Kamil Krzaczynski - USA Today Sports
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Chicago Cubs lineup vs. Royals: Nico Hoerner returns, Justin Steele to pitch

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs are set to take on the Kansas City Royals in a spring game on Sunday at 3:05 pm CT at Sloan Park in Mesa, Arizona.

Cubs fans will be pleased to know that second baseman Nico Hoerner will be making his return to the lineup after being sidelined with a biceps injury.

In addition, lefty Justin Steele will be on the mound for the Cubs, hoping to help his team secure a victory with only four days until Opening Day.

Game time: The Chicago Cubs (15-12) will battle the Kansas City Royals (19-11) at 3:05 p.m. CT at Sloan Park in Mesa, AZ.

TV information: Marquee Sports Network

Cubs lineup:

1. Nico Hoerner 2B

2. Dansby Swanson SS

3. Ian Happ LF

4. Patrick Wisdom 3B

5. Trey Mancini DH

6. Cody Bellinger CF

7. Eric Hosmer 1B

8. Christopher Morel RF

9. Tucker Barnhart C

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have lefty Justin Steele (0-1, 4.70 ERA) on the mound against lefty Ryan Yarbrough (0-0, 2.25 ERA).

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