After hitting the Cubs' first pinch-hit homer of the season Friday, Joe Mather gets the start in center field Saturday against the Dodgers.
Manager Dale Sveum
also has used Tony Campana
and Reed Johnson
in center since the trade of Marlon Byrd
to the Red Sox.
starts for the Cubs in place of Matt Garza
, who is ill with flu
-like symptoms. Garza is scheduled to start Sunday, although the Cubs have backup plans if he can't.
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