Abbott was called up today to get the start (Photo via Iowa Cubs)
Abbott was called up today to get the start (Photo via Iowa Cubs)

Chicago Cubs lineup vs. Cardinals: Willson Contreras sits, Cory Abbott to pitch


by - Senior Editor -

Game time: The Chicago Cubs (69-90) will battle the rival St. Louis Cardinals (89-70) on Friday (7:15 p.m. CT) at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO.

TV information: The game will be on Marquee Sports Network and Bally Sports Midwest.

Full recap/takeaways later on CubsHQ.com.

Cubs lineup:

Rafael Ortega CF

Frank Schwindel 1B

Ian Happ LF

Matt Duffy 3B

Trayce Thompson RF

Sergio Alcantara SS

Trent Giambrone 2B

Erick Castillo C

Cory Abbott SP

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have Abbott on the mound against Dakota Hudson (1-0, 4.91 ERA).

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