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Thursday's lineup: Cubs vs. Pirates

April, 4, 2013
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Rogers By Jesse Rogers
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Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum is going back to his Opening Day lineup on Thursday --with one exception -- in the rubber game between his team and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Catcher Dioner Navarro replaces Welington Castillo making his Cubs debut.

Right-hander James McDonald will face the following:

David DeJesus, CF
Starlin Castro, SS
Anthony Rizzo, 1b
Alfonso Soriano, LF
Nate Schierholtz, Rf
Dioner Navarro, C
Luis Valbuena, 3b
Brent Lillibridge, 2b
Travis Wood, P

Expect LaHair to start movin' on up

April, 19, 2012
4/19/12
1:18
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Padilla By Doug Padilla
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MIAMI -- A case of cold feet Thursday prevented manager Dale Sveum from moving Bryan LaHair up in the lineup.

Although after the way he has been hitting, including his output in Thursday's game, the Cubs could be getting a new cleanup hitter soon.

Sveum said after Wednesday's defeat that he had a lineup change in mind. With Alfonso Soriano turning into a singles hitter this season, the logical assumption was that LaHair might find his way into a more high-profile spot other than the six hole he's been operating out of most of the season.

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Bryan LaHair is one of several Cubs left-handed hitters in the lineup Thursday to face the Cincinnati Reds' Homer Bailey.

Starlin Castro, SS
Darwin Barney, 2B
Aramis Ramirez, 3B
Carlos Pena, 1B
Lahair, LF
Marlon Byrd, CF
Tyler Colvin, RF
Koyie Hill, C
Randy Wells, P

Tuesday's lineup: Veterans face Reds

September, 6, 2011
9/06/11
3:40
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By ESPNChicago.com
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The Chicago Cubs called up pitcher John Gaub, infielder DJ LeMahieu and outfielder Lou Montañez from Triple-A Iowa, but none of them is in the lineup Tuesday. Here is the order facing the Cincinnati Reds' Mike Leake:

Starlin Castro, SS
Darwin Barney, 2B
Aramis Ramirez, 3B
Carlos Pena, 1B
Alfonso Soriano, LF
Marlon Byrd, CF
Tyler Colvin, RF
Geovany Soto, C
Rodrigo Lopez, P

Cubs lineup for Monday vs. Rockies

April, 25, 2011
4/25/11
3:33
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Levine By Bruce Levine
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The Cubs open a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies on Monday at Wrigley Field. Colorado leads the West and Esmil Rogers is pitching.

Here's the Cubs' lineup:
Kosuke Fukudome
Darwin Barney
Starlin Castro
Jeff Baker
Carlos Pena
Marlon Byrd
Alfonso Soriano
Geovany Soto
Matt Garza

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Jake Arrieta
WINS ERA SO IP
10 2.53 167 156
OTHER LEADERS
BAS. Castro .292
HRA. Rizzo 32
RBIA. Rizzo 78
RA. Rizzo 89
OPSA. Rizzo .913
ERAT. Wood 5.03
SOJ. Arrieta 167