Cubs lineup vs. Diamondbacks, Rizzo back


by - Senior Editor -
Discuss on the Baseball Message Board   Print   | CubsHQ Facebook ChicagoCubsHQ Twitter CubsHQ RSS Feed
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

Tags: Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell, Ben Zobrist, Jon Lester, Albert Almora Jr, Willson Contreras, Ian Happ
Thanks for visiting CubsHQ.com. Follow our Facebook page to get updates on your news feed!
Send Feedback to Tony Crumpton: Email | Comment
Discuss on the Baseball Message Board   Print   | CubsHQ Facebook ChicagoCubsHQ Twitter CubsHQ RSS Feed
Loading...
Post your comments!
WATCH: Maddon yelling at the umpire "Let's Go"
WATCH: Maddon yelling at the umpire "Let's Go"
Cubs place Almora Jr. on family medical emergency list, call up infielder
Cubs place Almora Jr. on family medical emergency list, call up infielder
WATCH: 'El Mago' misplays grounder, somehow helps Cubs pull off magical double play
WATCH: 'El Mago' misplays grounder, somehow helps Cubs pull off magical double play
Cubs get to Padres early, finish off three-game sweep
Cubs get to Padres early, finish off three-game sweep
WATCH: Hilarious Padres throwing errors set to 'Yakety Sax'
WATCH: Hilarious Padres throwing errors set to 'Yakety Sax'
WATCH: Baez, Contreras combine for perfect pick-off play
WATCH: Baez, Contreras combine for perfect pick-off play
Commentary: Did you get the text, Matheny? YOU'RE FIRED
Commentary: Did you get the text, Matheny? YOU'RE FIRED
WATCH: Fowler homers in 1st at-bat since Matheny's firing
WATCH: Fowler homers in 1st at-bat since Matheny's firing
Cubs lineup vs. Padres, Rizzo at leadoff
Cubs lineup vs. Padres, Rizzo at leadoff
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest