Jerry Lai - USA Today Sports
Jerry Lai - USA Today Sports

Cubs lineup vs. Pirates, Schwarber starting

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (76-63) will battle the Pittsburgh Pirates at 6:05 PM CDT on Thursday night televised on CSN Chicago, MLB Network. The Cubs are in sole possession of first place ahead of the rival Cardinals by four games in the National League Central division.

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

Veteran lefty Jon Lester will start for the defending World Champions opposed by righty Jameson Taillon.

Cubs lineup vs. Pirates

1. Ian Happ CF

2. Kris Bryant 3B

3. Anthony Rizzo 1B

4. Ben Zobrist 2B

5. Kyle Schwarber LF

6. Javy Baez SS

7. Jason Heyward RF

8. Rene Rivera C

9. Jon Lester P

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