Cubs vs Pirates Lineup: Heyward out, Baez in

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Cubs vs Pittsburgh Game 2

Arrieta vs Niese

May 3, 6:05 CT

Jason Heyward continues to sit out with a sore wrist. LF Jorge Soler and 3B Javy Baez get a start with the injury to Matt Szczur.

Starting Lineup on Monday

1. Dexter Fowler CF

2. Jorge Soler LF

3. Kris Bryant RF

4. Anthony Rizzo 1B

5. Ben Zobrist 2B

6. Javy Baez 3B

7. Addison Russell SS

8. Tim Federowicz C

9. Jake Arrieta P

Jake Arrieta finished April 5-0 with a 1.00 ERA … Elias points out that only six other pitchers won five games in April with an ERA of 1.00 or lower: Walter Johnson in 1913, Fernando Valenzuela in 1981, Randy Johnson in 2000, Cliff Lee in 2008, Zack Greinke in 2009 and Ubaldo Jimenez in 2010 … Jake’s 1.00 ERA is the fourth-lowest for a Cub in the season’s opening month (min. 25.0 IP).

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