Cubs lineup vs. Astros: Kris Bryant out, Heyward returns

Cubs lineup vs. Astros: Kris Bryant out, Heyward returns


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The Chicago Cubs (30-22) will battle the Houston Astros (36-19) at Minute Maid Park in Houston, TX on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. CDT.

How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB.TV, ABC 7 Chicago, and ATT SportsNet SW.

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Lineup notes: Kris Bryant is still out of the lineup with his injury during Sunday's game. Javier Baez will DH for the second straight game. J-Hey returns to the lineup after battling a sore hip.

Cubs lineup:

Kyle Schwarber LF

Javier Baez DH

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Willson Contreras C

Albert Almora Jr. CF

Jason Heyward RF

Addison Russell SS

Daniel Descalso 2B

David Bote 3B

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have veteran Jon Lester (3-3, 2.68 ERA) on the mound against righty Corbin Martin (1-1, 4.97 ERA).

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