Cubs lineup vs. Padres, Zobrist and Schwarber back

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Jerry Lai - USA Today Sports
Jerry Lai - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs (25-24) will battle the San Diego Padres (29-20) at 3:40 p.m. CDT on Monday afternoon televised on ABC 7 Chicago.

Righty Kyle Hendricks will take the mound for the defending World Champions opposed by Padres starter Jarred Cosart. Hendricks is currently sporting a 4-2 record with 3.25 ERA and 43 strikeouts on the season. In his last six starts, he has been impressive with 3-1 record with 1.96 ERA. The Cubs need Hendricks to right the ship after a brutal sweep on the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber and second baseman Ben Zobrist are both in the starting lineup for today's action while rookie Ian Happ is on the bench.

The Cubs are currently back in for third place in the National League Central behind the Milwaukee Brewers and St. Louis Cardinals.

Cubs lineup vs. Padres

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

Padres lineup vs. Cubs

1. Cordoba LF
2. Solarte 2B
3. Myers 1B
4. Schimpf 3B
5. Renfroe RF
6. Cordero CF
7. Hedges C
8. D'Arnaud SS
9. Cosart P

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