Results tagged ‘ Texas Rangers ’

March 22, 2012 – Cubs Lineup vs Rangers

Cubs face the Rangers today…… again.  Matt Garza takes the ball today, hoping to get a good 5-6 innings of work in.  The game can be listened to or watched live on Cubs.com.  This is an exclusive broadcast, and I believe it is free, if it isn’t you can blame me for lying to you.  Here’s how the Cubs lineup today.  Go Cubs!

SS Barney
2B DeWitt
LF Soriano
1B LaHair
C Soto
3B Stewart
CF Mather
DH Clevenger
RF Sappelt

Thanks for reading,
- George Cotugno

Cubs Falter Late in Both Games, Get a Marmol Injury Scare

The Cubs played well for the majority of both games today but ended up tied in one, and lost the other.  The Cubs held a solid lead all day against the A’s, but a three run ninth inning by the A’s forced the game to extra’s and that’s where it ended tied at five.  In the other game, Ryan Dempster turned in the longest outing by a Cubs pitcher all Spring going 6 strong innings, however the Cubs couldn’t break thru against Rangers pitching and dropped a well-played ball game 6-2.  The other interesting, or, concerning news for Cubs fans was that Carlos Marmol had to leave the game against the Rangers after a visit from the trainer, more on that later.

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March 20, 2012 – Cubs Split-Squad Lineups

Ryan Dempster starts against the Rangers, and Rodrigo Lopez starts against the A’s.  Ian Stewart is back in the lineup after being slowed by a slow right quad and some linering issues.

Vs. Rangers in Mesa

RF DeJesus
CF Byrd
SS Castro
2B Baker
C Soto
3B DeWitt
LF Johnson
1B Rizzo
P Dempster

Vs. Athletics in Phoenix

LF Campana
2B Barney
3B Stewart
DH Mather
1B LaHair
C Clevenger
RF Sappelt
CF Jackson
SS Amezaga

Thanks for reading,
George Cotugno

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