Here's who Dale Sveum will trot out against Randall Delgado and the Atlanta Braves Tuesday night:
RF David DeJesus
CF Tony Campana
SS Starlin Castro
1B Bryan LaHair
LF Alfonso Soriano
3B Ian Stewart
C Geovany Soto
2B Adrian Cardenas
SP Ryan Dempter
Cardenas will make his first start in the major leagues.
Gordon Wittenmyer, Scott King and Nick Shepkowski join Kap on a Thursday edition of STL.
0:00 - MLB teams continue their preparations for the 2020 season. So, is there hope that the league has finally gotten past its testing issues?
4:00 - A hospital in Edmonton had to close its doors because of a COVID-19 outbreak. That city is expected to host one of the NHL’s bubbles. Should the league be concerned?
8:30 - Yahoo! Sports columnist Dan Wetzel joins Kap. Will we have major college football in the fall? And will the NFL be able to play through the pandemic?
19:30 - The panel weighs in on the possibility of major college football this fall.
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Anthony Rizzo sat out of in the Cubs’ intrasquad scrimmage Thursday, after missing the two previous days of team workouts with lower back tightness.
“I spoke to him yesterday and he felt much better,” Cubs manager David Ross said, “so he’s moving the right direction.”
David Bote filled in for Rizzo at first base. Rizzo remains day-to-day. The first baseman has a history of back injury, and Ross said the Cubs are taking a cautious approach to Rizzo's health during Summer Camp.
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But he was still a presence in Thursday's intrasquad game. Rizzo, in uniform, spent the first few innings of the scrimmage next to the on-deck circle. He chatted with several players, including Ian Happ and Javy Baez, before they headed to the batter’s box. Rizzo then moved to the left field bleachers, bat in hand.
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