Cubs lineup vs. Pirates: Baez out, Almora in
The Chicago Cubs (11-8) will play game two of a three-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates (8-11) at 6:05 p.m. CDT on Tuesday night on WGN-TV. Kyle Hendricks (1-1, 6.19 ERA) will take the mound for the defending World Champions and he will be opposed by righty Gerrit Cole (1-2, 4.70 ERA).
The Cubs are currently 1.5 games in front of the Reds in the National League Central after beating the Pirates 14-3 On Monday night. However, the Pirates swept the Northsiders earlier this month.
Cubs batting lineup vs. Pirates
1. Kyle Schwarber LF
2. Kris Bryant 3B
3. Anthony Rizzo 1B
4. Ben Zobrist 2B
5. Addison Russell SS
6. Jason Heyward RF
7. Willson Contreras C
8. Kyle Hendricks P
9. Albert Almora Jr CF
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