Chicago Cubs vs. Cardinals: Javy Baez returns, Kris Bryant at CF


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Baez is back in the lineup (David Kohl - USA Today Sports)
Baez is back in the lineup (David Kohl - USA Today Sports)

Opening Day 2.0 is finally here!

Game time: The Chicago Cubs (35-27) will battle the St. Louis Cardinals (32-30) on Friday (1:20 p.m. CT) at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL.

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

Full recap/takeaways later on CubsHQ.com.

Cubs lineup:

Joc Pederson LF

Kris Bryant CF

Javy Baez SS

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Willson Contreras C

Patrick Wisdom 3B

Jason Heyward RF

Sandy Alcantara 2B

Kohl Stewart SP

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have Stewart (1-1, 3.12 ERA) on the mound against righty Johan Oviedo (0-2, 5.25 ERA).

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