Here are today’s particulars.
Frazier LF, Heyward CF, Villar 3B, Gomes C, Hoerner SS, Rivas 1B, Hermosillo RF, Vargas 2B, Canario DH
India 2B, Naquin RF, Moustakas 3B, Farmer SS, Fraley CF, Aquino DH, Schrock 1B, Garcia C, Akiyama LF
Marcus Stroman will start for the Cubs. Cubs relievers: Adrian Sampson, Stephen Gonsalves, Jonathan Holder, Ethan Roberts and Eric Yardley.
Tyler Mahle will start for the Reds. Other Reds pitchers for this game: Tony Santillan, Joel Kuhnel, Daniel Duarte, Alexis Diaz and Dauri Moreta.
Also of interest (time listed is ET):
Today’s game is on Marquee Sports Network. Here’s a list of providers currently carrying Marquee. The game will be carried on MLB Network outside the Cubs market territory. There’s also an audio broadcast with the Reds radio announcers. In the Cincinnati area you can hear it over the air at WLW 700.
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 8 p.m. CT and 9:30 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.