Cubs game versus Mets postponed due to inclement weather at Wrigley Field

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Cubs game versus Mets postponed due to inclement weather originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

The Cubs' game vs. the New York Mets Friday has been postponed due to inclement weather in Chicagoland.

The makeup game is scheduled for Saturday at 7:05 p.m. CT as the second game of a split doubleheader, following the originally scheduled 1:20 p.m. game.

Marcus Stroman, Friday's probable starter, will pitch Game 1 Saturday against his former team. Drew Smyly, Saturday's original probable starter, is scheduled take the mound in Game 2.

On Thursday, the Cubs dropped the first game of the four-game series vs. the Mets 8-0.

Despite Seiya Suzuki and Nico Hoerner each recording two hits, and the team recording eight total, the Cubs were shut out by the NL East leaders.

Keegan Thompson had a rough four-inning outing. He gave up eight hits and five runs while also walking five batters and striking out just one. His record this season sits at 7-4 while posting an ERA of 3.43.

The Cubs are tied for last in the NL Central with the same record as the Cincinnati Reds.

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