Contreras will bat second on Opening Day (Mark Rebilas - USA Today Sports)
Contreras will bat second on Opening Day (Mark Rebilas - USA Today Sports)

Chicago Cubs lineup vs. Pirates: Willson Contreras bats second, Kris Bryant at cleanup


by - Senior Editor -

Game time: The Chicago Cubs (0-0) will battle the Pittsburgh Pirates (0-0) on Opening Day (1:20 p.m. CT) at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL.

TV information: The game will be on Marquee Sports Network and ATT SportsNet PIT.

Full recap/takeaways later on CubsHQ.com.

Cubs lineup:

Ian Happ CF

Willson Contreras C

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Kris Bryant 3B

Joc Pederson LF

Javy Baez SS

Jason Heyward RF

David Bote 2B

Kyle Hendricks P

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have righty Kyle Hendricks (0-0, 0.00 ERA) on the mound against righty Chad Kuhl (0-0, 0.00 ERA).

This will be the second straight Opening Day start for the 'Professor.'

Pre-game tidbits:

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