Cubs lineup vs. Blue Jays, Zobrist out

Cubs lineup vs. Blue Jays, Zobrist out

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (64-57) will take on the Toronto Blue Jays on 1:20 PM CDT on Saturday afternoon televised on ABC 7 Chicago and the MLB Network. The Cubs are in sole possession of first place ahead of the rival St. Louis Cardinals by 1.5 games in the National League Central division.

The North Siders are currently 32-28 at the Friendly Confines this season and 5-5 in their last ten games.

Lefty starter Jose Quintana will start for the defending World Champions opposed by righty Nick Tepesch.

In 2017, Quintana has a 7-10 record with 4.33 ERA and 147 strikeouts.

Willson Contreras will still be out of the lineup for four to six weeks dealing with his hamstring injury.

In other lineup news, Jon Jay is leading off, and slugger Kyle Schwarber is batting second.

Cubs lineup vs. Blue Jays

1. Jon Jay CF

2. Kyle Schwarber LF

3. Kris Bryant 3B

4. Anthony Rizzo 1B

5. Ian Happ 2B

6. Alex Avila C

7. Jason Heyward RF

8. Javy Baez SS

9. Jose Quintana P

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