Cubs lineup vs. Pirates, Willson Contreras sits

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Cubs lineup vs. Pirates, Willson Contreras sits

The Chicago Cubs (3-8) will face the Pittsburgh Pirates (6-4) on Thursday night at 6:35 p.m. CDT at Wrigley Field.

How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB.TV, NBC Sports Chicago, MLB Network (out-of-market only), and ATT SportsNet Pittsburgh.

Feel free to visit CubsHQ.com during the game as we will have a live game thread covering the ballgame with one of our writers. If you haven't joined our 100% free site, register here. It takes only 30 seconds to get a full membership.

Lineup notes: Starters Albert Almora Jr. and Willson Contreras get the day off tonight.

Cubs lineup vs. Pirates:

Ben Zobrist RF
Kris Bryant 3B
Anthony Rizzo 1B
Javier Baez SS
Kyle Schwarber LF
Jason Heyward CF
Daniel Descalso 2B
Victor Caratini C
Jose Quintana P

Pitching Matchup: 'Q' (0-1, 10.29 ERA) will be on the mound for the Cubs against righty Joe Musgrove (1-0, 0.00 ERA). Quintana has a good track record against the Pirates with a 2.89 ERA in five career starts over 28 innings pitched.



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