Chicago Cubs Lineup vs. White Sox: David Bote at 2B, Almora in CF

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David Banks - USA Today Sports
David Banks - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs (39-33) will battle the crosstown Chicago White Sox (35-36) at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL on Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. CDT. The Cubs are 6-2 in their last eight home games and 24-12 overall at the Friendly Confines.

How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB TV, ABC 7 Chicago, and NBC Sports Chicago.

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Cubs lineup:

Kyle Schwarber LF

Kris Bryant 3B

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Javier Baez SS

Willson Contreras C

Jason Heyward RF

David Bote 2B

Jon Lester P

Albert Almora Jr. CF

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have Jon Lester (5-5, 4.08 ERA) on the mound against righty Lucas Giolito (10-1, 2.22 ERA). In 17 games against the White Sox, Lester is 9-6 with a 4.13 ERA. Giolito has been super impressive going 9-0 in his last 11 starts.

Future pitching matchups: Thursday, Tyler Chatwood vs. TBD. Friday, Yu Darvish vs. Jason Vargas. Saturday, Jose Quintana vs. Zack Wheeler. Sunday, Cole Hamels vs. Jacob deGrom.

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