Chicago Cubs lineup vs. Phillies: Albert Almora Jr. to bat last, Bote at SS


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Matt Kartozian - USA Today Sports
Matt Kartozian - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs (64-56) will battle the Philadelphia Phillies (62-58) at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA on Thursday at 6:05 p.m. CDT.

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

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New Cubs lineup: Javy Baez has been scratched because of an illness

Previous Cubs lineup:

Albert Almora Jr. CF

Nicholas Castellanos RF

Kris Bryant 3B

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Javier Baez SS

David Bote 3B

Kyle Schwarber LF

Victor Caratini C

Yu Darvish P

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have Yu Darvish (4-6, 4.43 ERA) on the mound against lefty Drew Smyly (2-6, 6.96 ERA).

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