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Spring Training Game Thread 18. March 21, 2021, 12:05 CDT. Astros @ Marlins

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Zack Greinke gets another warm up.

MLB: New York Mets at Houston Astros Rhona Wise-USA TODAY Sports

Today, bubble players get their chance to make their cases against the Miami Marlins and starter Trevor Rogers. Fourth-outfielder contenders, Chas McCormick, Steven Souza Jr, and Jose Siri are all in the lineup. Contenders for the second utility spot, “Too Tall” Taylor Jones and Robel Garcia, are also posted as starters today. And if the Astros decide to keep three catchers, the versatile Garret Stubbs gets a chance to show off his batting mojo at DH.

The only opening day starters in today’s lineup are Alex Bregman and Martin Maldonado.

Here’s the lineup.

Chas McCormick..........................LF

Jose Siri.........................................CF

Alex Bregman...............................3B

Martin Maldonado........................C

Steven Souza Jr...........................RF

Robel Garcia................................2B

Taylor Jones.................................1B

Jeremy Pena................................SS

Garrett Stubbs.............................DH

This game is broadcast on radio only today, KBME 790 AM, 94.5 FM HD-2