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Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Diamondbacks (8:40 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread


chase fieldThe Cactus League is over for the Cubs, but, in what is becoming an annual rite, the team will play a couple exhibition games at Chase Field against the Diamondbacks as a final tuneup for the season.


Tonight’s game is the real final tuneup for the Cubs’ regulars, who will head north before the night game against the Diamondbacks tomorrow. It’s also the final game before the roster will be entirely finalized. Edwin Jackson gets the start, but he’ll be in the bullpen when the season begins.

Best of all, it looks like tonight’s game is free for everyone on


  1. Dexter Fowler, CF
  2. Jorge Soler, RF
  3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
  4. Starlin Castro, SS
  5. Tommy La Stella, 2B
  6. Arismendy Alcantara, 3B
  7. David Ross, C
  8. Edwin Jackson, P
  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 and @Brett_A_Taylor.