Cubs lineup vs. Angels, Jason Heyward sits

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Jeff Hanish - USA Today Sports
Jeff Hanish - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs (4-8) will face the Los Angeles Angels (7-6) on Friday afternoon at 1:20 p.m. CDT at Wrigley Field.

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

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Lineup notes: Jason Heyward gets the day off as rookie Mark Zagunis gets the start in right field. David Bote will get the start at second base while Ben Zobrist and Daniel Descalso ride the bench.

Cubs lineup vs. Pirates:

Albert Almora Jr. CF
Kris Bryant 3B
Anthony Rizzo 1B
Javier Baez SS
Willson Contreras C
David Bote 2B
Mark Zagunis RF
Kyle Schwarber LF
Cole Hamels P

Pitching Matchup: Cole Hamels (1-0, 5.73 ERA) is on the mound for the Cubs against lefty Tyler Skaggs (1-1, 2.45 ERA).

Saturday: Hendricks (0-2, 6.48 ERA) vs. Stratton (0-1, 6.48 ERA)
Sunday: Chatwood (0-0, 7.20 ERA) vs. Cahill (1-1, 3.50 ERA)

Angels superstar Mike Trout is out of today's lineup:


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