Cubs lineup vs. Mets, Rizzo to leadoff

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Mark J. Rebilas - USA Today Sports
Mark J. Rebilas - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs (31-32) will battle the New York Mets at 7:10 p.m. CDT on Tuesday night televised on ABC 7 Chicago.
Lefty ace Jon Lester will take the mound for the defending World Champions as they try to get back on a winning streak.

One lineup note is that shortstop Addison Russell will be starting at shortstop for the fourth straight game.

The Cubs are currently in second place in the National League Central (1.5 GB) behind the Brewers.

Cubs lineup vs. Mets

1. Anthony Rizzo 1B
2. Ian Happ 2B
3. Kris Bryant 3B
4. Jason Heyward RF
5. Addison Russell SS
6. Kyle Schwarber LF
7. Willson Contreras C
8. Jon Lester P
9. Albert Almora Jr CF

Mets lineup vs. Cubs

1. Lagares CF
2. Flores 3B
3. Cespedes LF
4. Bruce RF
5. Walker 2B
6. Duda 1B
7. D’Arnaud C
8. Reyes SS
9. Wheeler P

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