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Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Rangers, Cubs v. A’s – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.


The Cubs are headed to Las Vegas – well, half the Cubs – to take on the Texas Rangers. St. Patty’s Day, March Madness, Las Vegas. Nice combo for those guys. Keep it together, boys.


The other half of the Cubs will be heading out to take on the Oakland Athletics. Both games are at 3:05 CT, and the former game will be televised (eventually – tape delay) on MLBN, and will be available on MLB.TV. The latter game will be on WGN Radio.

Paul Maholm gets the start against the A’s, and Jeff Samardzija will start against the Rangers in Vegas.

The lineup against the Rangers:

1. Reed Johnson, RF

2. Blake DeWitt, 3B

3. Alfonso Soriano, LF

4. Joe Mather, CF

5. Bryan LaHair, 1B

6. Welingon Castillo, C

7. Junior Lake, SS

8. Adrian Cardenas, 2B

9. Jeff Samardzija, P

The lineup against the A’s:

1. David DeJesus, RF

2. Marlon Byrd, DH

3. Starlin Castro, SS

4. Geovany Soto, C

5. Jeff Baker, 2B

6. Brett Jackson, CF

7. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

8. Josh Vitters, 3B

9. Matt Szczur, LF


Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.