Cubs lineup vs. Braves, La Stella to leadoff


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Mark J. Rebilas - USA Today Sports
Mark J. Rebilas - USA Today Sports

It's Jackie Robinson day today at Wrigley Field as all Cubs players will wear No. 42 jerseys.

Monday afternoon's batting lineup for the game between the Cubs (21-16) and the Braves (24-15) at 1:20 p.m. CDT at Wrigley Field will be the following:

1. Tommy La Stella 2B
2. Kris Bryant 3B
3. Anthony Rizzo 1B
4. Ben Zobrist RF
5. Javy Baez SS
6. Victor Caratini C
7. Kyle Schwarber LF
8. Albert Almora Jr. CF
9. Jose Quintana P

Cubs will have Quintana on the mound (4-2, 4.42 ERA) against righty Julio Teheran (3-1, 3.14 ERA).

La Stella becomes the seventh Cubs player to leadoff this season and he has 14 career starts batting in the leadoff spot.

The game will be televised today on WGN-TV, MLB Network (outside-Chicago-area) and MLB.TV.




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Tags: Tommy La Stella, Kyle Schwarber, Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, Ben Zobrist, Albert Almora Jr, Victor Caratini, Jose Quintana
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