Mark Rebilas - USA Today Sports
Mark Rebilas - USA Today Sports

Cubs lineup vs. Royals, Baez at cleanup


by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (7-5) will face off against the Kansas City Royals (7-4) on Wednesday at 2:05 p.m. CT at Sloan Park in Mesa, Arizona.

The game can be streamed live on the radio on MLB.com. No TV today.

Cubs lineup vs. Royals

Albert Almora CF

David Bote 3B

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Javier Baez SS

Victor Caratini C

Daniel Descalso 2B

Johnny Field LF

Evan Marzilli RF

Ian Rice DH

Veteran Jose Quintana (1-0, 0.00 ERA) will be on the mound for the Cubs against righty Heath Fillmyer (0-0, 6.35 ERA).

The Cubs relievers scheduled to pitch include Pedro Strop, Steve Cishek, Brad Brach, Tyler Chatwood and Mike Zagurski. This will be the first appearances by veterans Pedro Strop and Steve Cishek if they make it into the game today.

Royals lineup vs. Cubs

Flores 2B

Owings SS

Dozier 3B

Soler RF

Schwindel 1B

Starling DH

Bonifacio LF

Viloria C

Hamilton CF

Other Royals pitched scheduled to pitch today include Michael Ynoa, Conner Greene, Josh Staumont, Drew Storen, Andres Machado and Jake Newberry.

One interesting historical Cubs note to share is that Andre "Hawk" Dawson signed with the Cubs 32 years ago today.

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