David Kohl - USA Today Sports
David Kohl - USA Today Sports

Chicago Cubs lineup vs. Giants: Jason Heyward at leadoff, Happ at 2B


by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (68-58) will battle the San Francisco Giants (63-64) at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL on Thursday at 1:20 p.m. CDT.

How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB.TV, WGN, MLB Network (out-of-market only) and NBCS BA.

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Cubs lineup:

Jason Heyward CF

Nicholas Castellanos RF

Kris Bryant 3B

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Javier Baez SS

Kyle Schwarber LF

Ian Happ 2B

Victor Caratini C

Kyle Hendricks P

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have the 'Professor' (8-9, 3.37 ERA) on the mound against righty Jeff Samardzija (9-9, 3.54 ERA). Hendricks is 4-2 with a 1.98 ERA in 10 home starts this season.

Upcoming pitching schedule: Friday: Jon Lester (10-8, 4.23) vs. Sanchez (7-6, 3.99), Saturday: Jose Quintana (11-7, 3.91) vs. TBD Sun: Cole Hamels (7-4, 3.73) vs. Strasburg (15-5, 3.65)

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