Cubs lineup vs. Diamondbacks, Lackey starts

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (59-54) will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks on 8:40 PM CDT on Friday night televised on CSN Chicago.

Righty veteran pitcher John Lackey will start for the defending World Champions opposed by righty Taijuan Walker.

In 2017, Lackey has a 9-9 record with 4.81 ERA with 102 strikeouts. In his last five starts, he has been impressive with a 4-0 record with a 3.33 ERA.

Willson Contreras will be out of the lineup dealing with his hamstring injury.

Cubs lineup vs. Diamondbacks

1. Jon Jay CF
2. Kris Bryant 3B
3. Anthony Rizzo 1B
4. Ben Zobrist 2B
5. Kyle Schwarber LF
6. Alex Avila C
7. Jason Heyward RF
8. Javy Baez SS
9. John Lackey P

Diamondbacks lineup vs. Cubs

Peralta LF Pollock CF Lamb 3B Goldschmidt 1B Martinez RF Descalso 2B Marte SS Herrmann C Walker P

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