Cubs lineup vs. Cardinals, Happ starting
The Chicago Cubs (18-17) will play against their rival St. Louis Cardinals (19-15) at 4:05 p.m. CDT on Saturday night at Busch Stadium televised on the Fox Sports One.
Veteran pitcher Jon Lester will take the mound for the defending World Champions. Cubs elite prospect Ian Happ will make his major league debut tonight. The Cubs have several players playing tonight from their farm system including Kyle Schwarber, Ian Happ, Jemier Candelario, Willson Contreras, Javier Baez and Albert Almora Jr.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon currently has 999 career wins and will try for 1000 wins for his career.
The Cubs are currently in fourth place in the National League Central behind the Cardinals, Reds, and Brewers.
Cubs batting lineup vs. Cardinals
1. Kyle Schwarber LF
2. Ian Happ RF
3. Anthony Rizzo 1B
4. Jeimer Candelario 3B
5. Tommy La Stella 2B
6. Willson Contreras C
7. Javier Baez SS
8. Jon Lester P
9. Albert Almora Jr CF