Cubs lineup vs. Giants, Russell and Contreras out

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

The Chicago Cubs (24-21) will battle the San Francisco Giants (21-28) at 1:20 p.m. CDT on Thursday afternoon televised on ABC Chicago and MLB Network.

Newcomer Eddie Butler will take the mound for the defending World Champions opposed by former Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija.

Cubs shortstop Addison Russell and catcher Willson Contreras are out of the starting lineup for today's action.

The Cubs are currently in third place (0.5 games back) in the National League Central behind the Brewers and Cardinals.

Cubs batting lineup vs. Giants

1. Ben Zobrist 2B
2 Kyle Schwarber LF
3. Kris Bryant 3B
4. Anthony Rizzo 1B
5. Ian Happ CF
6. Jason Heyward RF
7. Miguel Montero C
8. Javier Baez SS
9. Eddie Butler P

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