Colvin To Start At First For Injured Pena
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Tyler Colvin will make his first career start at first base when the Chicago Cubs take on the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday. Regular first baseman Carlos Pena suffered a sprained thumb in Monday’s win.
“I can probably use [Pena] if I needed to late,” manager Mike Quade told Paul Sullivan, of the Chicago Tribune. “But we’ll see. We’ll be careful with it and we’ll get a chance to watch Mr. Colvin at first base.”
It will also be Andrew Cashner’s first career start as a major leaguer.
The Cubs’ starting lineup for Tuesday’s game is as follows:
1) Kosuke Fukudome – RF
2) Starlin Castro – SS
3) Marlon Byrd – CF
4) Aramis Ramirez – 3B
5) Colvin – 1B
6) Alfonso Soriano – LF
7) Darwin Barney – 2B
8) Koyie Hill – C
9) Cashner – P