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Mather latest to start in center for Cubs

After hitting the Cubs' first pinch-hit homer of the season Friday, Joe Mather gets the start in center field Saturday against the Dodgers.

Manager

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Dale Sveum

also has used

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Tony Campana
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and

Reed Johnson

in center since the trade of

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Marlon Byrd
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to the Red Sox.

Chris Volstad

starts for the Cubs in place of

Matt Garza

, who is ill with

flu

-like symptoms. Garza is scheduled to start Sunday, although the Cubs have backup plans if he can't.

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The lineup:

DeJesus, rf

Mather, cf

Castro, ss

LaHair, 1b

Soriano

, lf

Stewart, 3b

Barney, 2b

Soto, c

Volstad, p

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