Cubs lineup vs. D-backs, Almora to start
|Friday, April 26, 2019, 4:49 PM- -|
The Chicago Cubs (12-11) will battle the Arizona Diamondbacks (15-11) at Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ on Friday at 8:40 p.m. CDT.
How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB.TV, NBC Sports Chicago, and Fox Sports Arizona.
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Lineup notes: Javy Baez has 31 hits total and 15 are of the extra-base variety. He also is the third Cubs player since 1908 to collect at least 31 hits, 8 homers, 21 RBI in the team's first 23 games according to Cubs notes.
Cubs lineup vs. D-backs:
Albert Almora Jr. CF
Kris Bryant LF
Javier Baez SS
David Bote 3B
Ben Zobrist 2B
Mark Zagunis RF
Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have righty Kyle Hendricks (1-3, 3.54 ERA) on the mound against lefty Robbie Ray (0-1, 3.95 ERA). Hendricks just pitched against the D-backs on Friday and threw seven shutout innings striking out a season-high 11 batters.
Probable Pitchers vs. D-backs:
Yu Darvish vs. Zack Godley
Jose Quintana vs. Luke Weaver