Pre-Gamin': White Sox v. Cubs (6:15 CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

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Pre-Gamin’: White Sox v. Cubs (6:15 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Chicago Cubs

Tonight’s game probably won’t have the same deeply moving story lines as yesterday’s, but it’s still Cubs/Sox, and it’s a national game on Fox. Ryan Dempster is still shooting for his first start of the year.

Randy Wells is going to join the team for tonight’s game, and he’s presumably taking Kerry Wood’s roster spot. Wells will probably pitch out of the bullpen in what could be the start of a permanent conversion to relieving.

But none of that is interesting. KOYIE HILL IS BACK AND IS STARTING AT CATCHER. Seriously. That is actually happening.

Game Info

White Sox (19-21) at Chicago Cubs (15-24), 6:15pm CT on FOX.

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

John Danks (2-4, 6.46 ERA, 4.18 BB/9)


Ryan Dempster (0-1, 1.74 ERA, 2.4 BB/9)

Chicago White Sox Lineup

1. Alejandro De Aza, CF

2. Gordon Beckham, 2B

3. Adam Dunn, 1B

4. Dayan Viciedo, LF

5. A.J. StupidButt, C

6. Alex Rios, RF

7. Alexei Ramirez, SS

8. Eduardo Escobar, 3B

9. John Danks, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. Reed Johnson, CF

2. Darwin Barney, 2B

3. Starlin Castro, SS

4. Bryan LaHair, 1B

5. Alfonso Soriano, LF

6. Jeff Baker, RF

7. Joe Mather, 3B

8. Koyie Hill, C (This is not a joke.)

9. Ryan Dempster, P

Author: Brett Taylor

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