Cubs lineup vs. Reds, Anthony Rizzo still out

Cubs lineup vs. Reds, Anthony Rizzo still out


by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (24-14) will battle the Cincinnati Reds (18-23) at Great American Park on Tuesday at 5:40 p.m. CDT.

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

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Lineup notes: Anthony Rizzo is out for the second straight game with his back issue as Kris Bryant will replace him at first base. Daniel Descalso gets the start at second base while Addison Russell is on the bench. Ben Zobrist is still away from the team with personal reasons.

Cubs lineup:

Jason Heyward RF

Kris Bryant 1B

Javier Baez SS

Willson Contreras C

Kyle Schwarber LF

David Bote 3B

Daniel Descalso 2B

Albert Almora Jr. CF

Kyle Hendricks P

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will Hendricks (2-4, 3.19 ERA) on the mound against righty Tanner Roark (3-1, 3.27 ERA). The 'Professor' is 1-1 with a 3.57 ERA in three starts against the Reds this season.

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