Cubs lineup vs. Padres, The Greatest Leadoff hitter of all-time is back!


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Cubs lineup vs. Padres, The Greatest Leadoff hitter of all-time is back!

It is almost the All-Star break but the Cubs will have a series with the Padres.

Friday's batting lineup for the game between the Cubs (52-38) and the Padres (49-46) at 9:10 p.m. CDT will be the following:

1. Anthony Rizzo 1B
2. Albert Almora Jr. CF
3. Kris Bryant 3B
4. Javier Baez 2B
5. Willson Contreras C
6. Addison Russell SS
7. Ben Zobrist RF
8. Ian Happ LF
9. Tyler Chatwood P

It will be a pitching battle between Chatwood (3-5, 5.01 ERA) and lefty Clayton Richard (7-8, 4.50).

Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo is back in the leadoff spot which is the 16th time in his career. Joe Maddon is trying to get Rizzo going as he is 0-for-19 since June 16.

The Cubs game will be televised on NBC Sports Chicago.



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