Patrick Gorski - USA Today Sports
Patrick Gorski - USA Today Sports

Chicago Cubs Lineup vs. White Sox: Willson Contreras out


by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (39-32) will battle the crosstown Chicago White Sox (34-36) at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL on Tuesday at 7:05 p.m. CDT. The Cubs are 6-1 in their last seven home games and 24-11 overall at the Friendly Confines.

How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB TV, WGN, and NBC Sports Chicago.

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Lineup notes: Anthony Rizzo has a career .448 on-base percentage in 28 games vs. the White Sox. He has reached safely in each of his last 21 games against the South Siders.

Against Ivan Nova, Javier Baez has two homers while Jason Heyward has a dinger too.

Daniel Descalso gets a rare start at second base.

Cubs lineup:

Kyle Schwarber LF

Kris Bryant 3B

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Javier Baez SS

Jason Heyward CF

Victor Caratini C

Carlos Gonzalez RF

Cole Hamels P

Daniel Descalso 2B

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have Cole Hamels (6-2, 2.98 ERA) on the mound against righty Ivan Nova (3-5, 6.28 ERA). Hamels has a 0.00 ERA in his last three starts.

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