News about one of the last two Cubs who hadn’t reported to camp:
LHP Brailyn Márquez has reported to #Cubs camp. He was delayed after testing positive for COVID and was symptomatic.— Meghan Montemurro (@M_Montemurro) March 21, 2022
Márquez, who is vaccinated, says he's feeling good.
That leaves Harold Ramirez as the only rostered player not in camp.
Here are today’s particulars.
Madrigal 2B, Contreras C, Heyward CF, Wisdom 3B, Rivas 1B, Hermosillo LF, Davis RF, Crook DH, Alcántara SS
Naquin RF, Moustakas 3B, Akiyama CF, Fraley LF, Moran 1B, Bauers DH, Lopez 2B, Knapp C, Hernandez SS
Keegan Thompson will start for the Cubs today. Cubs relievers today: Cory Abbott, Stephen Gonsalves, Jonathan Holder, Locke St. John and Eric Yardley.
Graham Ashcraft will start for the Reds. Other Reds pitchers: Philip Diehl, Hunter Greene, Ryan Hendrix, Reiver Sanmartin and Art Warren.
Today’s game is on Marquee Sports Network. Here’s a list of providers currently carrying Marquee.
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.
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As we have done in the past, we’ll have a first-pitch thread at five minutes to game time and one overflow thread, 90 minutes after game time. For today, that will be 3 p.m. CT and 4:30 p.m. CT. There will be only one set of threads for both games today since they start at the same time.
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.