here’s the lineup:

Coghlan LF
Alcantara 2B
Rizzo 1B
Castro SS
Valbuena 3B
Ruggiano CF
Sweeney RF
Castillo C
Jackson P

Jackson has not won since June 20, and he’s coming off a bad loss to the Braves in which he gave up nine runs over 3 2/3 innings. He is 2-4 with a 4.80 ERA in nine career games (eight starts) against Arizona.

7/18 Cubs vs D-Backs

Here are the pitching match-ups for the three-game series vs. the Diamondbacks at Chase Field in Phoenix:

Friday: RHP Edwin Jackson (5-10, 5.64) vs. RHP Trevor Cahill (1-6, 5.66)
Saturday: LHP Travis Wood (7-8, 4.96) vs. LHP Wade Miley (5-6, 4.18)
Sunday: RHP Jake Arrieta (5-1, 1.95) vs. RHP Josh Collmenter (7-5 3.80)

* Chris Coghlan has hit safely in 13 of his last 14 games dating to June 30. He is batting .420 (21-for-50) with eight doubles, three homers and 12 RBI in this stretch, walking seven times with seven strikeouts.

* Justin Ruggiano is batting .397 (25-for-63) with seven doubles, two homers and 12 RBI in his last 17 games since June 25.

* John Baker is batting .526 (10-for-19) with two doubles and six RBI in his last seven games since June 27.

* The Cubs’ bullpen enters the second half of the season with a 3.58 ERA (117 ER/294 IP), nearly a run lower than its 4.35 ERA in last season’s first half.

7/12 Braves 11, Cubs 6

* Edwin Jackson dropped his team-leading 10th loss Saturday, giving up a season-high nine earned runs on seven hits over 3 2/3 innings. He walked four and struck out three. He is 0-4 with a 5.44 ERA (26 ER/43 IP) in nine games (seven starts) against the Braves. Jackson gave up three home runs in the same start for the first time since Aug. 1, 2012, vs. the Phillies. He was pulled after throwing 74 pitches, the fewest he’s thrown since Sept. 28 last year vs. the Cardinals.

* Arismendy Alcantara was 2-for-5 and scored two runs. He led off the game with his first career extra-base hit at Wrigley Field, a double to left-center field. He has hit safely in his last three games, including two doubles and a triple, scoring four runs.

* Justin Ruggiano posted his third three-hit game of the month. Since returning from the disabled list on May 27, Ruggiano is hitting .319 (37-for-116) with 10 doubles, a triple, three homers, and 14 RBI.

7/12 Cubs lineup

Edwin Jackson was scheduled to start Saturday in the second game of the Cubs’ series against the Braves. Here is the lineup:

Alcantara CF
Ruggiano RF
Rizzo 1B
Castro SS
Castillo C
Coghlan LF
Olt 3B
Barney 2B
Jackson P

7/7 Cubs lineup

Edwin Jackson takes the mound Monday when the Cubs face the Reds in Cincinnati. Here’s the lineup:

Coghlan LF
Ruggiano RF
Rizzo 1b
Castro ss
Valbuena 3b
Castillo c
Schierholtz RF
Barney 2b
Jackson p

* The Cubs are 25-21 in their last 46 games starting May 17, the sixth-best winning percentage (.553) in the National League in that span.

* Cubs starting pitchers have recorded 46 quality starts, yet only have 21 individual wins from starters in those 46 games. They have 17 no-decisions in quality starts to go along with eight losses.

7/1 Cubs lineup

Justin Ruggiano gets the start in center, not Junior Lake, in the Cubs’ second game at Fenway Park against the Red Sox. Lake is 0-for-13 in his last four games, and struck out four times on Monday. Edwin Jackson will start, and hopes for a better July after a rough 2-3, 6.23 ERA in June. Here’s the lineup:

Coghlan LF
Sweeney DH
Rizzo 1B
Castro SS
Valbuena 3B
Castillo C
Schierholtz RF
Ruggiano CF
Barney 2B

E. Jackson P

6/25 Reds 4, Cubs 1

* Starlin Castro drove in his 45th run on Wednesday in the Cubs’ 4-1 loss to the Reds. That surpasses his entire RBI total for 2013 (44 RBIs in 161 games). Castro leads the Cubs in at-bats, hits, doubles and RBIs.

* Edwin Jackson took the loss Wednesday, and has not posted a quality start since May 17. He now has a 6.23 ERA in June, giving up 18 earned runs over 26 innings in five starts.

* James Russell has not given up an earned run in his last 18 relief appearances.

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