3/24 Cubs lineup

The Cubs play their first night game at Cubs Park on Monday night against the Padres. First pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m., and the game will be broadcast on WGN Radio. Carlos Villanueva, who could be used as the fifth starter in the first few weeks of the season, gets the start. Here’s the lineup:

Bonifacio 2B
Murphy SS
Rizzo 1B
Ruggiano LF
Schierholtz RF
Castillo C
Sweeney CF
Roberts 3B
Villanueva P

* In Minor League action today, the Cubs’ Triple-A and Double-A teams will play the Indians at the team’s complex in Mesa, and the Class A kids will travel to Goodyear. Games start at 1 p.m. AZ time.

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ESPN Classic broadcast a Cubs/Padres playoff contest from 1984 this afternoon. I stumbled upon the game accidently. Was good to see some of my favorite personalities, including Gary “Sarge” Matthews.

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