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Cubs vs. Giants at Scottsdale preview, Wednesday 3/10, 2:05 CT

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The Cubs begin a two-game “road trip” to Scottsdale.

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Here are today’s particulars.

Cubs lineup:

Sogard 2B, Heyward RF, Baez SS, Rizzo 1B, Maybin LF, Ortega CF, Duffy 3B, Gushue DH, Higgins C

Giants lineup:

La Stella 1B, Yastrzemski RF, Solano 2B, Flores 3B, Posey C, Longoria DH, Crawford SS, Wade LF, Davis CF

It’s a Tommy La Stella sighting!

Alec Mills will start for the Cubs this afternoon. Other Cubs pitchers today: Brandon Workman, Andrew Chafin, Dan Winkler, Manuel Rodriguez, Gray Fenter, Robert Stock and Juan Gámez.

Nick Tropeano will start for the Giants. Other San Francisco pitchers today: Jake McGee, Wandy Peralta, Jarlin Garcia, Dominic Leone, Sam Wolff, Camilo Doval and Sean Hjelle.

Today’s game is a MLB.com webcast with the Giants announcers. No TV today.

MLB.com Gameday

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.

Here is the complete MLB.com Mediacenter for today.

Please visit our SB Nation Giants site McCovey Chronicles. If you do go there to interact with Giants 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.

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 2 p.m. CT and 3:30 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 photos and regular-season stats will return on Opening Day.

Discuss amongst yourselves.