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Nationals Vs. Cubs: Lineups, TV Schedule, Game Time And More For Saturday's Game

The Chicago Cubs lost their home opener to the Washington Nationals on Thursday, but after a day off on Friday they get a chance to even their record in the second game of the series. The Nationals will use the same lineup as they did on opening day, while the Cubs have inserted Reed Johnson in right field in place of David DeJesus to face lefty pitcher Gio Gonzalez.

First pitch is set for 12:05 p.m. CT, and here is a look at the lineups and TV schedule for the game:

Cubs Lineup:

  1. Reed Johnson, RF
  2. Joe Mather, 3B
  3. Starlin Castro, SS
  4. Alfonso Soriano, LF
  5. Jeff Baker 1B,
  6. Geovany Soto, C
  7. Marlon Byrd, CF
  8. Darwin Barney, 2B
  9. Matt Garza, P


    1. Ian Desmond, SS
    2. Danny Espinosa, 2B
    3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B
    4. Adam LaRoche, 1B
    5. Jayson Werth, RF
    6. Mark DeRosa, LF
    7. Roger Bernadina, CF
    8. Wilson Ramos, C
    9. Gonzalez, P

    Date / Time: Saturday, April 7, 12:05 p.m. CT first pitch

    Location: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois

    Starting Pitchers: Gio Gonzalez (0-0) vs. Matt Garza (0-0)

    TV: CSN-Chicago, MLB Network

    Radio: AM 720 WGN Radio


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