Cubs lineup vs. Diamondbacks, Rizzo back


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Brad Penner - USA Today Sports
Brad Penner - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs (56-48) will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks on 7:05 PM CDT on Tuesday night televised on CSN Chicago.

Slugger Anthony Rizzo returns to the starting lineup after sitting out the last game with a sore back. Rizzo will be the only lefty in the lineup with lefty Patrick Corbin pitching tonight's game.

In 2017, Rizzo is batting .257 with 24 homers and 67 RBI.

Veteran ace Jon Lester will take the mound for the defending World Champions. In 2017, Lester has a 8-6 record with a 3.88 ERA with 130 strikeouts. He's 4-3 at Wrigley Field with a decent 3.57 ERA.

The Cubs are currently in first place in the National League Central (2.5 games) ahead of the Brew Crew.

Cubs Lineup vs. Diamondbacks

1. Ben Zobrist RF

2. Kris Bryant 3B

3. Anthony Rizzo 1B

4. Willson Contreras C

5. Albert Almora Jr CF

6. Addison Russell SS

7. Javier Baez 2B

8. Ian Happ LF

9. Jon Lester P

Diamondbacks lineup vs. Cubs

Peralta LF, Pollock CF, Rosales SS, Goldschmidt 1B, Martinez RF, Drury 2B, Descalso 3B, Mathis C, Corbin P

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