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

Cubs lineup vs. Cardinals: Bote starts at second, Contreras returns


by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (30-24) will battle the St. Louis Cardinals (28-28) at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO on Saturday at 6:15 p.m. CDT.

How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB.TV, NBC Sports Chicago, FB-WATCH, and FS-Missouri.

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Lineup notes: Willson Contreras returns to the starting lineup after two-days of rest. David Bote gets the start at second base while Kris Bryant is at 3B. Addison Russell is not in the starting lineup.

Cubs lineup:

Kyle Schwarber LF

Kris Bryant 3B

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Javier Baez SS

Willson Contreras C

Jason Heyward RF

David Bote 2B

Albert Almora Jr. CF

Jose Quintana P

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have 'Q' (4-4, 3.73 ERA) on the mound against righty Jack Flaherty (4-3, 3.77 ERA).

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