Cubs lineup vs. Marlins, Ben Zobrist at leadoff

Cubs lineup vs. Marlins, Ben Zobrist at leadoff


by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (7-9) will go for their first sweep of the season against the Miami Marlins (4-14) at Marlins Park on Wednesday night at 6:10 p.m. CDT.

How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB.TV, NBC Sports Chicago, and Fox Sports Florida.

Feel free to visit CubsHQ.com during the game as we will have a live game thread covering the ballgame with one of our writers. If you haven't joined our 100% free site, REGISTER HERE. It takes only 30 seconds to get a full membership.

Lineup notes: Kyle Schwarber is back in the lineup tonight as he tries to get back on track. Kris Bryant will return to the infield at third base while David Bote gets a seat on the bench.

Since the recent postponement, Addison Russell won't be eligible to return until May 3.

Cubs lineup vs. Marlins:

Ben Zobrist RF

Kris Bryant 3B

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Javier Baez SS

Jason Heyward CF

Willson Contreras C

Daniel Descalso 2B

Kyle Schwarber LF

Cole Hamels P

Pitching Matchup: Veteran Cole Hamels (2-0, 3.79 ERA) will be on the mound for the Cubs against righty Sandy Alcantara (1-1, 4.24 ERA).

Hamels is 6-3 with a 2.64 ERA in 15 career starts with the Cubs and he has a 3.14 ERA in 10 starts at Marlins Park.

With regards to the bullpen, the Cubs have an ultra-impressive 1.00 ERA in the last 8 games. That is a huge bounce back from their 9.51 ERA in the first eight games of the season.

Pitching Probables vs. Diamondbacks:

Friday - RHP Kyle Hendricks (0-3, 5.40)

Saturday - RHP Yu Darvish (1-2, 6.11)

Sunday - LHP José Quintana (2-1, 3.43)

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