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

Cubs lineup vs. Pirates, Schwarber out

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (75-63) will battle the Pittsburgh Pirates at 6:05 PM CDT on Wednesday night televised on WGN-TV. The Cubs are in sole possession of first place ahead of the Brewers by 3.5 games in the National League Central division.

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

Veteran lefty Jose Quintana will start for the defending World Champions opposed by ace Gerrit Cole. In 2017, Quintana has a 9-11 record with a 4.49 ERA and 171 strikeouts.

Star slugger Anthony Rizzo is back in the lineup after not getting the start on Tuesday.

Cubs lineup vs. Pirates

1. Jon Jay LF

2. Tommy La Stella 2B

3. Kris Bryant 3B

4. Anthony Rizzo 1B

5. Ian Happ CF

6. Alex Avila C

7. Jason Heyward RF

8. Javier Baez SS

9. Jose Quintana P

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