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Giants vs. Cubs, Starting Lineup Preview: Wet Weather Threatens Today's Game at Wrigley

The San Francisco Giants lineup card is as much a game of musical chairs as it is 9 players taking the field, and today is no different. Skipper Bruce Bochy is rolling out the majority of his veteran players today against the Chicago Cubs, though if the wet weather in the Windy City continues there might not be a game today at all. shows a 90% chance of precipitation and possible thunderstorms. Here’s a picture via the Giants twitter feed of Wrigley before the game, notice the large puddle already accumulated on the tarp over the infield.

But as for the lineup, Aaron Rowand will be in center field and back in the lead off spot as Andres Torres will get the day off despite his 7-15 start with 2 walks since coming off the DL. Miguel Tejada will be back at shortstop after Mike Fontenot’s rough hitting day yesterday, and Mark DeRosa will be at third.

Your San Francisco Giants:

1. Aaron Rowand CF
2. Freddy Sanchez 2B
3. Aubrey Huff 1B
4. Buster Posey C
5. Cody Ross RF
6. Pat Burrell LF
7. Mark DeRosa 3B
8. Miguel Tejada SS
9. Ryan Vogelsong P

Chicago Cubs:

1. Kosuke Fukudome RF
2. Darwin Barney 2B
3. Starlin Castro SS
4. Carlos Pena 1B
5. Marlon Byrd CF
6. Alfonso Soriano LF
7. Blake DeWitt 3B
8. Koyie Hill C
9. Doug Davis P

First pitch is set for 4:10 PT and can be found on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.