Cubs lineup for series opener

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Cubs lineup for series opener

The Cubs will open a three-game set with the Miami Marlins Tuesday night in South Beach.

Here's they way they will line up against Marlins ace Josh Johnson:

1. David DeJesus RF
2. Darwin Barney 2B
3. Starlin Castro SS
4. Alfonso Soriano LF
5. Ian Stewart 3B
6. Steve Clevenger C
7. Bryan LaHair 1B
8. Marlon Byrd CF
9. Ryan Dempster P

Clevenger is getting the start behind home plate, giving Geovany Soto two full days off with no game on Monday. Clevenger is killing the ball, with hits in six of his first 10 at-bats. He is also 2-0 as a starter, so that could bode well for the Cubs tonight.

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Here are some of Monday's top stories in Chicago sports:

Cubs show why they are defending champs while Nationals still have something to prove

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Last-place White Sox ready to trade, but only if the right offer arises

Kyle Schwarber has rocky start to Triple-A stint

How to watch, stream White Sox vs. Yankees

Jordan Howard wants to lead Bears... and lead the league

If Nationals are playoff preview, what should Cubs do at trade deadline?

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Riding the Metra with five-time major champion Phil Mickelson

Riding the Metra with five-time major champion Phil Mickelson

Five time major champion, Phil Mickelson, was in Chicago on Monday to promote the KPMG Women's PGA championship.

Mickelson took a 45-minute CTA train ride from Millennium Station to Olympia Fields CC, demonstrating how hassle free it is to get to the event.

While on the train, CSN's Pat Boyle interviewed Mickelson. They discussed Phil skipping the US Open, Tiger's dash cam video and how difficult the decision was for Mickelson to part with his longtime caddy, Jim "Bones" Mackay.

Lefty also talked about the revolving door of first time winners at the last 7 majors and what is left on his golf "to do" list.