Dennis Wierzbicki - USA Today Sports
Dennis Wierzbicki - USA Today Sports

Cubs lineup vs. Rays, Zobrist to leadoff

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (84-66) will battle the Tampa Bay Rays at 6:10 p.m. CDT on Wednesday night televised on WGN-TV. The Cubs are in sole possession of first place ahead of the Brewers by 3.5 games in the National League Central division.

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

Lefty starter Jon Lester will start for the defending World Champions opposed by lefty Blake Snell.

In 2017, Lester has an 11-7 record with a 4.30 ERA and 169 strikeouts.

Cubs lineup vs. Rays

1. Ben Zobrist RF

2. Kris Bryant 3B

3. Anthony Rizzo 1B

4. Willson Contreras C

5. Albert Almora Jr CF

6. Javy Baez 2B

7. Addison Russell SS

8. Ian Happ LF

9. Jon Jay DH

Rays lineup vs. Cubs

Kiermaier CF, Souza RF, Longoria 3B, Morrison 1B, Ramos C, Hechavarria SS, Puello DH, Miller 2B, Bourjos LF

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