Chicago Cubs Lineup vs. Cardinals: Anthony Rizzo at leadoff


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Joe Camporeale - USA Today Sports
Joe Camporeale - USA Today Sports

It's rivalry time again!

The Chicago Cubs (34-27) will battle the St. Louis Cardinals (31-29) at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL on Friday at 1:20 p.m. CDT.

How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB.TV, NBC Sports Chicago, FS-M, 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 HERE. It takes only 30 seconds to get a full membership.

Lineup notes: Willson Contreras and Kyle Schwarber both get days off. The greatest leadoff hitter of all time, Anthony Rizzo returns to the leadoff spot.

Cubs lineup:

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Kris Bryant 3B

Carlos Gonzalez LF

Javier Baez SS

Jason Heyward RF

Victor Caratini C

David Bote 2B

Albert Almora Jr. CF

Cole Hamels P

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have veteran Cole Hamels (4-2, 3.62 ERA) on the mound against righty Miles Mikolas (4-5, 4.41 ERA).

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