Jerry Lai - USA Today Sports
Jerry Lai - USA Today Sports

Cubs lineup vs. Brewers, Schwarber out

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (86-67) will battle the Brewers at 12:05 p.m. CDT on Saturday afternoon televised on FOX. The Cubs are in sole possession of first place ahead of the Cardinals by five games in the National League Central division.

The North Siders are currently a sizzling 9-1 in their last ten games.

Righty Kyle "Professor" Hendricks will start for the defending World Champions opposed by lefty Brent Suter.

In 2017, Hendricks has a 7-5 record with an impressive 3.22 ERA and 108 strikeouts. He is 3-2 with a low 2.42 ERA in 11 starts since returning from the disabled list.

Starting catcher Willson Contreras and shortstop Addison Russell both return to the starting lineup as outfielders Kyle Schwarber and Jason Heyward will be available off the bench.

Cubs lineup vs. Brewers

1. Jon Jay LF

2. Kris Bryant 3B

3. Anthony Rizzo 1B

4. Willson Contreras C

5. Albert Almora Jr CF

6. Addison Russell SS

7. Javy Baez 2B

8. Ian Happ RF

9. Kyle Hendricks P

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