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

Cubs lineup vs. Cardinals, Schwarber batting ninth

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (27-27) will battle the St. Louis Cardinals (26-27) at 6:35 p.m. CDT on Sunday night televised on ESPN. The Northsiders are currently .500 through a third of the season while they had an impressive 39-15 record at the same time last season.

Righty Kyle Hendricks will take the mound for the defending World Champions as the Cubs try to sweep their rival Cardinals. If they indeed win tonight, it will be the first Cubs sweep of the Cardinals at Wrigley Field since 2006.

Michael Wacha will be on the mound starting for the Cardinals.

The Cubs are currently in second place in the National League Central (1 GB) behind the Brewers.

Cubs Lineup vs. Cardinals

1. Ian Happ CF

2. Kris Bryant 3B

3. Anthony Rizzo 1B

4. Ben Zobrist 2B

5. Jason Heyward RF

6. Miguel Montero C

7. Addison Russell SS

8. Kyle Hendricks P

9. Kyle Schwarber LF

Cardinals Lineup vs. Cubs

1. Fowler CF

2. Carpenter 1B

3. Piscotty RF

4. Gyorko 3B

5. Molina C

6. Pham LF

7. DeJong 2B

8. Diaz SS

9. Wacha P

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