Dale Zanine - USA Today Sports
Dale Zanine - USA Today Sports

Cubs lineup vs. Rays, Heyward activated

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (41-41) will battle the Tampa Bay Rays at 1:20 p.m. CDT on Monday afternoon televised on WGN-TV.

Lefty veteran Jon Lester will take the mound for the defending World Champions.

In lineup news, Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward is back in the starting lineup for the first time since his hand injury.

The Cubs are currently still in second place in the National League Central (2.5 GB) behind the Milwaukee Brewers.

Cubs lineup vs. Rays

1. Jon Jay LF

2. Kris Bryant 3B

3. Anthony Rizzo 1B

4. Ben Zobrist 2B

5. Ian Happ CF

6. Jason Heyward RF

7. Willson Contreras C

8. Addison Russell SS

9. Jon Lester P

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