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

Cubs lineup vs. D-backs, Arrieta starting

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (60-55) will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks on 3:10 PM CDT on Sunday afternoon televised on ABC 7 Chicago. The Cubs and the rival Cardinals are tied for first place in the National League Central division race.

Righty veteran pitcher Jake Arrieta will start for the defending World Champions opposed by righty Zack Godley.

In 2017, Arrieta has an 11-8 record with 3.83 ERA with 129 strikeouts. In five starts since the All-Star break, he has been impressive with a 3-1 record and a 2.21 ERA.

Willson Contreras will still be out of the lineup for four to six weeks dealing with his hamstring injury.

In other lineup news, Tommy La Stella gets a rare start at second base.

Cubs lineup vs. Diamondbacks

1. Jon Jay CF

2. Tommy La Stella 2B

3. Kris Bryant 3B

4. Anthony Rizzo 1B

5. Victor Caratini C

6. Kyle Schwarber LF

7. Jason Heyward RF

8. Javy Baez SS

9. Jake Arrieta P

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