Cubs lineup vs. Pirates, Lester to start

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

Wednesday night's batting lineup for the series between the Chicago Cubs (5-5) vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates (8-2) at 7:20 p.m. CDT at Wrigley Field will be the following:

Albert Almora Jr. CF
Kris Bryant 3B
Willson Contreras C
Ben Zobrist LF
Addison Russell SS
Victor Caratini 1B
Javy Baez 2B
Jason Heyward RF
Jon Lester P

Jon Lester (1-0, 2.89 ERA) will be on the mound today opposed by lefty Steven Brault (2-0, 1.13 ERA). Youngsters Kyle Schwarber and Ian Happ are not starting to give them a break against the tough lefty.

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



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