Listen to Len and Mick as Cubs welcome Indians to Mesa

Cubs first baseman Bryan LaHair. Photo Courtesy: Jake Roth-US PRESSWIRE

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network

The Chicago Cubs will look to continue their winning ways this week as they host the Cleveland Indians at HoHoKam Park on Wednesday afternoon at 4:05 p.m. ET / 3:05 p.m. CT.

Yesterday the Cubs defeated the Cincinnati Reds 7-4 in Goodyear behind late home runs by Welington Castillo and Dave Sappelt.

Today the Cubs will send right-hander Jeff Samardzija to the mound against the Indians. Samardzija is competing for a spot in the Cubs starting rotation, and has been impressive this spring in four starts. In 14 innings he hasn’t walked a batter and has struck out 11.

Pitching for the Indians is right-hander Josh Tomlin, who is 0-2 with an 8.47 ERA this spring.

Fans can listen to the game on with Cubs television voice Len Kasper teaming up with Smokies broadcaster Mick Gillispie. The duo will be joined by Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune during the broadcast.

The coverage on begins with The United Airlines Lead-Off Show, which starts at 3:50 p.m. ET/ 2:50 p.m. CT. Fans do not have to sign up for an MLB.TV or account to listen, just click next to the Cubs and Mariners and you’re tuned in.

Along with, the broadcast is also available through the At Bat 12 app for mobile devices, which can be purchased here.

Be sure to listen in to Len and Mick as the Cubs face the Indians!

Listen now by clicking next to Indians at Cubs!

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Categories: 2012 Cubs Spring Training


The Smokies Radio Network is the official radio network for the Chicago Cubs AA affiliate, the Tennessee Smokies. Daily broadcasts begin with the Pilot-Oscar Mayer pre-game show airing 15 minutes before every game. Following the game the broadcast concludes with the Edward Jones Investments post-game show. The Smokies Radio Network staff includes the Director of Broadcasting Mick Gillispie, Sr. Broadcast Assistant Greg Young, Broadcast Assistant Keith Brake and Broadcast Intern James Rowe.


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