Pre-Gamin’: Red Sox at Cubs (2:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

I was frustrated by the late lineup for the Cubs today … and then very happy to see why: Kyle Hendricks, today’s Cubs starting pitcher, got a contract extension. There was other stuff going on. Understandable.

In any case, today is the Cubs final Spring Training game of the year. We’ve made it. The Cubs will have an off-day tomorrow and kick of the 2019 season against the Rangers this Thursday! Woo!

But they still have to play today’s game and Kyle Hendricks is on the mound against the Reds Sox, getting in his final tuneup before another big year. After he pitches, you can expect to see Tim Collins (recently signed by the Cubs), Carl Edwards Jr., and Brandon Kintzler, per Mark Gonzales.

Also worth noting, this Spring was a huge success, ticket-wise, for the Chicago Cubs:

Go Cubs.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (18-13) vs. Boston Red Sox (12-16) – Tuesday, March 26th at 2:05 CT on MLB.TV (Red Sox broadcast), audio on MLB.com

Starting Pitchers

Red Sox: David Price (L)

versus

Cubs: Kyle Hendricks (R)

Chicago Cubs Lineup:

  1. Albert Almora Jr., CF
  2. Ben Zobrist, RF
  3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
  4. Javy Baez, SS
  5. Willson Contreras, C
  6. David Bote, 3B
  7. Daniel Descalso, 2B
  8. Kyle Schwarber, DH
  9. Mark Zagunis, LF

Boston Red Sox Lineup:

  1. Andrew Benintendi, DH
  2. Mookie Betts, RF
  3. Rafael Devers, 3B
  4. J.D. Martinez, LF
  5. Xander Bogaerts, SS
  6. Mitch Moreland, 1B
  7. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
  8. Jackie Bradley Jr., CF
  9. Blake Swihart, C

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Michael Cerami began covering the Chicago Cubs for Bleacher Nation as a part-time contributor in 2015. One year later, he joined Bleacher Nation full-time, covering the Chicago Cubs and Major League Baseball. Today, Michael runs Bleacher Nation, contributing as a writer (Cubs, MLB) and an editor for all sections of the site, including the Chicago Bears, Bulls, and Blackhawks, as well as MLB, NBA, NHL, and NFL. In 2019, Michael was the co-host of NBC Sports Chicago's Cubs Post-Game Show Outside the Ivy. You can find him on Twitter/X @Michael_Cerami

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