Cubs lineup vs. Pirates, Quintana starting

Cubs lineup vs. Pirates, Quintana starting

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (71-60) will battle the Pittsburgh Pirates at 7:05 PM CDT on Wednesday night televised on CSN Chicago Plus. The Cubs are in sole possession of first place ahead of the Brewers by 3.5 games in the National League Central division and are going for a season-high 12 games over .500 tonight and the series sweep.

The North Siders are currently 7-3 in their last ten games.

Veteran Jose Quintana will start for the defending World Champions opposed by righty Ivan Nova (11-11, 3.97 ERA).

In 2017, Quintana has an 8-11 record with a 4.49 ERA and 162 strikeouts. In his eight starts with the Cubs, he has a 4.50 ERA.

Catcher Willson Contreras has been doing running drills on Wednesday afternoon at Wrigley Field.

Cubs Lineup vs. Pirates

1. Jon Jay CF

2. Kyle Schwarber LF

3. Kris Bryant 3B

4. Anthony Rizzo 1B

5. Ian Happ 2B

6. Jason Heyward RF

7. Javy Baez SS

8. Rene Rivera C

9. Jose Quintana P

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