Cubs lineup vs. Pirates, Contreras batting cleanup

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Dennis Wierzbicki - USA Today Sports
Dennis Wierzbicki - USA Today Sports

Wrigley's Home Opener is finally here AGAIN.

Tuesday afternoon's batting lineup for the series between the Chicago Cubs (5-4) vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates (7-2) at 1:20 p.m. CDT at Wrigley Field will be the following:

1. Ian Happ CF
2. Kris Bryant 3B
3. Ben Zobrist 1B
4. Willson Contreras C
5. Kyle Schwarber LF
6. Addison Russell SS
7. Jason Heyward RF
8. Javy Baez 2B
9. Tyler Chatwood P

Tyler Chatwood (0-1, 1.50 ERA) will be on the mound today for his second start of the season opposed by righty Ivan Nova (0-1, 6.10 ERA).

Anthony Rizzo was placed on the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday morning as he is still nursing tightness in his lower back as Ben Zobrist and Victor Caratini will be his replacement at first base.

The game will be televised on ABC 7 Chicago, MLB Network (outside-the-Chicago area), and MLB.TV.

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