Charles LeClaire - USA Today Sports
Charles LeClaire - USA Today Sports

Cubs lineup vs. Nationals, Hendricks starting

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (57-50) will take on the Washington Nationals in a possible playoff preview on 1:20 PM CDT on Friday afternoon televised on WGN-TV and MLB Network

Righty Kyle Hendricks will get the start for the defending World Champions opposed by righty Tanner Roark.

In 2017, Hendricks has a 4-3 record with 3.80 ERA and 59 strikeouts.

One lineup note, shortstop Addison Russell is sitting for the second straight game.

The Cubs are currently in first place in the National League Central (1.5 games) ahead of the Brew Crew.

Cubs Lineup vs. Diamondbacks

1. Jon Jay CF

2. Kris Bryant 3B

3. Anthony Rizzo 1B

4. Willson Contreras C

5. Ben Zobrist 2B

6. Kyle Schwarber LF

7. Jason Heyward RF

8. Javy Baez SS

9. Jose Quintana P

Diamondbacks Lineup vs. Cubs

1. Goodwin CF

2. Kendrick LF

3. Harper RF

4. Murphy 2B

5. Rendon 3B

6. Lind 1B

7. Wieters C

8. Difo SS

9. Roark P

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