Cubs lineup vs. Rangers, Contreras sits

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Cubs lineup vs. Rangers, Contreras sits

The Chicago Cubs (1-1) will battle the Texas Rangers (1-1) in the series finale on Saturday at 3:05 p.m. CDT at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas.

How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB.TV, NBC Sports Chicago, and ESPN.

Lineup observations: Veteran Ben Zobrist gets another leadoff start while Daniel Descalso gets his first start of the season at second base, and hot-hitting Willson Contreras gets some rest as Victor Caratini replaces him behind the plate.

Cubs lineup vs. Rangers

Ben Zobrist LF
Kris Bryant 3B
Anthony Rizzo 1B
Javier Baez SS
Kyle Schwarber DH
Daniel Descalso 2B
Jason Heyward RF
Albert Almora Jr. CF
Victor Caratini C

Pitching mathcup: Veteran lefty Cole Hamels will be on the mound for the Cubs against righty Lance Lynn. This will be the first start ever for Hamels against his former team.

The Cubs will have Kyle Hendricks pitching Monday against the Braves, Lester will pitch on Wednesday, and Darvish will get the nod on Thursday.




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