Chicago Cubs Lineup vs. Reds: Albert Almora Jr. and Addison Russell start


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Benny Sieu - USA Today Sports
Benny Sieu - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs (44-37) will battle the Cincinnati Reds (36-42) at Great American Park in Cincinnati, OH on Friday at 6:10 p.m. CDT.

How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB TV, WGN, Fox Sports Ohio, and MLB Network (out-of-market only).

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Lineup notes: The Cubs are 5-13 in Addison Russell starts since May 26 and 9-3 in that stretch when he's not in the starting lineup according to Tony Andracki.

Cubs lineup:

Kyle Schwarber LF

Kris Bryant 3B

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Javier Baez SS

Willson Contreras

Jason Heyward RF

Addison Russell 2B

Albert Almora Jr.

Cole Hamels P

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have veteran lefty Cole Hamels (6-2, 2.92 ERA) on the mound against righty Sonny Gray (3-5, 4.03 ERA).

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