Chicago Cubs lineup vs. Diamondbacks: Jake Arrieta to pitch, Anthony Rizzo at leadoff


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It's Jake Arrieta day! (Allan Henry - USA Today Sports)
It's Jake Arrieta day! (Allan Henry - USA Today Sports)

The Chicago Cubs have started the spring schedule with a 3-1-1 record.

Game time: The Northsiders (4-1-1) will battle the Arizona Diamondbacks (3-4) on Sunday (2:05 p.m. CT) at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale, AZ.

TV information: The game will be televised on Fox Sports Arizona.

Here is the announced lineup for the Cubs:

Anthony Rizzo 1B (aka greatest lead-off hitter of all-time)

Willson Contreras C

Kris Bryant 3B

Javier Baez SS

Jason Heyward RF

Nico Hoerner 2B

Nick Martini LF

Rafael Ortega CF

Miguel Amaya DH

Pitching matchup: Veteran righty Jake Arrieta (0-0, 0.00 ERA) will get his first start of the spring against righty Merrill Kelly (0-1, 9.00 ERA).

D-backs announced their lineup:

Josh Rojas LF

Ketel Marte SS

Eduardo Escobar DH

Christian Walker 1B

Asdrubal Cabrera 3B

Stephen Vogt C

Josh VanMeter 2B

Trayce Thompson CF

Stuart Fairchild RF

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