What the Chicago Cubs lineup looked like when Aaron Rodgers made his first NFL Start
Starting Pitcher: Sean Marshall
The 6'7 lefty Sean Marshall was on the mound for the Cubs on September 7th, and he threw 6 innings of one-run ball while striking out 3 men. Primarily used as a reliever in 2008, Marshall had a 3.86 ERA with the Cubs in 2008 and set down 58 batters via strikeout in 65 innings. The big man spent six seasons with the Cubs before getting traded to the Reds in 2011. Travis Wood came to Chicago in that deal. Marshall now works as a pre and post-game analyst for the Cubs' Marquee Network.
Closer: Kerry Wood
Legendary Cub Kerry Wood was still with the team in 2008, and he transitioned into the team's closer after more than a decade on the North Side. He had a 3.26 ERA in 66 innings with 34 saves on 40 attempts with 84 strikeouts. He made the All-Star team that year as a reliever and looked to sign a multi-year deal with the team when he reached free agency. Cubs general manager Jim Hendry did not want to resign him after acquiring closer Kevin Gregg from the Marlins however. After spending the next two years with the Yankees and Indians, Wood returned to Chicago on a one-year deal in 2010, reportedly turning down several multi-year contracts so he could come back to the Cubs.