Charles LeClaire - USA Today Sports
Charles LeClaire - USA Today Sports

Cubs lineup vs. Pirates, Montgomery starting

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (68-61) will battle the Pittsburgh Pirates at 7:05 PM CDT on Monday night televised on WGN-TV. The Cubs are in sole possession of first place ahead of the Brewers by two games in the National League Central division.

The North Siders are currently 6-4 in their last ten games.

Longman Mike Montgomery will start for the defending World Champions opposed by righty Trevor Williams (5-6, 4.40 ERA).

In 2017, Montgomery has a 4-6 record with a 3.43 ERA and 81 strikeouts.

Utility infielder Tommy La Stella will make his third start in a row for tonight's game.

Cubs lineup vs. Pirates

1. Jon Jay CF

2. Tommy La Stella 2B

3. Kris Bryant 3B

4. Anthony Rizzo 1B

5. Ian Happ LF

6. Alex Avila C

7. Jason Heyward RF

8. Javier Baez SS

9. Mike Montgomery P

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