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Javier Baez scratched from Saturday's lineup vs. Cardinals


by - Senior Editor -

Not great news for Cubs fans.

Cubs standout shortstop Javier Baez has been scratched from tonight's lineup with his ongoing right heel issue.

Addison Russell will replace him at shortstop and Willson Contreras will not bat cleanup.

Cubs lineup:

Kyle Schwarber LF

Kris Bryant 3B

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Willson Contreras C

Jason Heyward RF

Addison Russell SS

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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