David Banks - USA Today Sports
David Banks - USA Today Sports

Cubs lineup vs. Diamondbacks, Lester starting

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (60-54) will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks on 7:10 PM CDT on Saturday night televised on WGN-TV and MLB Network.

Lefty veteran pitcher Jon Lester will start for the defending World Champions opposed by lefty Patrick Corbin.

In 2017, Lester has an 8-6 record with 3.97 ERA with 146 strikeouts. In five starts since the All-Star break, he has been impressive with a 3.03 ERA.

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

Cubs lineup vs. Diamondbacks

1. Albert Almora Jr CF

2. Kris Bryant 3B

3. Anthony Rizzo 1B

4. Ben Zobrist RF

5. Ian Happ 2B

6. Kyle Schwarber LF

7. Javy Baez SS

8. Alex Avila C

9. Jon Lester P

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