Cubs lineup vs. Astros, Kris Bryant out, Baez at DH


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Brett Davis - USA Today Sports
Brett Davis - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs (30-21) will battle the Houston Astros (35-19) at Minute Maid Park on Monday at 1:10 p.m. CDT.

How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB.TV, WGN, and ATT SportsNet SW.

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Lineup notes: Kris Bryant remains under evaluation and will be out of the lineup today as Jim Adduci will get a start at right field. Jason Heyward has some discomfort on his hip from the collision with KB yesterday.

Cubs lineup:

Kyle Schwarber LF

Javier Baez DH

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Willson Contreras C

Jim Adduci RF

Albert Almora Jr. Cf

Daniel Descalso 2B

Addison Russell SS

David Bote 3B

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have veteran Cole Hamels (4-0, 3.38 ERA) on the mound against righty Gerrit Cole (4-5, 4.11 ERA).

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