Diamondbacks Vs. Cubs: Arizona Heads To Wrigley Field For Second Series Of The Season

The Diamondbacks head to historic Wrigley Field on Monday to take on the Chicago Cubs in a game that will start at 11:20 a.m. PST. You can find the game on Fox Sports-Arizona.

The Diamondbacks are 1-1 on the season after the third game of their first series against the Rockies was postponed due to snow. That's never something you want to read in a story about a baseball game. As a result Joe Saunders, who was scheduled to start yesterday for the Snakes, will get the start today. Saunders had a rough Spring Training, giving up 24 earned runs in just over 17 innings pitched. But the regular season provides a new opportunity and fresh start.

"Even as a hitter, you want to get off to a good start, you don't want to go 0-for and as a pitcher you don't want to give up any early runs," Saunders told Arizona's website. "You want to get off to a good start, and that's what I'm going to try to do."

He will face Randy Wells, who had a spring that was the opposite of Saunders'. The Cubs pitcher had a 2.10 ERA in the Cactus League, which helped him claim the fourth starting spot in Chicago's rotation. The 28-year-old right-hander has won both of his career starts against Arizona, striking out 18 batters in 13 innings.

For more on the Diamondbacks check out or team blog at AZ Snake Pit. And for more on the enemy, head on over to out Cubs blog Bleed Cubbie Blue.

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