Quinn Harris - USA Today Sports
Quinn Harris - USA Today Sports

Cubs lineup vs. Phillies, Javy Baez batting cleanup


by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (27-18) will battle the Philadelphia Phillies (28-20) at Wrigley Field on Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. CDT.

How to watch: The game will be televised on NBCSP, NBC Sports Chicago, and MLB Network (out-of-market only).

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 FREE . It takes only 30 seconds to get a full membership.

Lineup notes: El Mago returns to the starting lineup at cleanup as it appears that he is a full-go from his previous heel contusion issue.

For the season, he is batting .323 with 11 homers and 32 RBI.

Addison Russell will slide over to second base and get another start while batting seventh.

Cubs lineup:

Kyle Schwarber LF

Kris Bryant RF

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Javier Baez SS

Willson Contreras C

Albert Almora Jr. CF

Addison Russell 2B

David Bote 3B

Cole Hamels P

Pitching matchup: Cole vs. Cole...The Cubs will have lefty veteran Cole Hamels (4-0, 3.13 ERA) on the mound against lefty Cole Irvin (2-0, 2.77 ERA).

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