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Cubs Vs. Mariners Preview: Travis Wood Hoping To Improve Against Seattle

The Chicago Cubs (7-11) send SP Travis Wood to the mound, hoping the young lefty can improve against the Seattle Mariners (11-6).

Wood has played in two games so far this Spring Training, giving up 1 run in his first outing, but allowing 5 ER in his second game -- in which he lasted only 1 out. Wood came to the Cubs in the RP Sean Marshall trade last December. The 25-year-old is among several pitchers vying for a position at the bottom of the team's rotation.

Here is a look at today's lineups courtesy of

RF David DeJesus
2B Darwin Barney (back from his strained left side)
SS Starlin Castro
LF Alfonso Soriano
3B Jeff Baker
CF Marlon Byrd
DH Reed Johnson
1B Joe Mather
C Welington Castillo

Game Time: 3:05 p.m. CDT

Location: Peoria Stadium, Peoria, AZ

Broadcast: radio via

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