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Brad Mills - USA Today Sports

Chicago Cubs lineup vs. Pirates: Willson Contreras out, Kris Bryant at RF


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It's possible sweep time!

The Chicago Cubs (49-43) will go for the three-game sweep against the Pittsburgh Pirates (44-47) at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL on Sunday at 1:20 p.m. CDT.

How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB.TV, ATT SportsNet Pit, and ABC 7 Chicago.

Feel free to visit CubsHQ.com during the game as we will have a live game thread covering the ballgame with one of our writers. If you haven't joined our 100% free site, REGISTER HERE. It takes only 30 seconds to get a full membership.

Lineup notes: Some of the younger guys are in the lineup starting with Robel Garcia at 2B and David Bote playing 3B today. Switch-hitting Victor Caratini gets the start at backstop as Willson Contreras gets the day off nursing a sore right foot.

Cubs lineup:

Kyle Schwarber LF

Javier Baez SS

Kris Bryant RF

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Victor Caratini C

Jason Heyward CF

Robel Garcia 2B

David Bote 3B

Jose Quintana P

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have 'Q' (6-7, 4.19 ERA) on the mound against righty Trevor Williams (3-2, 4.54 ERA). Quintana has a 3-1 record with a 2.57 ERA in seven career starts.

Upcoming pitching schedule: Monday: Kyle Hendricks (7-7, 3.49) vs. Castillo (8-3, 2.29) Tuesday: Alec Mills vs. DeSclafani (5-4, 4.26) Wed: Yu Darvish (2-4, 4.72) vs. Gray (5-5, 3.42)

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