Chicago Cubs lineup vs. Pirates: Willson Contreras to leadoff, Jake Arrieta to pitch
|Thursday, April 8, 2021, 10:04 AM- -|
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.
Kris Bryant 3B
Javy Baez SS
Joc Pederson LF
David Bote 2B
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:
Can Joc Pederson's homer off Devin Williams ignite the Cubs' offense? pic.twitter.com/bVPwZa4rDb— Marquee Sports Network (@WatchMarquee) April 8, 2021
#Cubs five-man taxi squad here in Pittsburgh: INF Ildemaro Vargas, C PJ Higgins, LHP Brad Wieck, OF Rafael Ortega and RHP Pedro Strop.— Russell Dorsey (@Russ_Dorsey1) April 8, 2021