Cubs lineup vs. Brewers, Bryant sits


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Steve Mitchell - USA Today Sports
Steve Mitchell - USA Today Sports

First place is on the line at Miller Park.

The Chicago Cubs are back in second place in the National League Central division after their 4-0 loss against the Brewers last night.

Wednesday afternoon's batting lineup between the Cubs (38-26) and the Milwaukee Brewers (40-27) at 1:10 p.m. CDT will be the following:

1. Ben Zobrist 2B
2. Jason Heyward RF
3. Tommy La Stella 3B
4. Anthony Rizzo 1B
5. Ian Happ CF
6. Kyle Schwarber LF
7. Javier Baez SS
8. Chris Gimenez C
9. Mike Montgomery P

Cubs will have Montgomery on the mound (2-1, 3.56 ERA) against righty Jhoulys Chacin (5-1, 3.58 ERA). Montgomery is 6-2 with a 2.05 ERA in his last 10 starts.

Bryant gets the day off as he is the middle of a 0-16 slump at the plate.

The game will be televised on WGN-TV and MLB.TV as the Cubs will try to go for an amazing 9 out of 11 wins against the Brewers this season.


Tags: Kyle Schwarber, Javier Baez, Tommy La Stella, Anthony Rizzo, Ben Zobrist, Jason Heyward, Mike Montgomery, Ian Happ,
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