Chicago Cubs: Edwin Maysonet
March, 18, 2013
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com
PEORIA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum revealed that his starting lineup for Tuesday’s contest against the Texas Rangers at Hohokam Park will most likely be his opening day lineup for the regular season.
Jesse Rogers/ESPNChicago.comDale Sveum posted Tuesday's Cubs lineup, which is expected to be the same on opening day.
David DeJesus will lead off and play centerfield, followed by Starlin Castro at shortstop. Anthony Rizzo bats third and plays first base while Alfonso Soriano will bat cleanup and play left field. Newcomer Nate Schierholtz bats fifth in right field followed by Welington Castillo at catcher. Luis Valbuena starts at third base and bats seventh followed by Darwin Barney at second base.
Jeff Samardzija will pitch on opening day against the Pittsburgh Pirates, but it's Chris Rusin's turn on Tuesday against the Rangers.
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