Cubs lineup vs. Cardinals, Contreras and Heyward to sit


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Cubs lineup vs. Cardinals, Contreras and Heyward to sit

The battle for first place continues.

The Chicago Cubs (17-12) will battle the first-place St. Louis Cardinals (20-12) at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL on Saturday at 3:05 p.m. CDT.

How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB.TV, WGN, Fox Sports Midwest, and Fox Sports One (out-of-market only).

Feel free to visit CubsHQ.com during the game as we will have a live game thread covering the ballgame with one of our writers. If you haven't joined our 100% free site, REGISTER HERE. It takes only 30 seconds to get a full membership.

Cubs lineup:

Daniel Descalso 2B

Kris Bryant RF

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Javier Baez SS

David Bote 3B

Albert Almora Jr. CF

Kyle Schwarber LF

Taylor Davis C

Yu Darvish P

Lineup notes: Veteran Jason Heyward gets some rest with a much-appreciated day-off while Taylor Davis gets his second start of the season catching Yu Darvish for the second straight game.

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have Yu Darvish (2-3, 5.02 ERA) on the mound against righty Michael Wacha (2-0, 4.78 ERA).

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