Chicago Cubs lineup vs. Pirates: Willson Contreras to leadoff, Jake Arrieta to pitch


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Mark Rebilas - USA Today Sports
Mark Rebilas - USA Today Sports

Game time: The Chicago Cubs (3-3) will battle the Pittsburgh Pirates (1-5) on Thursday (12:35 p.m. CT) at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA.

TV information: The game will be on Marquee Sports Network, ATT SportsNet PIT, and MLB Network (out-of-market only).

Full recap/takeaways later on CubsHQ.com.

Cubs lineup:

Willson Contreras C

Kris Bryant 3B

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Javy Baez SS

Joc Pederson LF

Jake Marisnick CF

Jason Heyward RF

David Bote 2B

Jake Arrieta P

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have righty Jake Arrieta (1-0, 1.50 ERA) on the mound against lefty Tyler Anderson (0-1, 5.40 ERA).

Cubs pregame tidbits:

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