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St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs - Game 85 open thread - July 8, 2015

Michael Wacha vs. Jason Hammel

Caylor Arnold-USA TODAY Sports

The first-place St. Louis Cardinals (54-30) hold a 7.5-game lead in the National League Central standings over the Chicago Cubs (46-37) after losing two of the first three games in the teams' four-game series at Wrigley Field. Can they salvage a split in the series finale tonight?

Today's Lineups

Tommy Pham - CF Dexter Fowler - CF
Matt Carpenter - 2B Anthony Rizzo - 1B
Jhonny Peralta - SS Kris Bryant - 3B
Jason Heyward - RF Jorge Soler - RF
Yadier Molina - C Starlin Castro - SS
Mark Reynolds - 3B Miguel Montero - C
Randal Grichuk - LF Chris Coghlan - LF
Dan Johnson - 1B Jason Hammel - RHP
Michael Wacha - RHP Addison Russell - 2B