Jackie Robinson Day
Right-hander Aaron Harang starts on the hill for the Reds. And leading off for the visitors? Former Cubs prospect Corey Patterson.
Honoring a baseball great
Today, April 15, marks the second Jackie Robinson Day. Following a tradition started last year, players around the league will be wearing the MLB-retired No. 42.
The Cubs’ Derrek Lee, Daryle Ward, and coaches Gerald Perry and Lester Strode will be honoring Robinson. For the Reds, Ken Griffey and Dusty Baker will sport the special jerseys.