turner fieldThe Cubs head down to Atlanta to take on the Braves, and we’ll get our first regular season look at Scott Feldman. He had an exceedingly rough Spring, though he was always the first to caution that the results really weren’t reflective of how he felt he was throwing. We’ll see tonight. I still like Feldman’s upside.

We’ll get to see the massive platoon lineup again tonight, as the Cubs face lefty Mike Minor. It didn’t work last time, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a good long-term idea, given the roster.

For those of you who don’t have CSN+ or MLB.tv, you can catch tonight’s game on MLB Network.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (2-1) at Atlanta Braves (2-1), 6:30 CT on CSN+, MLBN.

Game Thread and Series Preview

The Game Thread lives here. You should participate in the madness. And, of course, for those who aren’t into message board-style game threads, please feel free to use the comments on this post for your in-game commentary/outbursts.



The Series Preview for this series lives here.

Starting Pitchers

Scott Feldman (0-0, -.– ERA)

versus

Mike Minor (0-0, -.– ERA)

Atlanta Braves Lineup

1. Andrelton Simmons, SS

2. Jason Heyward, RF

3. Justin Upton, LF

4. Freddie Freeman, 1B

5. B.J. Upton, CF

6. Dan Uggla, 2B

7. Juan Francisco, 3B

8. Evan Gattis, C

9. Mike Minor, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Dave Sappelt, CF

2. Starlin Castro, SS

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Alfonso Soriano, LF

5. Scott Hairston, RF

6. Welington Castillo, C

7. Brent Lillibridge, 3B

8. Alberto Gonzalez, 2B

9. Scott Feldman, P




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