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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs have announced a start time of approx 730 pm CT as the tarp has come off the field. Jake Arrieta will indeed get a chance to become baseball's first 10-game winner.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

First pitch for Dodgers-Cubs at Wrigley Field tonight to take place "approximately" at 7:30 p.m. local time (5:30 PST).

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

According to AccuWeather, rain in Chicago will stop right around the first pitch for Dodgers-Cubs at Wrigley Field (7:05 p.m. CST/5:05 p.m. PST). Puddles accumulated in both bullpens from heavy late-afternoon rain, and the tarp remains on the field, but no delay has been announced.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs/Dodgers should have a short delay at Wrigley Field as rain moves through the area. The tarp is still on the field with game time less than an hour away.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs confirm Neil Ramirez was claimed by the Milwaukee Brewers.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The tarp is on the field at Wrigley as rain is jeopardizing a Jake Arrieta start. It's dry right now but that could change soon.

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Arrieta setting sights on 10th win

Jake Arrieta has a chance to become the majors' first 10-game winner this season when he takes the mound against the Dodgers on Tuesday. Only three times before has a Cub pitcher done that in the modern era, per Elias. ESPN/WatchESPN at 8 p.m. ET

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Shades of 1907 for this year's Cubs?

If the Cubs beat the Dodgers on Tuesday, they'll be 36-14 through 50 games. The last time Chicago won at least 36 of its first 50 decisions was its World Series-winning 1907 season, per Elias Sports Bureau.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs CF Dexter Fowler is back in the lineup after missing Monday's game against the Dodgers with a heel injury. He'll lead off while Ben Zobrist who leads the league in OBP bats 5th. Jake Arrieta seeks his 10th win but rain is in the forecast for Chicago.

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AL Central sure looks different

The White Sox have lost 15 of their last 19 games since May 9. As a result, their six-game lead in the division is now a two-game deficit.

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Plenty to like about James Shields

Shields is reportedly drawing trade interest from teams, including the Chicago White Sox. The right-hander is in the midst of a strong season, ranking highly in several pitching categories.

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White will get fair share of TDs

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