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Cubs vs. Indians at Mesa Preview, Friday 3/24, 3:05 CT

The Cubs return to Sloan Park for the first time since Sunday.

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SCOTTSDALE, Arizona -- Nice try, Indians Twitter. Nice try:

At the very least, we'll see more of the teams' regulars than we did the last time these two teams met, four weeks ago. (They'll meet again Monday night in Goodyear.)

Here are today's particulars.

Cubs lineup:

La Stella 3B, Almora CF, Rizzo 1B, Montero C, Heyward RF, Happ 2B, Kawasaki SS, Lackey P, Jay LF

Indians lineup:

Perez DH, Jackson CF, Ramirez 2B, Chisenhall RF, Gomes C, Guyer LF, Colabello 1B, Diaz 3B, Urshela SS

That's former Cub Austin Jackson in center field for Cleveland today.

John Lackey will start for the Cubs. Others on the Cubs schedule today: Jhondaniel MedinaWilliams Perez, Felix Pena and Jose Rosario.

Carlos Carrasco gets the call for the Indians. Others on Cleveland's pitcher list: Kyle Crockett, Shawn Armstrong, Hoby Milner and Nick Goody.

Today’s game is on with Len Kasper and Mick Gillispie. No TV today. Gameday

Here is the complete Mediacenter for today.

Please visit our SB Nation Indians site Let’s Go Tribe. If you do go there to interact with Indians fans, please be respectful, abide by their individual site rules and serve as a good representation of Cub fans in general and BCB in particular.

Please note that during spring training, Gameday doesn't usually go pitch-by-pitch as it does during the regular season -- usually, it will update after each at-bat.

For spring-training games, we'll have a first-pitch thread at five minutes to game time and one overflow thread, 90 minutes after game time (because I know how you all like overflow threads!). For today, that will be 3 p.m. CT and 4:30 p.m. CT.

These threads will not post individually onto the front page; instead, you can find links to them in the box marked "Chicago Cubs Game Threads" at the bottom of the front page. There will also be a StoryStream on the front page with all the game thread links, as well as the recap after the game is over. The pitcher boxes and regular-season stats will return on Opening Night.

Discuss amongst yourselves.