Contreras is in the leadoff spot this afternoon (Mark Rebilas - USA Today Sports)
Contreras is in the leadoff spot this afternoon (Mark Rebilas - USA Today Sports)

Chicago Cubs lineup vs. Cardinals: Willson Contreras at leadoff, Justin Steele to pitch


by - Senior Editor -

Let's play two!

Game time: The Chicago Cubs (67-85) will battle the rival St. Louis Cardinals (83-69) on Friday (1:20 p.m. CT) at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL.

TV information: The game will be on Marquee Sports Network, Bally Sports Midwest and ESPN (out-of-market only).

Full recap/takeaways later on CubsHQ.com.

Cubs lineup:

Willson Contreras C

Frank Schwindel 1B

Ian Happ RF

Patrick Wisdom LF

Matt Duffy 3B

Nico Hoerner SS

David Bote 2B

Trayce Thompson CF

Justin Steele SP

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have Steele (3-3, 4.20 ERA) on the mound against lefty J.A. Happ (9-8, 6.02 ERA).

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