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


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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)

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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