Wednesday’s finale of the three-game series between the Cubs and Rockies was postponed due to rain.
The game was rescheduled for Monday, June 27 at 1:20pm CDT.
Updated – 2:43pm CDT – With Rotation Information
With Wednesday’s rainout, the Cubs finished the eight-game homestand with a disappointing 3-5 record after winning the first two of the Padres’ series.
The Cubs begin a seven-game West Coast trip Thursday night in Arizona. Q’s squad plays four against the D’Backs in Phoenix and completes the trip with three in L.A. against the Dodgers.
Casey Coleman’s start has been pushed to Sunday. Ryan Dempster, Carlos Zambrano and Matt Garza will stay on normal rest and pitch the first three games of the D’Backs series.
According to Bruce Miles, the Cubs will discuss the fifth starter’s spot during the Arizona part of the trip. The fifth spot comes up Monday for the opener against the Dodgers.
During an interview on the Score Wednesday morning, Gordon Wittenmyer mentioned the Cubs could call-up Jay Jackson from Triple-A Iowa to fill the fifth starter’s spot. The Cubs were expected to make the decision this weekend according to Wittenmyer.
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