Dennis Wierzbicki - USA Today Sports
Dennis Wierzbicki - USA Today Sports

Cubs lineup vs. Cardinals, Hendricks starting

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (89-69) will battle their rival St. Louis Cardinals at 6:08 p.m. CDT on Thursday night televised on WGN-TV.

The North Siders are currently an impressive 7-3 in their last ten games and have already clinched the National League Central division.

Righty Kyle Hendricks will start for the defending World Champions opposed by righty Lance Lynn.

In 2017, Hendricks has a 7-5 record with a 3.14 ERA and 114 strikeouts. He has an impressive 2.34 ERA in his last 12 starts.

The Cubs are unloading their bench for this game to give rest of players that might have partied too hard last night.

Cubs lineup vs. Cardinals

1. Leonys Martin CF

2. Tommy La Stella 2B

3. Ian Happ RF

4. Alex Avila C

5. Kyle Schwarber LF

6. Victor Caratini 1B

7. Taylor Davis 3B

8. Mike Freeman SS

9. Kyle Hendricks P

Cardinals lineup vs. Cubs

Carpenter 2B, Pham LF, Fowler CF, Martínez 1B, DeJong SS, Gyorko 3B, Piscotty RF, Kelly C, Lynn P

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