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Thr Cubs go for their first series win in Philadelphia at Citizens Bank Park, ever. Chris Volstad takes the mound without a victory in his last 15 starts, sounds like a perfect night for a win. Here is how the Cubs line up.
1. DeJesus – RF
2. Campana – CF
3. Castro – SS
4. LaHair – 1B
5. Soriano – LF
6. Stewart – 3B
7. DeWitt – 2B
8. Soto – C
9. Volstad – P
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