Preview: Cubs look to sweep Reds on CSN

Preview: Cubs look to sweep Reds on CSN

The Cubs take on the Cincinnati Reds today, and you can catch all the action on CSN and live streaming on CSNChicago.com and the NBC Sports App.

Coverage begins with Cubs Pregame Live at 11:30 a.m. Then catch first pitch with Len Kasper and Jim Deshaies. Be sure to stick around after the final out to get analysis and player reaction on Cubs Postgame Live.

Today’s starting pitching matchup: John Lackey (1-2, 4.00 ERA) vs. Bronson Arroyo (1-2, 8.40 ERA)

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CubsTalk Podcast: Addison Russell on his potential and bat flips; Rizzo talks PEDs

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CubsTalk Podcast: Addison Russell on his potential and bat flips; Rizzo talks PEDs

Addison Russell joins the CubsTalk Podcast to talk about his offensive potential, how the league has shifted to hitting the ball in the air and bat flips' place in the game.

Anthony Rizzo also sounds off to the Chicago media on PEDs while Tony Andracki and Scott Changnon break down how Starling Marte's 80-game suspension will impact the NL Central.

Plus, Tony and Scott discuss the sense of panic that surrounded the reigning champs after a four-game losing streak and how one win can change the mood of the fanbase in an instant.

Listen to the entire CubsTalk Podcast here:

Preview: Cubs look to bounce back vs. Pirates on CSN

Preview: Cubs look to bounce back vs. Pirates on CSN

The Cubs take on the Pittsburgh Pirates today, and you can catch all the action on CSN and live streaming on CSNChicago.com and the NBC Sports App.

Coverage begins with Cubs Pregame Live at 12:30 p.m. Then catch first pitch with Len Kasper and Jim Deshaies. Be sure to stick around after the final out to get analysis and player reaction on Cubs Postgame Live.

Today’s starting pitching matchup: Tyler Glasnow (0-1, 27.00 ERA) vs. Jake Arrieta (2-0, 2.08 ERA)

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