Jon Durr - USA Today Sports
Jon Durr - USA Today Sports

Cubs lineup vs. Braves, Lester returns


by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (74-60) will battle the Atlanta Braves at 1:20 PM CDT on Saturday afternoon televised on CSN Chicago. The Cubs are in sole possession of first place ahead of the Brewers by 3.5 games in the National League Central division and are going for a season-high 15 games over .500 tonight.

The North Siders are currently 7-3 in their last ten games.

Veteran lefty Jon Lester returns from the disabled list and will start for the defending World Champions opposed by righty Lucas Sims.

In 2017, Lester has an 8-7 record with a 4.37 ERA and 155 strikeouts.

Cubs Lineup vs. Braves

1. Jon Jay CF

2. Kyle Schwarber LF

3. Kris Bryant 3B

4. Anthony Rizzo 1B

5. Ben Zobrist 2B

6. Javy Baez SS

7. Jason Heyward RF

8. Rene Rivera

9. Jon Lester P

Braves lineup vs. CubsInciarte CF, Albies 2B, Freeman 1B, Kemp LF, Markakis RF, Suzuki C, Swanson SS, Ruiz 3B, Sims P

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