Cubs lineup vs. Pirates, Russell out

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Mark J. Rebilas - USA Today Sports
Mark J. Rebilas - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs (43-43) will battle the Pittsburgh Pirates at 6:15 p.m. CDT on Saturday night at Wrigley Field televised on FOX.

The veteran righty Jake Arrieta will take the mound for the defending World Champions opposed by righty Ivan Nova.

In 2017, Arrieta has an 8-6 record with 4.33 ERA and 99 strikeouts.

The Cubs are currently still in second place in the National League Central (4 GB) behind the Milwaukee Brewers.

Cubs Lineup vs. Pirates

1. Ben Zobrist 2B
2. Kris Bryant 3B
3. Anthony Rizzo 1B
4. Ian Happ CF
5. Kyle Schwarber LF
6. Willson Contreras C
7. Jason Heyward RF
8. Javier Baez SS
9. Jake Arrieta P

Pirates lineup vs. Cubs

Frazier 2B
Jaso LF
McCutchen CF
Bell 1B
Freese 3B
Polanco RF
Cervelli C
Mercer SS
Nova P

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