Cubs lineup vs. Brewers, Schwarber returns

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Jerry Lai - USA Today Sports
Jerry Lai - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs (42-42) will battle the Milwaukee Brewers at 1:20 p.m. CDT on Wednesday afternoon televised on CSN-Chicago and MLB Network.

Mike Montgomery will take the mound for the defending World Champions and be opposed by righty Zach Davies. In 2017, Montgomery has a 1-5 record with an impressive 2.80 ERA with 52 strikeouts.

Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Thursday and will bat fifth for today's game.

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

Cubs Lineup vs. Brewers

1. Jon Jay CF
2. Kris Bryant 3B
3. Anthony Rizzo 1B
4. Ian Happ 2B
5. Kyle Schwarber LF
6. Willson Contreras C
7. Jason Heyward RF
8. Javier Baez SS
9. Mike Montgomery P

Rays Lineup vs. Cubs

1. Villar 2B
2. Santana RF
3. Braun LF
4. Aguilar 1B
5. Perez 3B
6. Pina C
7. Broxton CF
8. Arcia SS
9. Davies P

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