Cubs lineup vs. Pirates on Monday

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Cubs lineup vs. Pirates on Monday

The Chicago Cubs (10-8) will play against the Pittsburgh Pirates (8-10) at 6:05 p.m. CDT on Monday night on WGN-TV and ESPN. The newcomer Brett Anderson (1-0, 4.40 ERA) will take the mound for the defending World Champions and he will be opposed by righty Chad Kuhl (1-1, 2.60 ERA).

The Cubs are currently 0.5 games in front of the Reds in the National League Central. However, the Pirates swept the Northsiders earlier this month so it should be a highly contested series. One roster tidbit is that Pirates outfielder Starling Marte is currently on an 80-game PED suspension.

Cubs batting lineup vs. Pirates

1. Kyle Schwarber LF
2. Kris Bryant 3B
3. Anthony Rizzo 1B
4. Ben Zobrist RF
5. Addison Russell SS
6. Jason Heyward CF
7. Miguel Montero C
8. Brett Anderson P
9. Javier Baez 2B

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