Cubs-Brewers game delayed on Wednesday
The Chicago Cubs (7-7) will play against the Milwaukee Brewers at 1:20 p.m. CDT on Wednesday afternoon on WGN-TV and MLB Network. Righty Kyle Hendricks will take the mound for the defending World Champions.
However, there is some bad weather in the area and the tarp is now on the field at Wrigley Field.
The Wrigley Field video board posted the following message: "There is lightning in the area, for your safety, please seek shelter and follow the direction of Wrigley Field Associates. Thank you."
12:15 p.m. CT Update - The game is officially delayed by rain and lightning in the area.
1:00 p.m. CT Update - The ground crew is taking the tarp off of the field.
1:30 p.m. CT Update - The game will start at 2:15 p.m. CT.
Cubs batting lineup vs. Brewers
1. Matt Szczur RF
2. Kris Bryant 3B
3. Anthony Rizzo 1B
4. Addison Russell SS
5. Willson Contreras C
6. Albert Almora Jr CF
7. Javier Baez 2B
8. Kyle Hendricks P
9. Jon Jay LF