Cubs lineup vs. Nationals, Anthony Rizzo returns

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Jim Young - USA Today Sports
Jim Young - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs (25-16) will battle the Washington Nationals (18-25) at Nationals Park on Friday night at 6:05 p.m. CDT.

How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB.TV, WGN-TV, MLB Network (out-of-market only) and MASN.

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Cubs lineup:

Kyle Schwarber LF
Kris Bryant 3B
Anthony Rizzo 1B
Javier Baez SS
Willson Contreras C
Daniel Descalso 2B
Jason Heyward RF
Albert Almora Jr. CF
Cole Hamels P

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have veteran Cole Hamels (3-0, 3.08 ERA) on the mound against righty Max Scherzer (2-4, 3.64 ERA). With a strikeout tonight, Hamels will move into sole possession of 40th place on MLB's all-time strikeout list according to Cubs notes.

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