Cubs lineup vs Braves: Schwarber, Happ out

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<span style="font-size:.7em">Photo by Matt Chenoy | USAT</span>
Photo by Matt Chenoy | USAT

The Chicago Cubs (47-45) will battle the Atlanta Braves at 6:35 p.m. CDT on Tuesday night televised on CSN Chicago. The Cubs will be going for five games in a row to start the second half of the season.

Veteran John Lackey (5-9, 5.20 ERA) will go for the defending World Champions while the Braves will counter with rookie Sean Newcomb (1-4, 4.26).

The Cubs are currently second place in the National League Central (3.5 GB) behind the Milwaukee Brewers.

Cubs Lineup vs. Braves

1. Ben Zobrist LF
2. Kris Bryant 3B
3. Anthony Rizzo 1B
4. Willson Contreras C
5. Addison Russell SS
6. Albert Almora Jr CF
7. Jason Heyward RF
8. Javier Baez 2B
9. John Lackey P

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