Mar 3, 2014; Goodyear, AZ, USA; Cincinnati Reds second basemanBrandon Phillips
(4) and first basemanJoey Votto
(19) score runs against the Seattle Mariners in the third inning at Goodyear Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Coming off a day of split-squad games the club split, the Chicago Cubs (3-6) will take on the Cincinnati Reds (4-7) this afternoon at Goodyear Ballpark. First pitch is slated for 2:05 p.m. CST.
Right-hander Jason Hammel, formerly a member of the Baltimore Orioles, will make his Chicago Cubs debut this afternoon, as he takes the start for Chicago. He will be opposed by right-hander Alfredo Simon for the Reds.
As in recent days, there will be a free audio stream broadcast over at mlb.com for those interested.
Here are today’s starting lineups.
First, for your Chicago Cubs:
And for the Cincinnati Reds: