Pregame Notes: Split-squad Chicago Cubs teams in action on Sunday


Feb 19, 2014; Mesa, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood (37) throws during a workout at Cubs Park. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Cubs (8-9) will split the roster up this afternoon for two Cactus League matchups – one against the split-squad New York Mets and the other against the split-squad Cleveland Indians. First pitch for both contests is slated for 3:05 p.m. CT.

Left-hander Travis Wood (0-1, 7.94 ERA) will face the Tribe Sunday and another Chicago southpaw, Chris Rusin (1-2, 8.22 ERA), will take on New York.

The Indians contest will be broadcast on CSN, as well as via an audio stream on

Here are today’s lineups  – first for the Mets-Cubs matchup.

And for the Indians-Cubs game, which, as mentioned, will be broadcast on CSN Chicago.