Castro makes debut in 3-hole

As previously discussed, Cubs manager Mike Quade decided to bat shortstop Starlin Castro in the third slot in the order for the first time in his Cubs career during the second game of Wednesday’s double-header. Here’s a look at the Cubs’ lineup for the

1. Kosuke Fukudome, RF

2. Darwin Barney, 2B

3. Castro, SS

4. Aramis Ramirez, 3B

5. Carlos Pena

6. Alfonso Soriano, LF

7. Geovany Soto, C

8. Reed Johnson, CF

9. James Russell, SP

Manager Mike Quade expects Russell to pitch upward of 70 pitches today.