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Cubs vs. Reds at Mesa preview, Sunday 3/21, 3:05 CT

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The Cubs face a divisional rival at Sloan Park.

Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images

Here are today’s particulars.

Cubs lineup:

Sogard SS, Marisnick CF, Rizzo 1B, Bote 3B, Heyward RF, Hoerner 2B, Maybin LF, Higgins C, Mills P

Reds lineup:

Schrock 1B, Winker LF, Senzel CF, Stephenson C, Farmer SS, India 2B, Naquin RF, Holder 3B, Mahle P

Max Schrock was a Cub for three months this offseason on a waiver claim from the Cardinals. The Reds claimed him on waivers from the Cubs February 10.

Alec Mills will start for the Cubs this afternoon. Other Cubs pitchers today: Dillon Maples, Brandon Workman, Dan Winkler, Trevor Magill, Brendon Little, Tommy Nance and Michael Rucker.

Tyler Mahle will start for the Reds. Other Cincinnati pitchers today: Sal Romano, Sean Doolittle, Cionel Pérez, Brandon Finnegan, Edgar Garcia and Shane Carle.

Today’s game is on Marquee Sports Network. Here’s a list of providers currently carrying Marquee. It’s also on 670 The Score. Pat Hughes will call the game on Marquee and Zach Zaidman will have the call on the Score.

The game will be rebroadcast on MLB Network tonight at 10 p.m. CT.

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 Reds site Red Reporter. If you do go there to interact with Reds 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 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 photos and regular-season stats will return on Opening Day.

Discuss amongst yourselves.