Pre-Gamin': Cubs at Padres (7:40 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Padres (7:40 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Cubs

The Cubs are back at Peoria Stadium, only this time to face the Padres (they faced the Mariners here on Monday), as Tyler Chatwood takes the bump for his second start of the spring.

Still looking to solidify his lead on the fifth starting spot in the rotation, Chatwood will look to build on a strong first outing (1.0 IP, 1H … nothing else), and probably stay in a bit longer this time around (2-3 innings max would be my guess). He’ll face another legitimate big league lineup against the Padres, but hey, if he wants to earn this job back, he’ll have to prove it on the field.

On offense, we’re back to the Kris Bryant-led lineup once again, and hey … I’m starting to get used to seeing him up top. Let’s hope the Cubs do more against Zach Davies (now a Padre) in the spring than they did against him the last few seasons in Milwaukee (.249/.304/.407, 3.61 ERA over 107.1 IP).

Go Cubs.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (3-3) at San Diego Padres (4-1) – Friday, February 28th at 7:40 CT on Marquee Sports Network (if you get it!), 670 The Score

Starting Pitchers

Padres: Zach Davies (R)

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Cubs: Tyler Chatwood (R)

Chicago Cubs:

  1. Kris Bryant, 3B
  2. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
  3. Javy Baez, SS
  4. Jason Heyward, RF
  5. Willson Contreras, C
  6. Jason Kipnis, 2B
  7. Albert Almora Jr., CF
  8. Daniel Descalso, DH
  9. Ian Miller, LF

San Diego Padres:

  1. Fernando Tatis Jr., SS
  2. Trent Grisham, CF
  3. Manny Machado, 3B
  4. Eric Hosmer, 1B
  5. Josh Naylor, LF
  6. Wil Myers, RF
  7. Jurickson Profar, 2B
  8. Francisco Mejia, DH
  9. Luis Torrens, C


Author: Michael Cerami

Michael Cerami covers the Chicago Cubs, Bears, and Bulls at Bleacher Nation. You can find him on Twitter @Michael_Cerami