Cubs lineup for Braves, Contreras sits


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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
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