Cubs lineup for Braves, Contreras sits


by - Senior Editor -
Discuss on the Baseball Message Board   Print   | CubsHQ Facebook ChicagoCubsHQ Twitter CubsHQ RSS Feed
Steve Mitchell - USA Today Sports
Steve Mitchell - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs (48-45) will go for the three-game sweep of the Atlanta Braves at 11:10 a.m. CDT on Wednesday afternoon televised on CSN Chicago and WGN-TV. The Cubs will be going for six wins in a row to start the second half of the season.

Mike Montgomery will go for the defending World Champions opposed by veteran knuckleballer R.A. Dickey.

In 2017, Montgomery has a dismal 1-6 record with 4.01 ERA and 60 strikeouts.

The Cubs are currently second place in the National League Central (2.5 GB) behind the Milwaukee Brewers.

Cubs Lineup vs. Braves

1. Jon Jay RF
2. Kris Bryant 3B
3. Anthony Rizzo 1B
4. Ian Happ CF
5. Kyle Schwarber LF
6. Javier Baez 2B
7. Addison Russell SS
8. Victor Caratinit
9. Mike Montgomery P

Tags: Kyle Schwarber, Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell, Jon Jay, Mike Montgomery, Ian Happ
Thanks for visiting CubsHQ.com. Follow our Facebook page to get updates on your news feed!
Cubs reportedly interested in former 5-time All-Star
Cubs reportedly interested in former 5-time All-Star
Cubs coach officially named Orioles manager
Cubs coach officially named Orioles manager
Cubs reportedly in "strong pursuit" of free-agent infielder
Cubs reportedly in "strong pursuit" of free-agent infielder
Boras on Harper's relationship with Bryant, Bryant trade rumors
Boras on Harper's relationship with Bryant, Bryant trade rumors
Send Feedback to Tony Crumpton: Email | Comment
Discuss on the Baseball Message Board   Print   | CubsHQ Facebook ChicagoCubsHQ Twitter CubsHQ RSS Feed
Post your comments!
Why Troy Tulowitzki makes sense for the Cubs
Why Troy Tulowitzki makes sense for the Cubs
Latest news and rumors: Cubs scouting shortstop, latest trades and more
Latest news and rumors: Cubs scouting shortstop, latest trades and more
Commentary: Off-season observations
Commentary: Off-season observations
Cubs reportedly interested in former 5-time All-Star
Cubs reportedly interested in former 5-time All-Star
Latest news and rumors: Cubs pursuing infielder, latest on Machado, Harper, more
Latest news and rumors: Cubs pursuing infielder, latest on Machado, Harper, more
Cubs coach officially named Orioles manager
Cubs coach officially named Orioles manager
Cubs reportedly in "strong pursuit" of free-agent infielder
Cubs reportedly in "strong pursuit" of free-agent infielder
Pack your bags Grandpa Rossy, your team needs you
Pack your bags Grandpa Rossy, your team needs you
Latest news and rumors: Cubs get 3 players from Rule 5 Draft, La Stella trade, and more
Latest news and rumors: Cubs get 3 players from Rule 5 Draft, La Stella trade, and more
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest