Cubs lineup vs. Pirates, Rizzo out


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Patrick Gorski - USA Today Sports
Patrick Gorski - USA Today Sports

Wrigley's Home Opener is finally here.

Monday afternoon's batting lineup for the series between the Chicago Cubs (5-4) vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates (7-2) at 2:10 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 will miss his fourth straight start nursing tightness in his lower back as Ben Zobrist 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.



Tags: Kyle Schwarber, Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell, Ben Zobrist, Jason Heyward, Willson Contreras, Ian Happ
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