Cactus League 2012: Rockies Hit The Road To Face Cubs

The Colorado Rockies are on the road to face the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday afternoon. The Rockies spent the first two games of the Cactus League at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick and went 1-0-1 against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Ben Paulsen played the hero on Monday with a walkoff home run in the bottom of the ninth for the 6-5 victory.

On Tuesday, the Rockies have their travel squad lineup against the Cubs. Four expected Opening Day starters (Dexter Fowler, Michael Cuddyer, Ramon Hernandez and Casey Blake (his first game of the spring)) are in the lineup today.

Guillermo Moscoso, acquired in the Seth Smith trade from the Oakland Athletics, makes his Rockies debut. He is heavily favored to win the No. 5 spot in the rotation. He and the rest of the Rockies can be heard through MLB.com Gameday Audio for the WGN call (if you aren't in Chicago). First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. MT.

Here is the Rockies' lineup for today, courtesy of the Denver Post's Patrick Saunders:

Dexter Fowler, CF
Jordan Pacheco, 1B
Michael Cuddyer, RF
Ramon Hernandez, C
Casey Blake, 3B
Brandon Wood, SS
Tyler Colvin, LF
Chris Nelson, 2B
Wilkin Castillo, DH
Guillermo Moscoso, RHP

For more coverage of all things Denver sports, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver. For more in-depth coverage of the Rockies, visit Purple Row. For more updates throughout Spring Training, check out Baseball Nation and MLB Daily Dish.

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