Cubs lineup vs. Reds, Zobrist back

Cubs lineup vs. Reds, Zobrist back

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (62-56) will take on the Cincinnati Reds on 7:05 PM CDT on Tuesday night televised on CSN Chicago. The Cubs are in sole possession of first place ahead of the rival St. Louis Cardinals by 1.5 games in the National League Central division.

Righty veteran John Lackey will start for the defending World Champions opposed by righty Homer Bailey.

In 2017, Lackey has a 10-9 record with 4.82 ERA with 109 strikeouts. He is a perfect 5-0 with a 3.42 ERA in five starts since the All-Star break.

Willson Contreras will still be out of the lineup for four to six weeks dealing with his hamstring injury.

In other lineup news, outfielder Kyle Schwarber and Ben Zobrist are both back in the starting lineup.

Cubs lineup vs. Reds

1. Ben Zobrist 2B

2. Kyle Schwarber LF

3. Kris Bryant 3B

4. Anthony Rizzo 1B

5. Alex Avila C

6. Ian Happ CF

7. Jason Heyward RF

8. Javy Baez SS

9. John Lackey

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