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Piniella’s lineup for the Cubs’ Cactus League opener Thursday against San Francisco in Scottsdale:

SS Ryan Theriot

3B Ronny Cedeno

RF Kosuke Fukudome

1B Derrek Lee

LF Matt Murton

C Geo Soto

2B Alex Cintron

CF Felix Pie

P Ryan Dempster

Alfonso Soriano and Aramis Ramirez get an extra day before joining the lineup Friday when the Cubs open their home exhibition schedule.

Also scheduled to pitch after Dempster’s two innings: Sean Gallagher (two innings), Jose Ceda (one), Neal Cotts (one), Carmen Pignatiello (one), Jose Ascanio (one) and Kevin Hart (one).

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